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    Mufon ufo journal   1970 10. october - skylook Mufon ufo journal 1970 10. october - skylook Document Transcript

    • L - , .Year - $4.00 S K Y L O O K COPY - 35;-1No. 35 Voice of t h e Midwest UFO-DJ?twork. . . , . ... .. .. . . .. . . We ., 0mi.t ~ e g u l ~ . - r:SKYLOOK cove-r tkist m0nt.h i n o r d e r ..to. ... .have rpom -.for.more reports,. " ~ h i c hwou.ld you r a t h e r - h~:ve:?~::{ " . - - . .. . . I , I- .<. , . , . I, , . . . . . - .-. .of Metal F q l l From Skv - . . ,- . . ,,.., , ,. , . . * .. ~- . - :..:.I L.-Ghl?nMsof white.-hot ;ygta,l t h a t f k l l i.n Texas , Ok.lgho-ma and Yianses~ d g ( s t 2 8I pr.obabJy,. . ware,p a r t of . a Russian s a t e l l it-e t h a t b k o k e up :in,. t h e atrios.phere ,#- t h e - Air .Force announces. The ob.jects fe.ll.:,on r u r 5 3 a r e a . ;ne-ar Rsaaer, 0kl{:_;,, Adrian., Tex. ; bnd - P r s t t , K a k No one. w2s:inj&ed.Tlie North American. A i r Defense Command a t Color2do. S p r i n g s , Col., ,i ~ ~ j d#ond2yY Auk. 31 , the, me,t,?l pieces probably were from t h e Rlr55ian;. s a t . a l l i t e Cosmo-s. 31.6. Nokzd s e i d the, .A.ir For.ce,had "prXdi.cted. t!ie ..ded.~y!of the Sbviet s i t . e % l i t e .aliong a pa thwh,er-e t h e metal pieces! were found.. .. .., . . ---"cosmos 316 was Jaunche? December 2 3 , 1,969.91. .. .. . . _ -. . .. ..Nqi.ad m a i n t i i n s , a n d c a t a l o p e s . o b j e c t s o r b i - t i n g t.her 6art.h 5ndhl.so:predi:c<sthc t i m e and l o c s t i o n t h a t t h e y w i l l b u m up;asqt-hey(re-Pntei-. 84 :- . . -,., .-the:atmosphere o r h i t t h e e a r t h s .surLface.. .. .. l. : ..,A 300-pound. chunk. of charred rnet.2-1.,ths.t..fe3l n e a r : BeavekLwas kr$nn-port.&$ by truck: t:o,.,ldright-PattersonlAir F o r c e B ~ . s e .n e a r Dayton, 0; , : f b r* . . .study. The me,t,al t h ~ t: f e l l i n . Kans2.s w a s 2 l s o s e n t there.. .. :... - -John Ivy, Oldham. County s h e r i f f i n texas,, s 2 i d . a n o t h e r. p e i c e >.tjf-: . ,..metal f e l l or! a. r i r i i h$ I .. . . nkzr; Adrian.-~"~hef e l l o w whoworked:.the ferm . ,was,out, t h e r e . . This t h i n g landed :within -3CO.y a r a s of him,",, th6::sheriffs a i d . "It staiped&j . h &cstti.,. .They..ran , a ~ ~ s y . ~ f r - o mit r9! .I.vy-s$ldct h e ..-:metal was f o u r fdet. loiig a d .nine inches.wide;. I t hkd. numb6rs:;on:it -?nu- ... . . A . .. .-was,.ch?rred. , -, . I . . ., . . : - ... : . GA .group of KanSak; 6i-l field p o r k e r s - s . ~ i done<;riece:*se~en;in,c-heslongand f i v e i-nches,, t h i & . f e l l north :of :i.~u:ke,: (tian. a n d : about;-:fi.ve:-mi4es.;.-, . - - - - n a r - t h of P r a t t . ~..t:ha,dh-0.1-e~;i n ~ t ~ , . ~ a ~ p p ~ ~ . ~ ~ n t l y , ~ w h ~ ~ ~ r e ~ b o l ~ t s . i hbeenl:fi.i-red.;xt:--,!...< w?.k kh,it,$,h$t y66:n .it h i t ,and :bu.r;ied: i tse?f .,l..$:ifc c t .ifit 0 :the.;ground : ;Phe workers,:sqid i.t soundqd~.tilike. .,a7-tq.rnado1!:~+.e~n~;i.~t.?e21.:&-:ing- chBi,ns,, they remolkd. . .. ..it.fr.orn.;thq,&&rid .and7t o o k :Ft:.t!ol:thel.oca-1.. -. ,~~h&$i~fP~-s:off.i:c:e. , .: ..:. - . , I .-.., . .. . .. . 1 . ., & .. . .J . - l .. . . . . a.United, S t a t e s . .Ambessadar Cherles . Y o s t inf,ormed U,riit.ed.NAtjons 1.~ec,&ta-r.~.,: F G,enerel. U.-~h$nt;hat :a. .numb,er of uildenti-fi&airokij a c t s :fromo u ~ e ~ s . p a c ehey&.enter,eda!:-;..the:. atplosph.erc. and f a lalen. In! ;Che.:t!.ni.~ed.~S!tXtes.Yes%" !ir;fobme8 kh.eaU..N;" Chief under t h e U. N. ~ ~ r e e m e n i ;on-:-the;:-iResc.u,e:pf. Asp-onauts. an,d t h e . R,eturn o f Obje,cts- . -L2.u.nched i n -:Out.:ercSp-acc whi;,ch. ; . -! .. ..came, i n t o f o r c e Deci 3 , 1 9 6 8 . . . , _ ) I . ... A Whenyscie_ntists>;hae,:c,ompleted : t h @ r.s t y d y and have.,ide+tij.@j the :. sour;ce of t h e metal ob:j.EY,s,,.:,... .;t .h-eyr-wi.11. be tu.rned. over to:,.%e:-N:z t i o n a lApy6nautf cs a n d .~jj<ce--,kdfi:nistrstion.A~~surningit i s . S o v i e . t :rnn:te9~~-%ft h e :State,.Dep&%men~..then-could- , - . . i n q u i r e . o f a .the~.Sovict;--governmbfit::ihether. . . - -. . .it wants t o r e c l k i m . . l t . . . ; . . : , . - . . : . , . _ .. . . . ,-+ .. .Ted : P h i l l i p s i . s t a f f me&&- , c a l l s o u r r t t e n t i o n t o . a : t i n e l y- s r t i c l e i n t h e September; 5 , . 1970,.:iisue of - t h e "Yaturd,?y Reviewfl:entitl€d .q7Tl$eQ r b i t i n g Junkyerd," 6y avid^; Hager, P r o f e s s o r of P o l i t i c a l - - ; S c i e n c e iOld ,Domini.on Un:ivcrsi.t:y; -N,orf-o.lk , ..V.S~.- In the. a r t i c l e M r .i,.H:$ge.f w r i t e s. ., .... .. . . .. . -- - - . .. . . . . . ..- ( Conii.n.u&d::on.n e x t -page)" . . . - .. . . . . .. -
