Showing posts with label ring. Show all posts
Showing posts with label ring. Show all posts


UFO Landing Ring Near Great Pyramids, Egypt, UFO Sighting News.

Date of discovery: Dec 2021
Location of discovery: Egypt
Google map coordinates: 27°34'41"N 32°56'42"E

There is a huge ring in the mountains in Egypt, you know...the kind of rings that are left in farmers fields after a UFO lands in it. That kind of ring. The ring measures 1.6km across and looks worn as if the UFO had sat there for a very long time. There is also a thick trail going down to the lower ground area, and it looks like it was used to exit and enter the UFO that was landed there. The ring sits 300km from the the Great Pyramids and may have been the resting location of a UFO that was responsible for helping to build the pyramids themselves. Even with todays technology and machine, we could not and have never built anything like it. This ring is 100% proof that aliens helped build the Great Pyramids in ancient Egypt. 
Scott C. Waring - Taiwan 


Dark Ring UFO Seen During Storm Over Vancouver, Washington, June 2020, Video, UFO Sighting News.

Date of sighting: June 7, 2020
Source: MUFON #109317 

This is a MUFON report that just came in. The eyewitness recorded a dark grey metallic donut shaped UFO. In the video we actually see this object zoom around and do loops over his home. There are no wings, no lights, no sound that would reveal if it was a drone or not, but the video of its movements are quite remarkable. The wind is blowing and its raining a bit, but this object is staying overhead doing loops, how? I have heard of dark ring UFOs and reported a few, but this is the first time I have seen one move like this. I believe the UFO may be attracted to the storm that seems to be brewing. UFOs often are seen near thunder and lightning storms and even around tornadoes. Probably attracted to the high static electricity in the air for some reason. 
Scott C. Waring - Taiwan

Eyewitness states: Donut flipping thru sky floated entire west to east from my position. A metallic silver donut shaped object floated / flipped across the sky west to east in a straight line at a constant speed.


Dark Ring UFO Seen Over Colombia Frightens Residents, Video, UFO Sighting News.

Date of sighting: Oct 4, 2019
Location of sighting: Cienaga, Colombia

This woman noticed a dark ring UFO moving slowly through the clouds above her. She grabbed this quick video which shows the object moving in and out of the clouds. 

This is not the first time a UFO ring report has come in. On September, 1957, Private Stone was stationed at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. He was assigned to the Post Engineers. It was about 9 AM while he was working inside buildings in the Post Engineer section, when someone yelled to him and others to come outside to see the odd thing coming over head towards their area. Stone and five or six others ran out and spotted an odd, black ring, moving slowly, high above the tree tops but below the broken cloud cover. The ring seems solid enough, not a smoke ring and Private Stone guessed the size of the ring to be about 60 feet in diameter, with the ring width about five or 6 feet. (This was a guess, possibly incorrect.) Private Stone remembered his Kodak Brownie camera which was in his car. He ran over to the car, which was parked nearby, grabbed the camera and took six pictures in fairly rapid sequence. After the second picture was taken, the strange ring started to develop a mist around itself. The mist thickened rapidly until it was more like a small cloud and within 30 to 60 seconds the Black ring was completely enveloped within a small compact cloud of its own.
Scott C. Waring-Taiwan


UFO Over Berlin Airport Moves Out Of Way Of Jet, March 6, 2019, UFO Sighting News.

Date of sighting: March 6, 2019
Location of sighting: Berlin, Germany
Source: MUFON #99333

Here is an interesting report from MUFON today. A person took some photos and noticed a UFO two of the photos. What looks like a ring UFO may be one solid craft with the top center having a dark tinted dome window area on it. The UFO moves it position when it notices the passenger jet approaching it. This makes me think there is a possibility of the UFO having shown up on airport radar. The UFO itself was probably hovering over Berlin Brandenburg Airport for a few minutes before it was forced to move out of the path of a jet. 

