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USO emitting powerful light filmed by research vessel in the Gulf of Mexico


Steve McGarrett

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Hi, this is Steve McGarrett. This is my first post on the forum and it's referring to this unexplained mystery. It is indeed a mystery of what this is. I've been seeing a lot of stories lately about Unidentified Submersible Objects lately and could this be one? What do y'all think?

https://www.reddit.com/r/UFOs/comments/1c4al9e/strange_lights_seen_at_sea/

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5 hours ago, Saru said:

Welcome aboard. :)

You're welcome!

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7 minutes ago, Steve McGarrett said:

You're welcome!

I wonder what else it could have been... beside an alien spaceship?

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1 hour ago, Hazzard said:

I wonder what else it could have been... beside an alien spaceship?

Do you have to ask?  20 quid one out of the next 5 posts will contain the A word/name

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Cool, though it being just stationary leads me to guess it is, perhaps, just a drug load.

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Maybe a mirror or something similar reflecting the Moon? How long where they there for and how long would it take for the moon to move out of a mirrors reflection? or wouldn't it reflect at that sort of depth?
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My guess and someone from Reddit is that it's just a very high-lumens dive light someone dropped hours ago before he got there. If the light were some other color like yellow or purple which aren't conventional dive light colors from underwater conditions, that would be more interesting. 
https://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/explorations/14lostfleet/logs/august11/august11.html

The water was clear enough that even during a night dive the divers’ lights could be seen from Roper upon the surface.

Dive light from the 4th image in the article. 

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3 hours ago, Hazzard said:

I wonder what else it could have been... beside an alien spaceship?

The illuminating ghost of Jacques Cousteau?

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3 hours ago, Cho Jinn said:

Cool, though it being just stationary leads me to guess it is, perhaps, just a drug load.

I think so, too.

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We have scary bright led lamps for driving fishing etc, and like said it's a common dive light color, it doesn't move which would have triggered me to pull a matt hooper and dive in to check it out it has the look of a shrimping light to me but with so many prosaic things to rule out I would stop at "unknown" before some silly leap to aliens.

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13 hours ago, Alex_Rogan said:

Captain Nemo and his Nautilus, of course.

Possible, was thinking about  this one though.  The Swarm TV series

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Welcome Steve. Love the choice of name 👍

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Jumping to aliens is a silly thought.   We have lights all over the place.  

I didn't see all the pics a research vessel would have taken.

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Seeing as though it just sits on the bottom, even as a boat approaches it, tells me that it's not a USO.

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8 hours ago, Antigonos said:

Welcome Steve. Love the choice of name 👍

Thank you! 

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10 hours ago, Antigonos said:

Welcome Steve. Love the choice of name 👍

Book 'em Dano!

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Posted (edited)

Still looks a lot like bioluminescence algae . Maybe it latched onto a rock or something down there.

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35 minutes ago, Razman said:

Still looks a lot like bioluminescence algae . Maybe it latched onto a rock or something down there.

That is usually (always) more wide spread over a larger area... and bluish.

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Interesting, and as I recall, there are lots of large sea creatures, including some jellyfish from the deep ocean with strong bioluminescence similar to this.  Depth?  Stationary for how long?  There are lots of skeptical questions we could ask that should be easier for the oceanographers to answer more easily. So let's start with these two?

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9 hours ago, Freez1 said:

Some fishermen just dropped their high dollar LED flashlight.

Is it the one they don't want you to know about.

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It might be a seashell - though I would think that the sonar would have detected it.

Something similar was once detected near Japan and that was a very large seashell, if I recall correctly.

 

The sea near that Florida island is very shallow, about five metres if I read the depth map correctly, so it isn't anything from outer space.

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