    • Hunks of. , Metal F a l l from Sky ( c o n t $ n m d ), . . . . . . . .,, .o f . t h e c o n t i n u i ~ ghazard of s a t e l l i t e d e b r i s , O n t h e n i g h t of September5,,. 1,962. . ...., ,,more-.....- than.. a - s c o r e . of obj-ects- h?d f:Cier? 2long a 1Oo-mile-lo%l i n e running northw2st from Milwackee. I n acicl::.:;!_cir! t o a 20-pound s t e e l. .., ., ,oblject,. . -i:d&:ntified .&s ,$ pieje& of .Sputnik : I V Y c,;;~.?kr fragments , including .,,,. a:.brogze ,.spring sear-d., t h e g r a s s on a godf. course..north of .-Milwal~kc:e,-.,and a number of metal beads f e l l on t h e ropf of a church in.Manitowoc.: A c1larr,e3dmm&.ta;l.:s.pher.e..abdut 1-5 inches in".diamet.er and-.weighing 10 p -pbufid*s!-waa.discoyered *.at:a- remot& shesp s t a t t o n i n New,-South-.li2le~,A u ~ t r a _ l i a , ~ , i nApril,,.l963. S c i e n t i s t s e s t a b l i s h e d sthat t h e - o b j e c twas .. .. . . _ r . . . . .p a r t. - of a spacecr3ft-, - .- ,. . . .T h & a r t ? c i & includes a photograph of t h r e e round 0b.ject.s d e s c r i b e da s l l t h r e e . : h e a ~ ymetal ,spheres1?which .were .found n.ear S e v i l l e , S p i n ,. .arid 9re;-:b.e;l.ie,ved: t.0; :We pressure tanks -froin.a..Soviet , s p a c e c r a f t , a s - - :, -:;--.they:hc?ve;numbers :and , l e . t t e r s on .therr, . i n t h e ~ u s s i a n ~a l p h a b e t , .i: . T h e "Couderspoi?t EnteqprPsetl of Coudersport , Pa. ,, r e p o r t e d . an .ob-. :., .j e c t f a l l i n g f r o m t h e 3 k y on :Friday evening, Bugust 12. P h i l i p Lehman,age- 16:,: and some frie,nds:w e r e watching t e l e i r i s i o n s h o r t l y a f t o r 8 PM.% , when llSeVcral f.la$hes frpm t h e sky1! e t t r a c t r d P h i l i p s attenti.on a n d h e,,went: t o a ,window i n tima t o s e e a b u r n i n g o b j e c t f a l l 2nd s t r i k e ; t o t h eground. TV f o r g o t t e n , t h e boyS. r u s h e d obtSia$,, :S$ai-ched f o r Bqd foundth&,:g%owing, whi-.te-hotL.0.bj e c t i n a hole. Tbo hbt t o touch, t h e y w a i t e d: --about. l 5 .minutes,..,:then.picked i t up w i t h a p i e c e o f c,ardb,orfd and . put i. . . . . . .. .: i t i n a neighbors wsding p o o l . t o cool. : . .lThe y o u t h s ndticed.:a::Strong bdbr coming frbm-.the: hble i n t h e g r o u n ~and t h r e e days -later., some e a r t h scooped i n t ~a Mason jar s t i l l r e t a i n -1 .. . : ed a n Lo-dor .of kerosene:l The rock-like o b j e c t was d g s c r i b e d Y a s .b&g. of alve-rydense+composition a n d t h e LCfimand had - d i f f i u l t y i n chippinp=off piekesiitoi~send-to:" o f f i c i a l s i n " ~ u f f a 1 0f o r a n k l y s i s ; A b o u t 5 ,4n$htsimidiameter, "it weighed-rmore t h a n 10 pounds. Altho wrihkled a n d : p i t t $ ? ~by . i t s !f i r e y passage thtough t h e atmosphere, a l l . its f a c e t s :and a n g l e s.we:re-.smoothly rounded; .much t h e same a s -molten-.met.alc o o l s without sha:,;edges. It was mostly s i l v e r colored w i t h m a t a l l i c b l u e a n d i o l d p i t c h e s2s;evidence of -;the.f i o r c e oxidation;ciused by t h e burning f r e e f a Z l l .. .Mark H e r b s t r i t t , a n :amateur astronomer and r e g u l a r contributor to,-SKYLOOR,: v i s i t e d : t h e Luther Lernan home, saw t h e 6b,ject, endgave ; h i sop%ni.on .:.:sin.de " t h i s.:oh.ject..doesn!t - hare .a : f u s i o n c r u s t ,as-irori-n i c k e l :meteori.tes u s u a l l y have, I t h i n k i t i s a space d e b r i s from a n , a r t i f i c i a l s a t e l l i t e . . On Sept. 4 , Msrk wrote a g a i n to, .say h i s o p i n -, i o n had been confirmed by t h e Buffalo a n z l y s i s . He ha,d t ~ l k k at o L u ~ h e rLehrnan , f l t h e r : .:oPP h i l i p , and said., llThey t o l d h i m , kt. was- composed ofti.tan3um md. nitr,a:t!e.a n d . probsb1.y came from t h e n o s e cone- of n R u s s i a n ,sateiLlite.. -The :Air1F o r c e wsnts t o tc7lte it .from. him. , I f :t h e v kt it.,t h e y : - w i l l -kiep it!" , , . . . .M z r k a l s o t o l d . u s t h s t t e n y e a r s s g o t-o the,:w6ek, a h o t h e r skp:ob.je+.fill i n t h e Coudersport s r e a . There was a l o t of: p u b l i c i t y 2 t t h e t i h e ;u n t i l ,".the:-object--waB taken..away by NASAper~onne$-and never r.eturned,!E d i t o r s N o t e : We-cut t h i s r e p o r t down-f r o m over t h r e e p a g e s , due:to..lac~k..of.space.;&- a r e g r a t e f u l t o a l l t h e s t a f f a n d o t h e r s who S e n t,.:in:n@ws.,n.Xi.psr e : t h e ~ , f a l l i n ghunks .of metal. T h e l l A r k ~ n s k sGazette, l1llChicego Tribune," "Kansas C i t y S t a r , l1 and o t h e r newsprpers c a r r i e dpictures.:and : r e p o r t s .