Sunday, November 19, 2017
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in

UFO sighted over Houston during rain storm


Posted on Saturday, 16 August, 2014 | Comment icon 34 comments

The object was covered by several news channels. Image Credit: sxc.hu
A circular object with a ring of lights was observed by multiple witnesses across the city this week.
Social media was buzzing on the night of August 11th when several people managed to snap photographs of what appeared to be an oval-shaped craft in the sky over Houston during stormy weather.

Some of the images showed the object, which seemed to have a single point of light in its center, situated in the foreground with dark storm clouds looming menacingly behind it. The disc was pictured from several angles by different witnesses and seemed to change position in the air multiple times.

"The more people who see it in different directions, the more likely we are to figure out where it is, what it is and see if we can explain it," said Dr. Carolyn Sumners of the Houston Museum of Natural Science. "All the way back to recorded history, there are going to be things we can't explain. That's what makes it exciting."

Some of the photographs uploaded to Twitter can be viewed below:


Source: Yahoo! News | Comments (34)

Tags: Houston, UFO

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #25 Posted by dr no on 17 August, 2014, 13:58
How does that explain the multiple witness's? Barefaced liars
Comment icon #26 Posted by Earl.Of.Trumps on 18 August, 2014, 2:16
Multiple choices here. Drone, photo shopped with collaborating witnesses but remember - there are more pics on UTube than the ones on display in the article. Or it might actually be a UFO. If it is a drone, why fly it in that kind of weather, as coolguy pointed out. Seems unlikely. QuiteContrary's vid shows that it is not street lights. It's moving. If it is fake, they did a great job. But because this happened in a torrential rain and lightning storm, I side on it being a real UFO
Comment icon #27 Posted by MrBene on 18 August, 2014, 8:06
It looks like light reflections (the video) Now about the pictures, I'm not quite sure since the pictures are way too small to actually check something.
Comment icon #28 Posted by bigjim36 on 18 August, 2014, 21:39
I don't think these are light reflections because none of the other lights are reflected anywhere. Plus the original light source would need to be visible and it's clearly not.
Comment icon #29 Posted by JM91 on 18 August, 2014, 23:58
Houston we have a problem
Comment icon #30 Posted by Admiral Rhubarb on 19 August, 2014, 8:36
'Mass UFO Sighting' In Houston 'Probably Something Else' Says Sensible Scientist Find out more!
Comment icon #31 Posted by DefenceMinisterMishkin on 19 August, 2014, 9:45
Bang goes the street light theory..
Comment icon #32 Posted by seeder on 19 August, 2014, 9:49
'Mass UFO Sighting' In Houston 'Probably Something Else' Says Sensible Scientist Find out more! And from that link
Comment icon #33 Posted by DefenceMinisterMishkin on 19 August, 2014, 9:54
Stop pointing out the obvious! We have to keep the conspiracy going..
Comment icon #34 Posted by ChrLzs on 19 August, 2014, 20:51
I don't think these are light reflections because none of the other lights are reflected anywhere. ONLY lights at the correct angle AND those that are brighter, after reflection, than the other ambient light in that region will appear. Feel free to point out the ACTUAL lights that meet those criteria and I'll be happy to do the analysis. If not, please refrain from making unsupported, over simplified, and in this case wrong, claims. Plus the original light source would need to be visible and it's clearly not. ???????? On what new optical theory do you say that? Would you like me to show you 10... [More]


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
Humanoid robot is now able to do backflips
11-18-2017
Thanks to its latest upgrade, Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot is now capable of performing gymnastics.
Fireball lights up the night sky over Finland
11-18-2017
A time-lapse camera captured the moment an intense fireball streaked across the sky over Lapland.
China to build nuclear-powered space shuttle
11-17-2017
The long-term roadmap for China's space program has been revealed by one of its primary contractors.
Skepticism surrounds head transplant success
11-17-2017
Controversial surgeon Sergio Canavero claims that he has performed the first ever human head transplant.
Featured Videos
Gallery icon 
Slow motion katana slice
Posted 11-18-2017 | 0 comments
The Slo Mo Guys attempt to slice through a row of water bottles using a katana sword.
 
What happened to the Library of Alexandria ?
Posted 11-17-2017 | 5 comments
What really happened to the vast wealth of knowledge stored in the ancient library ?
 
World's largest sticker ball
Posted 11-14-2017 | 1 comment
This enormous ball of stickers contains somewhere in the region of 200,000 stickers.
 
Caving claustrophobia
Posted 11-10-2017 | 12 comments
A montage of shots from caving in some of the most cramped conditions on Earth.
 
World's largest reptile zoo
Posted 11-4-2017 | 1 comment
Reptile Gardens in South Dakota has more species of reptile than any other zoo on the planet.
 
 View: More videos
Stories & Experiences
Strange occurrences
11-15-2017 | Fife
 
Mysterious music box song
11-15-2017 | U.S.A
 
Haunted military house
10-23-2017 | New Zealand
 
Sleep paralysis or real encounter?
10-18-2017 | United Kingdom
 
Ghost playing with a balloon?
10-18-2017 | Australia
 
Impossible phone call
10-18-2017 | West Virginia
 
Seeing cats
10-18-2017 | Santa Rosa
 
Fourth of July UFO show
10-18-2017 | Hillsboro ND
 
Guardian angel ?
9-13-2017 | Middle of nowhere Iowa
 
I'm not normal, but I'm not alone
9-13-2017 | South Africa
 

         More stories | Send us your story
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com 2001-2017
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