When you compare the size of the jet, lets say for comparisons sake its a 747 which is 76.3 meters long. Then this UFO is 30% the diameter of the jet, making the UFO 22.89 meters across. Notice how the UFO takes on the color of the sky behind it? Its tying to go unnoticed. The ships outer hull reflects the colors around it.

A lot of UFOs have been recorded over Airports over the years. I guess anything that flies has the newest and highest tech for safety reasons and that makes it worth investigating by aliens. 
Scott C. Waring-Taiwan

Eyewitness states: 
Round object found in the sky after taking photo from the TV tower in Berlin.


White UFO In Earths Orbit Caught In Apollo 10 NASA Photo, Nov 2018, UFO Sighting News.

Location of sighting: Near Earth 
Apollo 10 date: May 18-24, 1969 
Photo source: 

Here is an amazing capture during Apollo 10 mission. In the NASA archives of an alien craft in Earths orbit. The craft has a raised center dome in the craft, and the front 80% is a disk, while the back 20% is flat, which indicates it the back of the ship, compounded by the fact that the thin rounded side is facing the Earth, I have easily determined which is the front and which is the back side of this craft. Its hard to believe that such obvious evidence is right in front of us in NASA photos, in easy reach of the public, and yet, 99.9% of the Earths population will never see any of this evidence. This NASA photo is 100% evidence that earth is being visited by alien from another world. Scott C. Waring


Angel Gabriel was the UFO seen at Jerusalem, over Dome of Rock temple seen by over 10,000 tourists, Jan 28, 2011, UFO Sighting News.

Date of sighting: Jan 28, 2011
Location of sighting: Dome of Rock, Jerusalem

This is one of the most memorable UFO sightings in the last 20 years! A glow orb of florescent light slowly decided straight down from the sky hovering over an ancient temple called Dome of Rock. Seen by over 10,000 tourists and locals in the area, over a dozen videos of the event were released across the internet from different angles, giving us a great view of the event. 

The glowing UFO defended over the temple, fluctuated with waves of light through it, then in a great flash that shot in all directions, the UFO shot straight up at faster than speed of sound speed. 

This sighting is 100% real and confirmed to be so from serious video analysis I have done. It would be impossible to fake such an event of such proportions. 

During the crusades, the knights templar resided in the Dome of Rock temple and are believed to hidden sacred relics below it in a hidden tomb. One of those relics is the Ark of the Covenant and the Holy Grail. 

The real question on everyones mind is why would an alien want to visit here and ignore the fact that thousands were watching it? Why did it descend over the 2,000 year old ancient temple? Well I dug a little deeper into that and found out why. Something the world press and public had never discovered. 

They call it Dome of Rock, because the temple was built over a rock with holy significance and it has our answers. Its a holy rock to Muslims and Jews. 

Muslims say that the Rock commemorates the night journey of Muhammad. One night long ago the Angel Gabriel came to Muhammad while he slept near the Kaaba in Mecca and took him to al-Masjid al-Aqsa (the farthest mosque) in Jerusalem. From the Rock, Muhammad journeyed to heaven with the angel Gabriel, where he met other prophets, such as Moses and Christ, witnessed paradise and hell and finally saw God enthroned and circumambulated by angels. This UFO...we see in the videos over Dome of was the angel Gabriel

So you see, the rock has ancient holy significants, and probably contains ancient technology that allows a person to transport (teleport) across space and time to the planet in which these holy beings live. Perhaps they came to reactivate the portal, or to disable it? To ready the door for an important event in the near future. Or maybe they came to remember his close friend Muhammad, and celebrate his life. The angel Gabriel was an alien...with such advanced technology, humans back then could only explain him as being a servant of angel. Muhammad was his friend. 

And now you know the secret to the UFO sighting at Dome of Rock.
Scott C. Waring-Taiwan


Cloaked UFO Spotted Hiding On Top Of Cloud In Canada Under Passenger Jet, Photos, UFO Sighting News.

Date of sighting: April 21, 2017
Location of sighting: Quebec, Canada
Source: MUFON #94608

Wow! This person witnessed a disk shaped empty space on the top of a clouds while flying over Canada last year. I have never seen such a ring on the top of the clouds before, but many reports of them below the clouds have been recorded. 