-Besides s t a f f membcrs; :thanks t o Joe Gurney, LorenCo$eman, Mark . H e r b s t r ? t t , Qnd .Clint_VJilli2ms- f o r n-e,ws cl-ippings. , ,, . , . . , . . . _ _- _ . - _ _ :==========-=-~=-~~-?=---r=-.r=r=r=r=--=>>-.-.. ; r .-.. . - - I . _ J - : . . . , . - .- - .- . ----3-.--.y=;.7-- -- --~ N& M0nt.h.:- IIWhy;I.B@li,eve:i n .UF,Ofs l j . - - A P e r ~ o h lE,x.p&rience,by B i l l Finich, who has c6ntr:i.bute.d. s:e,vera~l. a r t i c l e s t o SKYLOOK.
    • Number 35 S K Y L O O K October ,1970--A Message From Your D i r e c t o rWhat i s t h e MIDWEST UFO NETWORK? - - - It i s a n i n f o r m a l l y org2nizeCgroup of s i n c e r e l y i n t e r e s t e d i n d i v i d u a l s , working and s h a r i n g t o g e t h e rt h e i r combined knowledge obtained through i n v e s t i g a t i v e and r e s e a r c ha c t i v i t i e s i n a dedicated e f f o r t t o r e s o l v e che UFO phenomena.The Network is composed of i n v e s t i g a t i v e u n i t ? i n eEch of t h e mid-western s t a t e s under t h e l e a d e r s h i p of a S t a t e D i r e c t o r . . Each S ~ a t eis. sub-divided g e o g r a p h i c a l l y w i t h S t a t e - S e c t i o n D i r e c t o r s i n cherge..The S,tete-Section D i r e c t o r s i n t u r n develop a F i e l d I n v e s t i g s t o r s tean;i n t - h e i r p o r t i o n ,of t h e . s t a t e , which could i n c l u d e s e v e r a l a d j a c e n tCountiese ,A h i g h l y q u a l i f i e d group of Consultants i s always a v a i l a b l e t o lendt h e i r t a 2 e n t s i n s t u d y i n g UFO c z s e s r e q u i r i n g t h e i r p x t i c u l a r a r e a ofe x p e r t i s e . .A r a d i o a p a ~ e u rconununications s e c t i o n provides r a d i o t e l -- ephone. communications between t h e Network Director-, t h e S t a t e D i r e c t o r s ,and S t ~ t e - S c c t i o nD i r c c t o r s , o?crc7ting3in t h e 75 meter "Ham bmd" u t i l -i z i n g singLe s i d e band t r ~ n s m i s s i o n ,The o f f i c i a l lvvoicellof t h e illIDdEST UFO NETWCRK is t h e p u h l i c z t i o n .SKYLOOK. A Master F i l e of UFO r e p o r t s submitted by and a v a i l a b l e t oa l l members i s maintained by the.Network S t a f f . For f a s t r e f e r e n c eeach report i s being capsulzted thraugh 5 Data Reduction System andconverted t o McBee key sort punched cards. A F i e l d I n v e s t i g a t ~ r sMan- ,u a l w i l 1 , b e a v a i l a b l e i n t h e near f u t u r e a f t e r r e v i s i o n s have beenmade i n t h e e x i s t i n g brochure t o mzkc i t more comprehensive and t r u l y av a l u a b l e a i d when conducting F i e l d I n v e s t i g a t i o n s of UFO s i g h t i n g s .Membership i n t h e MIDWEST UFO NETWORK i s by i n v i t ~ t i o nonly. 17t h i s menner , q u a l i f i e d and competent i n v e s t i g a t o r s , enginc e r s , ands c i e n t i s t s w i l l be applying t h e i r combined t a l e n t s and knowledge t oso1vinp:the UFO enigma.The Network w2s o r i g i n a l l y organized May 30, 1969 on a v e r y informalb a s i s , however it i s now being reorganized and exp8nded throughout t h emidwestcrn s t a t e s .S u b s t a n t i a l 2nd s o l i d growth i s e v i d e n t a s we welcome t h e follow-i n g new members who hzve joined d u r i n g t h e month of September: P u b l i cR e l a t i q n s D i r e c t o r : W i l l i ~ m ~" B i l l f 1 Schelen, 212 ,N. 2 7 t h S t . , Quincy,Ill.,.62301, Telephone: AC217 223-0361. C o n s u l t a n t : John C. P r e i s a c k(Asst. Mgr. McDonnell Plenetarium) Astronomy; 2683 ~ a l t r u s r o l ,-0Sk-v i l l e , Mo. 63129, Telephone, AC 31.4 846-9496. . .From Arkenszs, we g r e e t Frank A. Hudson, J r . , S t a r R t . 2 , Boi 93,E l k i n s , Ark. 72727, a new S t s t e - S e c t i o n D i r e c t o r arid a f r e q u e n t con-t r i b u t o r t o SKYLOOK.I l l i n o i s is proud t o announce t h e s e new S t a t e - S e c t i o n D i r e c t o r s :Coverin-g.the Chicago-lsnd a r e a , t h e v e r y w e l l known, Sherrnzn J. Lar-sen, 2926 Applegete Road.., Glenview, 111; 60025-. Telephone: AC 312 PA&--4822. C e n t r s l I l l i n o i s w i l l be represented by: Raymond M. U e t t s ,129-~ebdows,Esst P e o r i a , I l l . 