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Ukraine's astronomers report that they have been seeing UFOs 'everywhere'

By T.K. Randall
September 14, 2022 · Comment icon 23 comments

Something strange is frequenting the skies over Ukraine. Image Credit: US Air Force
An ongoing research effort to observe and document UAPs over Ukraine has reportedly turned up quite a lot of sightings.
The study, which is being conducted by astronomers from the the Main Astronomical Observatory (MAO) of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, has been using two meteor stations situated in Kyiv and Vinarivka village to scour the heavens for anything strange or unusual.

Given that Ukraine is a war zone, it is perhaps not unexpected that there should be a lot of planes, drones and other aerial vehicles frequenting the skies over the country, but as it turns out, the researchers have been documenting "a significant number of objects whose nature is not clear".

The paper's authors describe two categories of UAP - "cosmics" (which are very luminous objects brighter than the sky) and "phantoms" (very dark objects that appear black against the sky).

These objects were detected numerous times, often in groups of several at a time.

The researchers also recorded some of them moving at considerable speeds.

"Flights of single, group and squadrons of the ships were detected, moving at speeds from 3 to 15 degrees per second," they wrote.

"Some bright objects exhibit regular brightness variability in the range of 10 - 20 Hz."

"Two-site observations of UAPs at a base of 120 km with two synchronized cameras allowed the detection of a variable object, at an altitude of 1170 km."
"It flashes for one hundredth of a second at an average of 20 Hz."

"Phantoms are observed in the troposphere at distances up to 10 - 12 km. We estimate their size from 3 to 12 meters and speeds up to 15 km/s."

The report has led to speculation that some of these objects are being operated by foreign powers such as China and could be secretive black projects that nobody currently knows anything about.

Given events in Ukraine, it is not outside the realms of possibility that China could be operating such vehicles there. It's also possible that these are secretive vehicles operated by the US.

Whatever the case, it seems to have Ukraine's researchers quite intrigued.

You can read the report for yourself - here.

Source: Vice.com | Comments (23)

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Comment icon #14 Posted by ExoPaul 2 years ago
I am going to guess you didn't read the report where there were multiple photos taken of UAPs and shown. But due to the height of the objects they are only dots and unidentifiable shapes. 
Comment icon #15 Posted by fred_mc 2 years ago
I would guess more that they are American than Chinese. China is trying to be quite neutral/diplomatic when it comes to what is happening. They don't want to destroy trade relations with neither Russia, the west, nor Ukraine. The US, who like most of the world is on the Ukrainian side, has more reasons to be there, to study what the Russians are doing.
Comment icon #16 Posted by Cookie Monster 2 years ago
I have stated several times that when there is a war on the US takes the strategy of stirring up debate about UFOs, with a few leaked videos showing strange objects. It seems that Ukraine is onboard with this. What it is about is to give their opponents the impression they have some secret toys. Unfortunately, with the speeds involved with the alleged UFOs it puts them in excess of Mach 40. Unless that`s in space then we lack the materials to do that in atmosphere for anything but a few minutes. In essence, the aircraft would melt very fast.
Comment icon #17 Posted by dragon1440 2 years ago
There is a long history of UFOs around nuclear sites and nuclear weapons. I can't help but notice the UFOs increased after the attacks on the nuclear power plants. The aliens are protecting us from nuclear fallout. Once again. If it were not for aliens I feel a nuclear war would have already happened.
Comment icon #18 Posted by astrobeing 2 years ago
Funny that no one can take photos of these endless UFOs around nuclear sites. Remember when the aliens stopped that nuclear war? I don't either.
Comment icon #19 Posted by pallidin 2 years ago
Starlink... Elon Musk has alluded to this, and wants the Pentagon to take-over operation costs. Those sighted are not UFO's. They're multiple Starlink mini-satellites.  
Comment icon #20 Posted by DanL 2 years ago
In the past that was understandable BUT now everyone is carrying a phone that takes great pictures. It seems that a lot of people LIVE with the phone in their hand or stuck on their ear. There should be more great pictures.
Comment icon #21 Posted by Alchopwn 2 years ago
Hmm... Drones much?  There is a war on...
Comment icon #22 Posted by DJ Dog 2 years ago
If I was an alien I'd want to check it out. Wouldn't you?
Comment icon #23 Posted by joc 2 years ago
I saw one once several years ago.  I didn't know what it was.  The only thing I could think of was maybe some kind of convoy.  So my mind went from Convoy of airplanes to...omg...are we at war?  Nope...just Elon Musks Satellites...really strange experience.

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