You see, a UFO will leave a gap in the clouds no matter what! Even when its cloaked like it is here. Yes, the UFO is still there and from its size it looks to be about a half a mile across. If the UFO flew through the clouds, it would leave a perfect hole visible, much like the O'hare airport sighting witnessed by many approve workers and pilots as they saw a disk rise up into the clouds leaving a gaping hole that was visible for over 15 minutes. 

This is another great sighting that is absolute proof that UFOs do visit our skies and hover slowly observing the inhabitants below. 

Scott C. Waring-Taiwan

Eyewitness states: 
There is a circle in the clouds? Maybe fuel from a UFO?


UFO Ring Seen Over Highway In Korea On Jan 1, 2016, Video, UFO Sighting News.

Date of sighting: Jan 1, 2016
Location of sighting: Korea

The eyewitness asks if this is a Taegeuk, which is the Yin-yang symbol as we know it. The ring in the sky is actually an entire UFO disk. We can see that the edges of the UFO have cloud ether gathering around it or being made by the UFO. The disk seems to be preparing to making a cloud around it. Although the disk is cloaked, they are still at least considering making a cloud around themselves to be extra safe. This is very similar to the 1957 UFO Event at Army Ft. Belvoir, Virginia, where a black metallic ring was seen and photographed as it quickly made a cloud entirely covering it (Click here to view event).
Scott C. Waring

Eyewitness states: 
A Taegeuk mark in the sky. Is this a UFO event I am viewing from my window? Or a message, or a UFO?



RUSSIA Bizzare Portal RING! Military UFO Alert! 11/8/2016, Video, UFO Sightings News.

Date of sighting: Nov 8, 2016
Location of sighting: Russia

This ring UFO was seen over Russia this month and was reported by ThirdPhaseofMoon, a UFO researching Youtube channel that focuses on all areas of paranormal phenomena. 

Ring UFOs are no joke. They have been recorded by the US military since 1957 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.  (Click here to see it). In that sighting the US Army guard took many photos of the UFO as it was was creating a white cloud around it to hide in. Yes, UFOs make clouds. Its not rocket science to do it. I mean just drop some dry ice into your cup of water and bam! You got instant cloud. So with aliens and their advanced tech, its childs play.
Scott C. Waring-Taiwan


Ancient Gold Ring Found On Mars In Rover Photo, Sept 2016, Video, UFO Sighting News.

Date of discovery: Sept 2016
Location of discovery: Mars

This ring was found by Paranormal Crucible of Youtube this week. He didn't disclose the source URL of the photo, however the detail of the ring is very remarkable. A similar object has been found in the past on Mars, but it was a coin with the face of two different species of aliens on it (Click here to view).
Scott C. Waring

Paranormal Crucible states: 
Amazing artifact found on Mars that in my opinion is solid evidence that past life did exist on the red planet. This is a ring or perhaps a small bracelet, it even has a tinge of gold that is still visible in the raw image. I am convinced this is a piece of Martian jewellery, possible hundreds or maybe thousands of years old. We need to send a team of archaeologists to Mars, this planet was once inhabited, perhaps by our true ancestors. Paranormal Crucible.



Dormant UFO Suddenly Awakens And Shoots Out Of Saturn Ring, April 8, 2016, NASA Source, UFO Sighting News.

Date of discovery: April 8, 2016
Location of discovery: Saturn's Rings

NASA says its an object that was sitting in the ring and then was dislodged, I agee with that. It looks like a UFO was laying dormant in the ring and was suddenly turned on and shot out to do its job. This UFO was probably a drone, since the UFO may have been hiding there for an infinite amount of years. 