61611, Telephone: AC 309 699-2087 andR i c h ~ r dD. P i c k e l , 319 S. MacArthur., S p r i n g f i e l d , I l l . 62764, Telepho,ne>AC 217 523-0898; I n West-Central I l l i n o i s . , - w e welcome A. S. P e t z o l d t ,2500 Vsrmoht, Quincy, Ill. 62301 , Telephone: AC 217- 222-4665. Amateur .Radio communications from Quincy w i l l be handled by Marshall E. G c i a .WbgARG, 2316 Van Buren S t . , Quincy, Ill. 62301, Telephone: AC 217 233:9371 .-(Continued on n e x t page)
    • ---A Message From Your D i r e c t o r - C o n t j n v ~ d SKYLOOK. October ;-- -., I . I - --.--- -- ----- - ----FrornIowawegre6t i newStzte-Ssc%ijr,!j.imer:-)r, John 1. D i n t e r ,KJJA, 3096 1 4 t h Avn. : Mzrion, Iowa 5 i j 0 2 , Tc, (., 12e A C 319 377-0414Missouri i s expanding r a p i d l y a s t h e s e neiv 5 : ~ i e - S e c t i o n D i r e c t o r s;oin t h e Network: Arthur J . E p s t e i n , 9625 Rzdio Drive, ST. LOUIS, Mo.z3123, Telephone AC ,314 631 -5246; Corbyn J;cobs 901 Sloan S t . , PAL- ,MYRA, Mq. , 63461 , .Telenhone AC 31 1i 769-3738 ( th: ~ o s t m e s t e r) ; DouglasL. b i l l i ~ m s ,4407 S t e v e n d e l e , COLUVlBTA, KO. 65201 , Telephone: H : L C 314474-2692 and B: 449-6108 Fxt. 277 (Univ. of ~ i s s o u r i ) ;Ronald G, Lucas121, N L Allen S t . , CENTRALIP. Mo. 65240 Telephones: H : AC 314 362-50592nd 6 : ( Chsmber of ~ o m e r c e1 362-2272.. The most e x c i t i n g ncws f o r S e p t ~ m b e r, i s s t h e a d d i t i o n of a n o t h e r S t a t et o t h e #l,dw~st UFO Network--MIhTNESOTA. The 3-M UFO CLUB of S t . P a u l ,Minn. has been t h e nucleus of a c t i v i t y i n t h e t w i n c i t y a r e a : We f e e lt h a t i,t i s 2 p r i v i l e g e t o welcome one of t h e e ~ r l yUFOlogists i n t h ef i e l d a s S t c t e Directkr-- Louis F. "Lou11 Masoni-ck, 1911 Dellwood, St;P a u l , Minn. 55113,- Telephone AC 612 645-5333 2nd a s S t a t e - S e c t i o n Dir-, e c t o r s : Jon C. Plvqrson, S t . P z u l , Einn. ; Eldon " A l f V HagIund, 410 South7 t h St.. , liudson, Id-is. Telephone*AC 715 386-5258 and t o covcr~Southw.es.tMinnesota ; Arthur A. Sti-auch, 1217 E l y Ave-. , Box 361, Gibbon, Minn,55335, Tele,phone: AC 307 4-L931. Art i s b e s t known f o r his n i g h t . t i r n ec o l o r photograph of a UFO made n e a r S t . George, Minn. i n 1965..It was a s i n c e r e p l e a s u r e t o have had each of t h e s e gentle-men a c c e p tout; invitation. t o p p r t i c i p z t e i n t h e XTDbTST UFO NLThiORK. (IVTUFON).I n add,ition t o - t h e s e S t ~ t c - S e c t i o n ~ D i r c c t o r sl i s t e d , each has several.competent F i e l d I n v e s t i g a t o r s working with him. This l i s t would be t o oex;tensi;v.e-,t o : I l s t = i n SKYLOOK a t t h i s . t i m e , ldu-e..t o s p a c e rkquirements, May-I commend [everyone f o r k t h s i r enthusiasm an? c o o p e r a t i v r s p i r i ta s we c a r r y - o n t h i s c h a l l e n g i n g s t u d y OF thcrUFO enigma. .hklt ( Walt Andrus, .D i r e c t o rMidwest UFO ~etwork(MUFCN)September 1g, 1970-------C---------------LLL-L---------------,-------L----------------S i x Wetch B r i g h t Light Over Power P l ~ n tI, Mrs. Kurt Koenip, of Arnold, Mo, r e p o r t ~ dt h ~ t a t 9:45 P.M. t h en i g h t of Sentember .?S,l97O--a~ c l e a r n i g h t v i t h a f u l l moon-- t h r e ecouples were r.id2np i n la cc.r ghing s o u t h G n 1-55, about a mile ,southof thle Mer~mecR i y e r , when a l l . s i x s 2 w a v e r y b r i c h t l i p h t " j u s t hang--ing i n t h c e i r . " l h e y stopped t h e c e r t o watch t h e o b j e c t which hover;ed b r i e f l y , then: trhe c o l o r c h ~ n p e dfrom white t o orange a s it s t s r t e d -moving and. di-sappecircd ,from view s o r a p i d l y " i t j u s t couldnl t h.2ve beena h e l i c o p t e r . " No o t h e r l i g h t s were s e e n , and t h e o b j e c t - w ~ si n viewf o r f i v e , minutes .,- I IA r t - Epstein., of -St. Lou-is who.sent i n t h e r e ~ o r t ,n o t e s t h e f l i g h tp a t h ,from Arnold, .No. t o t h e I n t e r s e c t i o n of 1-55 2nd Lindbcrgh Rd. is,northwest. T h e l . o b ~ e c t ,when s i g h t e d , w2s n e z r t h e conflutnce of t h eMer,amec, ~ n d.Mississippi- r i v e r s where a l a r g e power p l a n t i s l o c 3 t e d 0 .Mrs. , Koenig, o f . A r n o l d , Qekephoned t h e r e p o r t t o Mr., E p s t e i n , andwiil send him a , w r i t t e n - r e p o r t which may o f f e r a d d i t 5 o n a l inTormation.__-___---- --_-_-- -_---------__--- ---- ---- --- _ --c===--==--- 1. SORRY-we canlt use a l l t h e good copy s e n t i n by s t a f f andothc-rst h i s month--will t r y t o g e t some of t h e b e s t hold-overs i n n e x t time,We have enough f o r _ a n o t h e r " s p e c i a l issuef--but l s c k t h e $$. Ye Ed.I
