Entries tagged "aircraft"
We may never know the exact method that the earliest explorers used to find their way, but there is a friendly finger of suspicion that gets pointed regularly at the birds.
Some of the routes used by the pioneers of the Pacific match the migratory routes of the birds exactly.
The route used by the Maori fleet that sailed from Tahiti to New Zealand sometime in the fourteenth century and settled there is the same as that taken by the Long-tailed Cuckoo each September.
I like to think of these earliest navigators. I imagine them gazing…
I hesitated before posting this. Working in a slightly unusual field I do have to guard against publishing anything that could be deemed 'unreliable'.And, no, I must emphasise that it is not anywhere near April 1st, before continuing...I would genuinely like the help of a photographer, astronomer or ufologist to try and solve a mystery.This morning I was taking some photographs of Venus, when I noticed what appeared to be a small white smudge near the planet itself.In the first picture (viewed on the LCD panel on the back of my camera) I noted it and thought it must have…
I quickly reached for my camera when I saw these objects in the sky. The picture was taken without a tripod and so they are a little blurred, but it is still just possible to make out the lights. A few seconds later the sky looked completely different and this could lead to suspicions that something unusual was going on, perhaps even stir suspicions of UFOs. The true explanation is very straightforward.The bright light to the left of the picture is an aircraft turning towards the camera with its landing lights on. The bright light near the top of the…