Of course there are some dormant ships that have a living human-like pilot...for instance the Apollo 20 mission ship in Deporte crater on Earths moon. The pilot (a woman) had a third eye on her forehead and was attached to the pilot controls with an umbilical cord-like tubes. This woman was recovered by the astronauts, taken back to earth...all the time she was said to be in a stasis, not alive...not dead. I asked William Rutledge on Youtube  (RetiredAFB) for more info (he was an astronaut on the mission), but his account was hacked, videos mostly deleted, and at about 80 years old, decided to give up trying to teach the world about what he saw. He did leave a message I read saying "congratulations to the ones hacking my account, you have great hacking skills." or something like that. That was the last we ever heard of William 8 years ago. 
Scott C. Waring

NASA States: 
A bright disruption in Saturn's narrow F ring suggests it may have been disturbed recently. This feature was mostly likely not caused by Pandora (50 miles or 81 kilometers across) which lurks nearby, at lower right. More likely, it was created by the interaction of a small object embedded in the ring itself and material in the core of the ring. Scientists sometimes refer to these features as "jets." Because these bodies are small and embedded in the F ring itself, they are difficult to spot at the resolution available to NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Instead, their handiwork reveals their presence, and scientists use the Cassini spacecraft to study these stealthy sculptors of the F ring. This view looks toward the sunlit side of the rings from about 15 above the ring plane. The image was taken in visible light with the Cassini spacecraft narrow-angle camera on April 8, 2016. The view was acquired at a distance of approximately 1.4 million miles (2.2 million kilometers) from Saturn and at a Sun-Saturn-spacecraft, or phase, angle of 105 degrees. Image scale is 8 miles (13 kilometers) per pixel. The Cassini mission is a cooperative project of NASA, ESA (the European Space Agency) and the Italian Space Agency. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages the mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington. The Cassini orbiter and its two onboard cameras were designed, developed and assembled at JPL. The imaging operations center is based at the Space Science Institute in Boulder, Colorado.


Scary black ring UFO above Disneyland, Families Panic, April 27, 2016, Video, UFO Sighting News.

Date of sighting: April 27, 2016
Location of sighting: Disney Land, California, USA

Ring UFOs are super rare, but they have been seen a lot. This UFO is over Disney Land and causes the family to worry about an alien invasion. However since this is over a theme park, its possible that one of the rides may have caused it.  For Instance, there is a World of Color Celebrate show in Disney California Adventure. During the Star Wars and Finale unit there a flamethrower that shoots up to 150 feet which caused a huge smoke fire ring effect in the air. It also could have been a transformer blowing out. 

However, such UFOs have been recorded by the US Army back in 1957 during the Ft Belvoir case. Click to view. 

No way to be certain either way, but awesome the object was caught on video, which shows its moment. 

Scott C. Waring

Eyewitness states:
No idea what this could be... Walking up main Street at Disneyland, following the parade. Everyone around me starts looking up and pointing at this daunting black ring floating methodically above us. It was a windy night, couldn't have been a smoke ring. Everyone watched it in fear/confusion. I half expected an alien portal to open up through this ring as we were gazing up in disbelief... The strangest thing I've ever seen. I yanked my phone out to record as soon as I saw this thing, then immediately uploaded to YouTube. This is raw footage, apologize for shakiness.


Teenager spots UFO shaped black circle floating over his house, July 2015, UFO Sighting News.

Date of sighting: July 23, 2015
Location of sighting: Nottingham, England

This ring UFO was spotted by a boy in England this week as it flew over his house. Although it could be a smoke ring, such ring UFOs have been recorded by the US military and they confirmed it was a UFO (Sept 1957 Ft. Belvoir). So, only a closed mind would say its 100% chance of being a smoke ring, however...there is a chance, just not that big. I believe this to be a ring UFO. A UFO that is a drone, but usually stays high up in the clouds and it can also form a cloud around in in under a minute. UFOs cause animals to act did you notice the birds flying all around it? It clearly got their attention. This is a true sign of a UFO. Another is that it took place during sunset. Which is the #1 most common time to see UFOs. 
Scott C. Waring


Classic UFO Near Apollo 10 While In Earths Orbit, Jan 31, 2015, UFO Sighting News.