    • I t s a Bird, I t T sa Plzne, I t s a UFO? , ., tCentralia ( Ill. Friday., s e p t . 11; -1970.--By StephinieBrown.--Wednesday n i g h t around 9:30 Mrs. Arnold Gluck, her dzughter.. Kathy,_ M r . and Mrs-. B i l l DuPerrieu and. t h e i r daughter Debbie had gath--ered outside t h e Gluck residence 2 t 615 W. Kell S t . , t o wz tch t h edaughters ~ i o r kon a , schooz p r o j e c t .Mrs. DuPerrieu suddenly noticed what appeared t o be a f a l l i n g s t a ri n t h e sky.Five peirs- of cvcs f oz:;:ed on a b ~ i g h t l y ~ l i t-object with f l ~ s h i n g ,white l i g h t s and .?rs red b-inking lS.,:l;. ,I t ,wesnlt 2 f a l l l?,-, st??, they tilnk, nor was it a p l m e , j e t o rs a t e l l i t e . It w d s - 1 n i d e n t i f i ~ df l y i n g cbje:+.--a UFO.Descriptions of t h e o b j e c t r<?nged within ;.lc zroup from cigar-sh2pedl1 t o "bright around t h e eogc?, 2s i f z i l ~ h t - w e r es h i n i n g (behindit ," t o a monstrous t a i l l i g h t lading away from you."The s i z e 2nd t h e f a c t t h z t it made no sound-didnT.tr e a l l y s u r p r i s eme," s e i d Mrs. Gluck. ."But t h e speed was t o o fast--so much f a s t e r thananythimg I ve ever seen. l1The p ~ t h t h eobject took e s it moved across t h e sky, appesrkng andreappearing, also-surpr,ised t h e group."It w2s coming from t h e south -the first time;" DuPerrieu s z i d . Go;-i n g toward S t . Louis.ll He s a i d it t h e n made a t u r n a i r e c t 2 y e a s t , r i g h tover Centralia ,l1 disappeared, and returned t h r e e o r f o u r minutes l a t e r ,again gging _t,oward St. ,Louis. I !- "The next time it appeared, here it came again from t h e e a s t g ~ i n g "t o S t . Louis," DuPerrieu continued. "And -:t came back from t h e e s s c , . aga-in going toward S t . Louis.ll Mrs:Gluck confirms DePerrieuls d e s c r i p t i o n .She s a i d it appesred around t h e moon area," then moved from t h esouthwest t o the n-ortheast. It then disappeered; s h e s a i d , only t o "a p p e a r , t r a v e l i n g from t h e e s s t t o t h e west. Five minutes laver itreappeared; going west t o east."It was r e a l l y . moving," she s a i d . VhB form was somethingsI v e nelierseen. lT i a t- 3 I (- . ,. -I - .411LflveA.pg?rsons-took. turns lpoking a t t h e obgect through ,the Cluck7b,inoculars, hoping, i n t h e words of DuPerrieu; lVlthati t would come. a tc l o s e r s o we cpuld>s e e more..? They dont t h i n k it wis an i l l u s i o n o r a r e £ l e c t i p n off t h e moon,nor do t h e y think i t a a s - a p b n e , j e t , or>&sa-tellite:.,I n addit$on .to . t h e f i v e p-ersons who originally szw t h e )o b j e c t , f o u ra t h e r s : Susan Gluck, Brenda Smith, and two neighbors a l s o saw it t h ex -- - - - - ---last-two times -it-alppeared. .The watchers c i t e t h e absence on t h e o b j e c t of a green l i g h t usual?-y -found on a i r c r z f t ; - t h e f a c t t h a t t h e r e was no sound; 2nd-the t r e r n e n d o ~ ~speed.A somewhat s k e p t i c a l spokesmpn f r o m - b c o t t . A i r Force Base s a i d -yes-..terd-a? t h p t "there ,are a l w a y s - e i r c r c f t :from our base-(flying;over your?:area l1- AI- . J .He s a i d t h e absence of :a .preen light:ma$ have been causfd By-the .angle o f - t h e a i r c m f - t wings, t h 2 t t h e l s c k of sound would depend upon-many y a r i a b l e s , including ,temperatures and wind d i r e c t i o n , and :t h a t wha.;appeared t o be g r e e t speed may have been caused by an o b j e c t flyi-ngc l o s e r t o t h e groun-d. ., ,He .added thpt, Scott, A i r Force Base does .not r e c e i v e r e p o r t s of UFOs.now t h a t . ~ l u e Book,. t h e cornhission .which negated t h e presence of UFOs,i s closed. (continued on next page)
