Amateur footage has emerged some believe shows some Unidentified Flying Objects (UFO) which are alien in origin. The shaky handheld video is trained on the night sky and some strange lights can be seen buzzing about.
The three and a half minute clip was supposedly shot this week in Howard Beach, New York.
At first this looks like the big dipper star constellation, but then they slowly move and change positions
Self-styled expert in all things ET Scott Waring is among these suggesting YouTube user really has captured evidence of UFO.
Mr Waring took to his UFO Sightings Daily blog to speculate about the provenance of the sighting.
He wrote: “At first this looks like the big dipper star constellation, but then they slowly move and change positions.
His already bizarre claims take an even stranger turn, after Mr Waring suggests humans sent a craft of their own to examine the so-called UFOs.
He said: “The absolute proof of this being alien craft is that they were seen on radar and a plane was seen in the video investigating the UFOs at 1.30am ET into the video.
“You can tell the plane by its flashing aircraft lights as it slows down near the UFOs.
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“We were hangin [sic] out in our backyard, checking out the Full Moon and Mars and surrounding stars with the Sky View app when these showed up.
However, this video almost certainly does not depict UFOs and the lights are most probably just drones flying overhead.
This describes our brain’s ability to see recognisable shapes and patterns where they do not exist.
US space agency NASA said: “Pareidolia is the psychological phenomenon where people see recognisable shapes in clouds, rock formations, or otherwise unrelated objects or data.
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