Date of discovery: Jan 31, 2015
Location of sighting: Earths orbit

Caught in orbit around Earth during an Apollo 10 mission, this UFO looks awfully close to the Apollo module. The photo was taken in July of 1969 and shows a solid craft in high orbit. Notice the bulging center of the craft...much like we hear about in classic UFO reports. I salute Streetcap1 for this  awesome discovery. SCW


Ring UFO Appears Over Warwickshire, England, Many Witnesses, April 2014, VIDEO, UFO Sighting News.

Date of sighting: April 2014
Location of sighting:  Warwickshire, England

According to the Daily Mirror, 16-year-old Georgina was playing tennis with her mom when she saw the UFO moving past. The pair saw a clearly defined black circle which looked like a giant smoke ring. The UFO hovered for three minutes before it disappeared. Georgina stated that she looked up at the object in the sky and thought "what the hell. It was just floating there like a cloud and then it disappeared. It wasn't birds either. There were about ten of us who stopped what we were doing and watched. It is the weirdest thing I have ever seen." 

The video below of the UFO shows the object over a tree, but end before the UFO disappears, which would have been helpful to see to determine if its a smoke ring or UFO cloaking. SCW

A similar UFO was recorded by some US solders in Sept 1957 at Fort Belvior, Virginia. Private Stone remembered his Kodak Brownie camera which was in his car. He ran over to the car, which was parked nearby, grabbed the camera and took six pictures in fairly rapid sequence. After the second picture was taken, the strange ring started to develop a mist around itself. The mist thickened rapidly until it was more like a small cloud and within 30 to 60 seconds the Black ring was completely enveloped within a small compact cloud of its own.


Triangle UFO And Ring UFO Caught In Moon Photo By Accident Over Louisiana, Feb 15, 2014, UFO sighting News.

Date of sighting: February 15, 2014
Location of sighting: Louisiana, USA
Source: MUFON
Case #: 54966

The report sent into MUFON has an amazing triangle UFO that was caught by accident, but there is another UFO...a ring UFO just above the moon. If we go by saying the triangle UFO is blackish, then the ring UFO may actually be a black disk. SCW

Eyewitness states:
I took pictures of the moon from my yard recently when the moon was reported to be close to the earth. When I reviewed the pics I noticed the shape. The tips of the wings look very defined.
Click on photo to enlarge.


Ring UFO Recorded By NASA On Nov 5, 2013, Video, UFO Sighting News.

Date of sighting: November 5, 2013
Location of sighting: Earths Orbit at International Space Station, ISS
Time: 4:51 am 
NASA Link:

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This UFO was recorded by NASA themselves and is on the link above. The link has 2 hours of video on it and if you jump to about 1:35 you will see this UFO directly on the NASA video. This UFO looks a lot like the March 1996 "Tether Incident." During the Tether Incident the donut UFOs pulsated and throbbed as if alive. This however does neither, but does look the same in appearance. 

Some of the comments below the NASA video addressed their concerns about the UFO.

One concerned person states; "Once again, the appearance of an unidentified flying object in orbit, NASA disables broadcast (((. I want to ask NASA - Where the HD video quality with the ISS? How much can you translate such a bad signal? What are you trying to hide? The truth? People already know the truth and conceal the truth does not make sense! Give people the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the Earth and the cosmos in a good quality pictures!"

Some of the comments on the Youtube video also addressed similar concerns. 

One person states; "I agree they are alive... but I also think they phase in and out of our reality... they maybe a quantum species that are not effected by our gravity due to them having vary little mass and in constant flux."

Another person states:  "I believe these objects and many of the others seen in near Earth orbit are biological, I think they are like jellyfish or other such creatures. We know that there are life forms that live at ocean depths that would kill nearly everything else because of the intense pressure, I see no reason why there could not be creatures that survive in the absence of pressure as we have in space. Life has repeatedly demonstrated the ability to occur in virtually every condition we know of."


Glowing Orb Ring Over New Castle, Delaware On June 13, 2013.

Date of sighting: June 13, 2013
Location of sighting: New Castle, Delaware, USA
Source: MUFON Case #48113

Eyewitness states: 
I was at another location when this happened. I knew I must immediately post this to MUFON and other boards I am a member of. I will gather more information from her about this sighting and will provide her contact info if you contact me back. Here is here message to me...