    • - . . . ., - ,. 3 ,- . . , >Its a . Bird, ..*., ,.~.V?E.r?4?.61.- . . . .: . . . - - . . . . . . . . . ... . ,.. . .Nontheiess,, Mrs. G l u c k w ~ ss o oonvinced t h z t wh?t s h e hc"d s e e n w a sniot.:.an.ord.in2ry:i:i.r vkhicle t h ~ t .she has. contaitkd a w-omen in. C a r l y l ewho . t a k e s , surve,vs::o.f-.UF.Os..spotted : i n .:this :-area.:. . . , .: . , : . i . :. ,.,But-.,.su.rrealisti c experiences must sooner o r .:l>ter.give way. t.o ,regil-isti-c t h i n k b g . : As .one:.kember 0 . f t h e ,group :s?id-:to t h e . o t h e r s ,." I f .you =t e l l anyone zbout t h i s tomorrow, they.:l-l.,thinkyou- a r e c r a z y . !I:-:-:.. "
    • Folks i n Columbia, Mo., See . t h e LighttllThe Columbia Daily :Tribune," Columbia, Mo., A u ~ u s t18,1970:--Ahighly unusual o b j e c t w 2 s r e p o r t e d l y sighted i n t h e sky n o r t h of Col-umbia l a s t ~ ~ g h ta r s m d 1 0 p.m."Believe >ou me, it was no a i r n l ~ n e , "s a i d Mrs. Alice M. Thompson,who l i v e s about, 65miles north of tswn on Wagsn T r a i l Roed.Mrs. Thompsa!~s a i d she w ~ ss i t t i n g i n her !i~.ring room with W. B.Cook, 7102 Pannnll S t . z f t e r they h ~ dfinished some work ?round h e rt r a i l e r . Mrs. Ti-,om;json su6denly h e a r d h e r c o l t , which i s kept out-s i d e with a mare, r . ~ x i n g2nd a c t i n g excited. She g o t up t o t a k e a- look.J u s t a s she got up, Mrs. Thompson s a i d she hesrd a s t r a n g e noisel i k e a "popf1 which l a t e r reminded her of a cor,k coming out of a b o t t l e ,She s a i d it was a hollow sound and sounded l i k e it could have been som5distance aw?y.She follov~edt h e sound and rushed t o look out t h e back door of t h et r a i l e r which f a c e s e a s t . J u s t a s sheopened t h e door, ,she sam an in-t e n s e l i g h t shining through a nearby t r e e which j?.l.?mi?~?edt h e i n s i d eof h e r t r a i l e r . She a!:o saw something behicd. t h ~r,ree,I n j u s t a moment, Mrs. Thompson recountc<. t h ? ~li:sc!, moved from bg-hing t h e t r e e . It was l a r g e and cornplete~pr>o1l:x, s;;c s a j d, a:ld e i t h e ~looked l i k e a b a l l of f i r e o r an i n ~ e n s e l yiliimiLv:ed o b j e c t zicrne 10t o 20 times a s b r i g h t a s t h e moon. She a l s o saw something hanklngfrom t h e objcct i n t h e sky which looked l i k e a long piece of rope, pos-s i b l y with another small o b j e c t a t t h e en(;, She s a i d t h e o b j e c t waslow i n t h e sky, perhaps t h e a l t i t u d e of 3 small plane, but made-no noiseIt seemed t o Mrs. Thompson t o be l e s s than an eighvlof a mile away andshe added, l l I t m accustomed t o p l ~ n e sbecause I was i n t h e WAVES.llA t t h i s point, Mrs. Thompson s a i d she c s l l s d Cook from t h e li-vingroom and he, t o o , saw t h e object. As t h e y wztched t h e o b j e c t it movednorth across t h e sky a t a moderate r a t e of speed and then suddenly iis-appeared, according t o Mrs. Thompsonts account. She h2d seen it f o rabout a minute." It seemed t o b e a UFO,ll she s a i d today. "We were i n a b i g hurryand it wzs t e r r i b l y e x c i t i n g b u t , believe you me, we saw i-t."Mrs.Thompson s a i d she hed h e ~ r dchout unidentified f l v i n g ob.jects before,but had never m ~ d eany kind of sighting. We d o n f t go around seeingthings,ll she said.A spokesman f o r t h e U. S. W e z t h ~ rBureau could o f f e r no explanationo r evidence t h z t anyone e l s e saw.the object l z s t n i g h t , but noted t h a tt h e s k i e s a r e - f u l l of v i s i b l e s a t e l l i t e s . "The Columbia D2ily Tribune, ,Aupust 19--Several a d d i t i o n e l personshave reported s i p h t i n g some strznge goings-on Monday nipht about 10 porn,north of Columbia :$ X: :k Seventeen-ye~rold Sidney Huphes, who l i v e s onRoute 3 some f i v e m i l e s . n o r t h of town, bout a milefrom Mrs. Thompson1:;< home, has now confirmed along with o t h e r s t h a t he a l s o saw a very brigh..l i g h t through t h e t r e e s ebout t h e same time a s t h e .sighting claimed byMrs. Thompson 2nd Cook.Hughes s a i d he hzd been v i s i t i n g h i s b r o t h e r s t r a i l c r Mond;,y nightand w 2 s about t o d r i v e away i n h i s car s h o r t l y a f t e r 1 0 p.m. when hesuddenly saw an intensely, b r i g h t l i g h t coming from t h e north-througha wooded zrea n.earb_y. Hughes s a i d t h e l i g h t illuminated t h e -area andc a s t unusual shadows on h i s b r o t h e r s t r a i l e r . Herwatched f o r ?bout-twg minutes a s t h e l i g h t went oyf and on s e v e r ~ ltimes b e f o r e - d i s s i p a t -(Continued- on Next Page)
