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Footballer posts video of 'crazy' UFO on Twitter


Posted on Saturday, 28 March, 2020 | Comment icon 17 comments

A zoomed-in and heavily distorted view of the object. Image Credit: Twitter / Simon Church
Retired footballer Simon Church raised eyebrows recently when he shared footage he'd taken of a UFO.
The former striker for Plymouth Argyle had been observing the planet Venus back on March 24th when he captured a bright white object that appeared to be moving across the sky.

"Just seen the craziest thing whilst having a look at Venus tonight," he wrote on Twitter. "It was way to(o) high to be a drone and then just disappeared #ufo #ufosighting #crazy #whatdoyouthink."

The video, which has since racked up over 20,000 views, begins by showing the object far in the distance before zooming in to get a close-up view, albeit a rather distorted one.

"It was moving quickly then just disappeared surely can't be going mad after day 2 of isolation..." Church wrote.

But could this really be evidence of extraterrestrial visitors ?
While some have suggested that the object could be a drone, a plane or a Chinese lantern, the most likely explanation is that it is the International Space Station passing overhead.

After observing the object more closely and reading through the comments, Church reached the same conclusion.

"After watching it there it must of been the space station," he wrote.

"Cool to watch but gutted it's not Mars Attacks."



Source: Twitter | Comments (17)


Tags: UFO


Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #8 Posted by MissJatti on 28 March, 2020, 9:00
All I heard was scuffling in the video, not ''what the ** was that'
Comment icon #9 Posted by tortugabob on 28 March, 2020, 15:02
What a joke. So many lying liars on the net these days.  Another fuzzy photo of a star or Chinese lantern.  If it had been a real UFO he'd have been saying  "What the **** is that?" or " OMG what the **** is that?"   
Comment icon #10 Posted by _Only on 29 March, 2020, 1:30
This video a great example why zooming in on a far away point of light is always pointless and counter productive.
Comment icon #11 Posted by _Only on 29 March, 2020, 1:37
I will never not be entertained seeing this answer for anything and everything that has ever appeared in the sky. 
Comment icon #12 Posted by ChrLzs on 29 March, 2020, 22:45
Just to repeat Photography Basics 101... If your camera has only got digital zoom - TURN IT OFF.  It's effn USELESS on point light sources and simply generates false detail. OPTICAL zoom is the only type that really zooms in, and cheap to mid-range phones generally do not have it.  The first part of the footage, ie not trashed by the digital zooming, did look a lot like the ISS, but who would know for sure.  It's just uselessly bad footage.   While we're at it, the autofocus on phone cameras is usually hopeless at focusing on tiny points of light.  If you can, set the camera to infinity focus.
Comment icon #13 Posted by Dejarma on 30 March, 2020, 2:49
with regards to credence that's supposed to mean something!? oh wow- fascinating 
Comment icon #14 Posted by Jon the frog on 20 April, 2020, 14:55
Heavily distorted view of a light source ? Could be anything from the landing light of a plane far away, to the ISS, he was talking of Venus, well it could be Venus if is not standing still??  
Comment icon #15 Posted by astrobeing on 25 April, 2020, 3:00
Back in the 90's our planet was suddenly being invaded by UFOs that looked like flying diamonds. Of course they were all just out of focus points of light through the five bladed apertures of cheap camcorders.
Comment icon #16 Posted by Dejarma on 25 April, 2020, 4:07
it's all sooo fekin boring, isn't it!?!? 80+ years of so called modern ufology how many books etc have been written by so called experts? AND what have we got??
Comment icon #17 Posted by ChrLzs on 25 April, 2020, 9:12
And I make the same point I've made since the 90's... I am not alone in being a person who carries a decent camera + big lens with me almost all the time, even when I go for a walk...  Back in the 90's, it was a film camera (Minolta X700), and now (because they are so much cheaper) it's a digital with a longer and better lens..  (Sony a57 with 300 (effectively 450) lens) That camera + lens can go from wide panoramas: to long stabilised telephoto shots, in an instant:   But gosh golly darn it, I and those other good camera carriers are SOOOOOOOOO unlucky.  The UFO's always appear ONLY in front ... [More]


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