"It was this morning when the storm rolled in. About 9 or 9:30. I took a bunch of pictures and I never noticed it. I posted it on Weatherboy because they said post pictures of the storm near you. Then I went back to look at the picture and Danielle said whats up with the UFO? Then I saw there was a bunch of people that shared it on UFO sites. So I looked closer. The Instagram version I posted makes it much clearer, but I posted this one to prove it wasn't the filter."


How UFO Researchers Know UFOs Create Clouds To Hide Within, Sept 1957 US Army Ft. Belvoir, Virginia Sighting.

Date of sighting: September 1957
Location of sighting: Fort Belvoir, Virginia, USA
Eyewitness: Army Private Stone
Source: Flying Saucers UFO Reports Magazine, page 6-9, by Ralph Rankow.

Flying Saucers UFO Reports Magazine states: 

UFOs come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but probably the most rare of all is that ring-shaped UFO. It's not quite an anomaly since it has been reported on several occasions, but it certainly is a rarity. To my knowledge, it has only been photographed on one occasion and on that one occasion, an alert army private took a series of six photographs which reveal a second rarity  reported in connection with UFOs.

On many occasions UFOs are reported to become gradually engulfed in a vapor cloud. The fully developed cloud looks like any other cloud in the sky and affords the UFO with a very convenient hiding place. The series of photographs made by the army private, not only show the rare ring object, but also shows it gradually becoming engulfed in the vapor cloud.

This series of photographs, which are probably the most amazing and puzzling pictures ever taken of a UFO, have never been published any place. They are presented to the readers of this magazine as a UFO photo exclusive.

The army private who took the set of photographs has asked that I not use his real name in this story since the photos were taken on an army base and since he still is in the Air Force reserves. However, his true identity is known to many others, as will be seen in the story which follows. For convenience we will call him private Jim Stone.

In September, 1957, Private Stone was stationed at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. He was assigned to the Post Engineers. It was about 9 AM while he was working inside buildings in the Post Engineer section, when someone yelled to him and others to come outside to see the odd thing coming over head towards their area.

Stone and five or six others ran out and spotted an odd, black ring, moving slowly, high above the tree tops but below the broken cloud cover. The ring seems solid enough, not a smoke ring and Private Stone guessed the size of the ring to be about 60 feet in diameter, with the ring width about five or 6 feet. (This was a guess, possibly incorrect.) 

Private Stone remembered his Kodak Brownie camera which was in his car. He ran over to the car, which was parked nearby, grabbed the camera and took six pictures in fairly rapid sequence. After the second picture was taken, the strange ring started to develop a mist around itself. The mist thickened rapidly until it was more like a small cloud and within 30 to 60 seconds the Black ring was completely enveloped within a small compact cloud of its own.

The complete sequence was recorded by Private Stone on his 127 brownie, but later he began to have some misgivings. Could this be some secret Army device that he should not have been photographing?

During their coffee break, the soldiers discussed the strange ring and Private Stone learned that some of the others also have photographed the object. They decided that it probably was some type of experiment and they decided against making any mention of the pictures they had taken. Private stone wanted to stay clear of trouble. He even waited until he returned home before having the pictures developed.

He was assigned to the Post Engineers for only a short time and had little opportunity to get acquainted with the other soldiers. Now 10 years later, he has no idea who the other soldiers are or where they may be reached. It is hoped that if any of the other soldiers happened to read this story, they will get in touch with the author. Their names will be kept anonymous if they so desire.

Over the years, Private Stone occasionally showed the pictures to friends, most of whom evidentially reacted as if it were some joke. In March, 1966 one of his friends made the suggestion that perhaps the pictures should be sent to the NICAP, to see what they thought of them. And so, the NICAP received the pictures from Private Stones friend with his notation:  Due to the increased in UFO sightings, we felt these photos could be of interest. If any other information is needed, please contact Mr. X. Mr. Stone's real name and address was given. NICAP Forwarded the letter and photographs to me for photographic analysis. At the time, I was the NICAP Photographic advisor; I have since resigned. 