    • . .. . . . . . .-.,Columbia Sees t h e Lfght . . ..(-Continued ) .i.*g. -...Huphe$.the.fi..d.rove .away 2nd forg0.t t h e ..t-nc.ide-n-tur,f,il -M~-S.-. Th,o;n?--son , c a l l e d ,him y e s t e r d 2 y a,fternoon,, . z.nd t o l d him of h e r s;ighting- - :,. "1:wa%hor;deridg"~h2tti t .w.as: If ;Hbphes s a i d -of :.the eerik. Light. "Ther.9- . . .-.Gssn t as$thi.n&::goyfig on but-t.flere: i i He r e p o r t e d whit he had-seen : t dh l s , sisti;,r-in-law ; s n d she remembered hehring a d u l l "pop" a t t h a t. .time ,:.simil5r tio ;wh;:t .Mrs. Thompson reportt;d. he2ringieHugh.es), s a i d he . t h o u i h t :at.t h e tlrfie t h ~ tperhaps Peabody Coal ,Co.i.w a s . mdvini -a crane .in i n e a r e a t h a t n i g h t , b ~ ta spdkesman f o r ..the , .,c o i l coindkny s a t d ,Peabodyhad no equi,pment t h e r e o n , Monday.,, . - ,. ,N ~ s : ~jThGmp;$cNr o t to&ay-t h a t she has been:cal-ling ;her,neighborstof.askif . t h e y saw a n y t h i n g .-unusual dnd s e v e r a l have confirrned h e r - :Monday n i g h t g i g h t i n g . . Mr,. and .Mrs. Robert G.. Davis, who,.l i v e :oriiHigh-way "VV *~6;out.CWO miies from Mrs. Thompsons tra iler ,,r e p p r t t h ? t t h e ys$. .wha.t looked::!>li-kea . b e l l., of f i r e l o w i n th& sky on .Monday evening ...and >at.TirsC t.hoi@htit was 2n"airplane with an ,engine on f i r e ,i :Davis s a i d he, d i d not d e t e c t much movement i n . t h e mi.riu%e;or S.O. - h esah t h e o b j e c t , % n d thought i t must be moving bway fromhim.. he said.t.kiey w e r e loo,kin.g"in,t h e d i r e - c t i o n,,of t h e Thpmpson rksidence; to. t h e. .. :northeast. a n d , while t h t y were wonder-ing whzt it c.ou1d be,, t h e ligl!:t;,disappeGred. -"It%t h e f i r s t time we e v e r s a w a-nything l i k e t h ~ t . , , ". . . . . , ~ . . . . .. .Davi.s.:ssi d : , .: Mrs. M e r i e Moreau, who l i v e s ~ b . o u t3 h e l f mi,ie awey f r o m : ~ r s .:-hornp-s s n , s a i d s h e saw -a b a l l of fi r k ..that remindeki her. of, B. romar) c s k d - l e .-bc?ll-:,f3oct.in~.!through. . ,. :the air. "Mrs. ~ o r ~ , a u . $ aid^ t h e o b j e c t - d i s a p p ~ a r -&d.-from. . .hcr view _behind. , . ..some tr&s a s i t d r i f t e d towerdz:tre ~hbk~;j,5(1home. ... ,.. - . , .,!. , c ~ r t ~ ~ ~ ~ k h b i k > , , ~ - ~ ~ ~ ; , : f i v & s b ~Route,:3,;,.creisyS@ri.ngs :R&:#., :s$ikr.al;.j,m$les :C:r.qm+ks. Th.ompson, .but ,H&:-,-. ,r&p,ofted.iiFhtihg..a< ba:ll.:@:f-. , .f i r e , :Krrekib:ieX..~iidti;@.object was!:-as.l-?rge i s ; t h e noon and very clos-Pto!%he.grohd. H E W B S -lobking n o r t h d z s t a t t h e s t r a n g e phenomenon,whe:: .it suddenly ;dlsappeare,d.. . .. Fs.Thomps,on;2.ls.o r e p o r t s t h z t -H ~ r o l d ,Huphqs., . ~o.ut;,e3 , f e t h e r o f :Sidney: Hughes , s a i d ,he saw- t h e b a l l of fire.. .. .. .: An a r e a ( r e s i d e n t who i n v e s t i g a t e s u n i d ~ n t , i f i e df l y i n g d b J < c t s . s$ld-,h e i s kxt:reniely i n t e r e s t e d irith&?ightinps..: :The i,nvt.stigat.or, who,, .... , .a s k e d n o t t b b e Armed.,..s a i d h& kkn&is .-of s e G e r l .c a ~ e k is r o i m d t h e coun-t r y whare:oulidfilaming. . . . . o b ~ e c t shzve been sgen with a,ro!ie or,.cord . . I . d a n g l i n g <f~6m--them-;. $irts. lhdmps6n said she saw soinething h z l g i ~ g ,from,t h e obj g c t Monday..,n i g h t , b u t . t h e . - o t h e r s who.saw Che l i g h x . s a g .they, . .wer& t o o f a r : 9 w a y - t o see. i n y. d e t a i l . . .. . . . ., .C r e d i t s Dou&2as!E.;-Williams., o$ Columbia, Mo. . . . . . . . . .. .Editorls Note: The Lol.umbia "Mofnitig R$cordvva n d t h e " ~ o l h b i a~ i s s 6 ~ i f . -iahl,f~als.oc a r r ~ ~ d " r e n o r t s ,l i a s i c s l l y t h o sime a s - t h e " D a i l y .Tribuneff,,;,:.;-but not a b : c o m p l d t ~ . I t i s b q l i t v 6 d by sqme of t h e SKYLOOK : s t a f f t h e :obiject s e e n w a s $-parachute f i a r d s o m e s e r v i c e man b r o u g h t b s c k f r o m ! ;,Vietnam. The des.cripti.,on given i n t h e r e p o r t s f i t q r o c k e t f Xares .,seen .. .: b y $aiy servi.ce meri .:W.e would JiXe f u r t h e r i i f okrna~i0r-i...< n : : t h e s e,sight,-ings which might :-confi r m or d i s ~ r o < et h e chute,s o l u t i on,. .:C.onhent:,,.~ .. . . . .. . *.;. ! , , . . . . , . . . .anjrone? . . . . .. .