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Mystery object dazzles in the sky over Siberia

By The Siberian Times reporter
13 November 2015

A meteor? A rocket? A military missile? An UFO? So far no explanation for the lightshow over Trans-Baikal.

There were three flashes, leading some to believe they were seeing a rocket and others to say it was a meteor exploding as it flew through the atmosphere. Picture: Youtube

It began with a bright flash around 10pm on 11 November and was seen over a wide area of this region. One eyewitness spoke of a 'large luminous ball' which 'dragged a plume of bright green light'.

There were three flashes, leading some to believe they were seeing a rocket and others to say it was a meteor exploding as it flew through the atmosphere. Some accounts say it fell to earth. The spectacular sight was caught on a short video. 

Meteorite


Meteorite


Meteorite


Meteorite

'A large luminous ball dragged a plume of bright green light.' Pictures: Youtube

An eyewitness in the village of Olovyannaya, 200 km south east of the city of Chita, said: 'At first we thought it was a military exercise, but we did not hear the characteristic rumble. Normally, we hear the training very well in the village. Maybe it was a meteor.'

Another, Andrey Chepkasov, said: 'I went to the gas station, and suddenly right before my eyes there was this bright flash. I was even a little blinded. I almost lost control. A large luminous ball dragged a plume of bright green light.'

The Russian military firmly denied any involvement. Ilya Metelkin, spokesman for the 29th Army HQ, said: 'I can say definitely that the celestial object has no relation to military actions on the territory of Trans-Baikal region. More likely - it is a natural phenomenon.' 

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Eyewitnesses in at least three loclities told they saw the glowing ball. Pictures: The Siberian Times

An officer in the military unit of Olovyannikovsky district said: 'I can say with confidence that this was not because of the military. Currently, there are no exercises in our area.' 

Claims the UFO landed on a house causing it to go up in flames were denied. Associate geography professor Valeriy Kulakov concluded the phenomenon was 'something to do with the military'.

Comments (3)

it was joseph smith trying to get away from god and the lds church for lieing,, stealing he was a false prophet
rose harris, salt lake city utah
14/11/2015 23:41
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Here in San Diego, California a lost alien code has been found linking UFOs to each other as well as countless ancient artifacts proving that aliens have been nurturing mankind since the beginning..."UNSETTLING" -Los Angeles Times Google Mike Orrell or "Inaja UFO Photo" they're here....
http://ufodigest.com/article/archaeological-breakthrough-proves-aliens-exist
Mike Orrell, USA
14/11/2015 07:08
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The photos and video you have posted are of the 02NOV2015 Bangkok Meteor that have been zoomed. For more information - http://lunarmeteoritehunters.blogspot.jp/2015/11/siberia-russia-bolide-meteor-leaves.html
LunarMeteoriteHunter, Tokyo, JP
13/11/2015 15:55
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