The pictures looked extremely good to me. Those with the ring being enveloped in a cloud would have been difficult for a professional photographer to fake, let alone an amateur with a Brownie camera. I immediately wrote to Private Stone who of course by then was Mr. Stone.

A month later I received my first letter from Mr. Stone. He answered my questions and apologized for the delay, explaining that the time was spent in searching throughout the house for the negatives. Unfortunately, he was unable to find them. He explained that since taking the pictures in 1957 he had moved seven times. The negatives were misplaced, although he feels that they are still around...someplace. If he locates them, he will gladly make them available to us.

I made a set of negatives from Mr. Stone's prints, and I sent a copy prints to Dr. James E McDonald and a Prof. Charles A. Maney, for their opinions. Dr. McDonald is an authority on atmospheric physics Professor Maney a mathematician and physicist now deceased.

Dr. McDonald Showed extreme interest in the pictures, and on September 9, 1966 he phoned Mr. Stone to get more details and further impressions on the credibility of the photos. In his report to the NICAP, Dr. McDonald stated that Stone, "sounded entirely straightforward about the whole thing." He also added that there was "no evident reason to doubt his story nor to doubt the authenticity of those peculiar  photos." 

Prof. Maney termed the photographs, "a most intriguing set of photos." He also said, "As Regards to the rings appearance, I refer to an old expression, 'there is more to it than meets the eye.' There are laws of physics yet to be discovered, and in this case, I believe that the human eye and the camera saw only a part of the aerial object."

I asked Prof. Maney if he could think of any circumstances under which such have vapor cloud might form, and if it would be possible to duplicate such a cloud under controlled conditions. To this he answered, "I am inclined to think that ionization of the air in the vicinity of the aerial object produced the vapor which was seen to form around and inside the ring." He then related to some experiments conducted by physicist Noel Scott in 1952 at of all places Fort Belvoir, Va. Scott, by introducing molecules of ionized air into the partial vacuum of a 3 foot Bell jar, created miniature masses of illuminated air.

At the time, Scott told the Air Force investigators, he had no idea whether the conditions of his experiment were likely to exist in the atmosphere. However, Dr. George Ray Wait, internationally known physicist of Carnegie Institute said, "I know of no conditions in the earth's atmosphere, high or low, that would duplicate those needed to make the laboratory models at Fort Belvoir."

Prof. Maney said he agreed with Dr. Wait's statement, but added, "the  Ring of Mr. Stone's pictures may have introduced a high degree of ionization on the air about it, a condition not natural to the unaffected air itself."

It is surprising that NICAP, having known of these photos and of the favorable scientific evaluations of them has seen fit to keep all news of their existence out of the bimonthly publication. Since NICAP professes to "investigate and make known to the public, all reports of UFOs," it is inconceivable that such a rare series of photographs was not deemed worthy of mention in their publication.

Double rings

Prof. Maney was kind enough to relate to me the case of a double ring which was observed March 31, 1952 in Greenfield, Massachusetts by Charles T. Early. 

Mr. Early was burning leaves in his backyard on Sunday afternoon. The sky was clear and there was no wind. Suddenly he heard a swishing noise, as if a windstorm were coming up. He looked up quickly to see if the wind on his bonfire would endanger two large farms that were near.

What he saw in the sky were two large rings, parallel to each other with one about 4 feet above the other. He estimated their diameter to be about 30 feet. They were bright, like polished chrome. The tubes (if they were that) were estimated to be about 4 inches in thickness.

As the pair of rings whirled through the air, they did not change their relative positions. They came zooming down towards Mr. Early with such speed that he was certain they would hit the ground. However, just before reaching the ground they rose up again, into the sky, still spinning in a clockwise direction.

The planes of the rings at first were horizontal and then they turned on and to become vertical, (as wheels are arranged on a vehicle). The rings hovered over Mr. early for a minute, and move south about 50 feet where they resumed the horizontal position. As they began to pick up speed, there was a little irregularity of movement. When the speed became roughly that of a jet plane, the motion was smooth.

