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Phoenix Lights panel to mark 23rd anniversary

By T.K. Randall
March 9, 2020 · Comment icon 7 comments

The Phoenix Lights were widely reported. Image Credit: Archive footage
One of the most hotly debated UFO cases in history still continues to intrigue some 23 years later.
On March 13th, 1997, thousands of people witnessed either a series of stationary lights over the Phoenix, Arizona area or a set of lights in a triangular formation which passed over the state.

The phenomenon was also witnessed in neighboring Nevada and in the Mexican state of Sonora.

Even now, more than two decades later, the nature and origins of the Phoenix lights continue to remain a topic of heated debate. Some argue that the lights were extraterrestrial in nature, while others have dismissed the whole thing as little more than a routine military training exercise.

Some researchers have spent a large part of their lives attempting to determine what happened.
One of these - Dr. Lynne Kitei - describes the incident as "the most witnessed, most documented, most important mass anomalous aerial sighting in modern history, if not all of history."

She was one of the original witnesses who saw the lights that night in 1997 and has since published multiple books on the subject having spent the last two decades researching the case.

She has even created a new documentary that is set to be shown at the Harkins Shea on the afternoon of March 15th - just two days after the 23rd anniversary of the event.

There will also be a panel discussion focusing on how the lights were reported by the media.

A news report from an earlier anniversary of the incident can be viewed below.

Source: Fox 10 Phoenix | Comments (7)

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Comment icon #1 Posted by Jon the frog 4 years ago
I was thinking it was some light on the adjacent mountain ?  
Comment icon #2 Posted by stereologist 4 years ago
It was flares from the Barry Goldwater range seen over the Estrella mountains. This is event #2 and was the only event seen by Kitei. She thought the lights were talking to her and were close to her residence. Triangulation using the available videos shows they were 70 miles away.
Comment icon #3 Posted by stereologist 4 years ago
The article mentions that the event was seen in Nevada and in Sonora. Not sure that Sonora was ever validated. This is event 1 and only event 1. Also the article mentions a triangle of lights. Only event 1. Some people described it as a "vee", a boomerang, or a semicircle. Odd suggestion from the article: "She was one of the original witnesses" How can someone be a non-original witness?
Comment icon #4 Posted by Jon the frog 4 years ago
non-original witness = someone in need of Bob Lazar for example, lol
Comment icon #5 Posted by stereologist 4 years ago
Can you be a witness once removed? Can you be a witness-in-law? Can you be a substitute witness? Can you be a proxy witness? Can you be an alternative witness? When I learned that Kitei had the flares telepathically sending her messages I began to send out my own telepathic message: "Stop practicing medicine"
Comment icon #6 Posted by Golden Duck 4 years ago
I have
Comment icon #7 Posted by quillius 4 years ago
sounds like an interesting case   

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