Mr. Early saw the double ring head for a factory chimney. Then it suddenly shot up in the air and moved toward a large mountain about 6 miles away, traveling at the rate of a jet or 500 mph. It then banked, turned and headed towards Mr. Early. When it was within one quarter of a mile from him, it suddenly shot upward at a speed estimated at about 1500 mph. It went so fast that it was lost from site in a second.

He noted that when the object hovered over him, it made a humming noise which reminded him of the sound sometimes heard while standing under a telephone wire in the country.

Another case of a double ring was pointed out by Gordon Creighton of the Flying Saucer Review, the well-known British UFO magazine. This sighting was made by Mrs. Millicent Harris and is detailed in the Review's Nov./Dec. edition. The rings were golden colored and were partially hidden by its own cloud. (See sketch)

The cover of the Jan./Feb. 1964 addition of the Flying Saucer Review contains a sketch of a ring object which had a thick spindle through the center. (See sketch taken from the F.S.R.). This object was seen on September 15, 1963 at 4:45 PM by James Poulton and Mr. P. R. Shergold. They were near Barton-on-Sea, Hampshire when James Poulton noticed the strange object moving along at a moderate speed and at a very high altitude. He described it as being very bright and silvery all over, except for the black spots at either end of the center spindle. The object was inclined at 40° towards the direction of flight. An interesting case of a cloud UFO is related by Jacques and Janine Vallee in their book, Challenge To Science, (Henry Regnery Co. 1966). On April 11, 1964 (just 13 days before the famous Socorro, New Mexico landing), a New York State physiotherapist and his family were having a picnic supper. The time was about 6:30 PM. There were four witnesses, and the sighting lasted 45 minutes. It involved a dark, oblong object, which assumed a vertical position and was seen through binoculars as "almost boiling out," with wisps of smoke actually streaming out of the main body of the cloud. That's one point, this object emitted a flash of light and shot forward at a very high velocity, then retracted its path in the same manner. (Certainly not the behavior of a normal cloud.) It finally seemed to divide into several smaller objects. 

This object and its behavior, although unusual, is typical of the class of arial phenomenon first recognized by Aime Michel in a study of the French cases of 1954. For lack of a better term, Michel called this phenomenon "cigar cloud. It has been observed in Great Britain, South America, the USA, Australia, Poland, and the Soviet Union. 

As Prof. Charles Maney put it, "There are laws of physics yet to be discovered, and in this case (the ring UFO) I believe that the human eye and the camera saw only a part of the aerial object." The truth or fallacy of that statement may be a long time away in the knowing, but our ignorance will be prolonged as long as our government "pooh-poohs" UFO reports, and creates an atmosphere which discourages scientists from seriously considering these reports. Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara added to this atmosphere of squelching scientific inquiry in March 1966, when he told congressmen that he could "Categorically deny" the possibility that UFOs had extraterrestrial implications. The defense chief said all UFO sightings have been investigated by the military and there was no evidence to support the theory that they might be controlled vehicles from outer space or anywhere else.

McNamara's statement is contradicted by one who should know,  Dr. J. Allen Hynek, the Air Force's own scientific consultants on UFO cases, has stated that the Air Force has never conducted a scientific investigation of UFOs. There was was a military investigation to determine if any threat existed to national security. This statement was made before the current scientific study now underway at Colorado University. Indeed, the Colorado University study would not even have been contracted for if McNamara's Statement had been true. 

Dr. Hynek told a NASA scientific seminar that UFOs have been picked up on NORAD and SAC radars... But we're scoffed at by the military. He added that 100 or so reliable reports cannot be ruled out without further evidence, and he said that on several occasions IGY optical tracking networks pictured unexplained UFOs.

Gratefully, not all scientists are swayed by these unscientific statements, even if they do come from the Secretary of Defense. Let's hope more and more of these thinking scientist join their associates in UFO research, to bring nearer the day when we may know for sure the "whys and wherefores" of UFOs.