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 . , ------------------I----iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii-------~---~----------------_-----_----__-__-_----_---_-----------------------------------. .. . . .. . . r ,, . . - , . 1 . F O ~SALE::: UFO photos,9 .; s l i d e s , ,. . .. bo6kg;, , subscriptions t o SPACEL-INK e t c . . ~ r k eUFO - s l i d &. . w i t h e s c h -order: Wrike :: M ~ r kR-. ~ e r b s t r i t t ; ,967 ,s$;, . M : s . ;Th&7~.6s.i2 S.t:. ,. 2 r y Ts,. Pa.. 15.857.%. . . ) . - . . - ---Adv,. , . . .. < I - . . 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    • Two Watch UFO a t 8o,ckland, Maine;. ! :Br&:nt?::Raynes ,:ceditor: of - tfie .bi-mont)jly l l S c , i ~ n t i fic ~ 2 u ~ e r i . t - 1 sRe-. view,fl: P e r b i n s L a n e , Hallowej.l, Maine, has s e n t .,us a UFO ripofit i n v e s -t i g a t e d by Brent. 2nd :,one of- hi:s s t a - f f , J i m C s r e y . , on September 2nd. a tRockland ,.-,Me;..The,:s i g h t i n g took plzze ebout 9 otclock p.m. August 12,. ., . . . . I >$970. . ,. a The t.wo ro.bservers..were, interviewed separately,.,.then brought together - - t o go: -over t h e r.e?or.$:end. review a-ny .possible d i s c r e p ~ a n c ~ c s .- B a s i c a l l y ;t h e i r r e . p o r t s agrked .and b o t h interv.iewers were impressed, . w i t h. .t h e . . ,, s i n c e r i t y of t h e wi.tnesses. . , .Elavnard. W.L;Smitl;;: 1 9 Old. County Road, Rockldnd., b l e a g e 72. . e m -- 1 - :.? 9 .played a s a f i s h .cbcter$ <.ye.por:,.: Nrs. Turner l. teaephoned him* Co-sajr. . . . .she was observing 2 strang,e..obj.j;: .and w.ante,d hiin. t o s e e i t .t o o a s .. .- :people would- t;h.in:k-:she. was. lse.e;rlg t.hing3;l He t o l d h e r i t was -Ejrobabl;.. .a l i g h t i n t h e road a r , a r e f l e c t o r ; but when Mrs. Turner s a i d no, itwas something i n t h e heaven.^, Smith rushed outdoors t o .see it.I When PIrs. Turner f i r s t saw t h e object,, i t was coming out of t h e wes%aind, t h e n hovered.; -but-..whei.1 Turner. caught his: f i r s t glimpse ,- t h e obj e c.i;was.moving o f f . sXow.ly:.tow~rdst h e .northeas-t a n d . " g r a d u a l l y s e t t l e d dowilbe-hind..Dodges .Modntaim. l1 . After. i.t.disa.ppe~-red.,behind -t-h+:rnounta-ir,,- bot?!observed a f l a s h of.w h i t e l i g h t . . . . .. , . .. Mrs. ,Turner-.hadwatched t h e obj,ect f o r &out" :five1-in-huteih , e . ~ & r e ,. .being joined by Smith and i t remained i n view f o r probably ah.6i.heiA:. f i v e rninute3. Smith..told M r . Raynes t h a t .:after-w2tching:i-tfoi- f i ; ~ ~ .minut.es, .llI -knew I - . w a s n t dreaming o r , s e e i n g:things. ,Itwas: j.li:;t t h e r e 2 t h a t , s,..:a,l-l. He. s e i d .the o b j e c t was ltperhhps a s .largd,zis,.,s house ;" S t: ;gooked: l , i k "Q,.tripo&:.up i n t h e s k y , u.;he sHid, w i t h p u l s a t iilg "vei.7bright:.and -bi-illi5rit r c d . l i g h t s M?rid he thought it;"~:~.juld.mkzsure aboute i g h t f e e t from top: toybottom. He t o l d . B r e n t he stiiciied it v e r y - car&-f u l l y because-,he. r e a l i z e d i t .might w e l l be a " o n c e 1n-a li1etimel1.. . .incident and fie. .wanted-t o remember e v e r y ~ h i n g . , .I . , Smi-th; drew,a .sketch..whicli can: b e s t be d e s c r i b e d a s a l e t t e r .l1A1 witha".,flatt.ened<t op.; - i n s t e a d of coming t o a p o i n t , .with. .-l?glits... . along:.t h e , .: , : > . . . . , . . ,. ,lllegs" and two cross-bars. .. .....- - . Mrs. M a r y l i n T u r n e r , a housewife who d e c l i n e d t o ei-ve h:r a.geran:Ye .Ed i s e n t i r e l y : i n s y m p ~ t h y ~t o l d J i m Cerey-she hed : j u s t comekiorwand wzlked through h e r k i t c h e n t o t h e 1S.ving room t o t u r n on a recordp b y e r . Then ,she w2.s .returning..t.o..the -ki.cchen and saw&.la,,-. r g e , red3ightl-.tl~.rough.:t.h:e..window. was. ki.haped l i ~ ea ball, s h e said,. libtit "n;otr p e r f ectly :.found.,ll..arid corning f rorh t h e west .:Then i t seemed t o hov;;.%and,;;a.f,lt;er.watching i t l2 .few miriut-es; Mrs. .Turner telephoned Mr.i : Srii.?;, . -By:m2the..:t,ime he : e r r i v e d ; .about f i v e minutes had e l a p s e d , and t h e : o b j i l . :wa6,..movfrig -.away. .. We s a i d it h2d been over a newly , i n s t e l l e d .power - :,. .1 . :Pi, - . . . .: . .She8.e.dmi.tt.ed.she :wks,f r i k h t e n e d 2nd s s i d she d i d n lt stud,v it !:clos&S.-,a s h e r neighbor d i d . She remained indoc?s d u r i n g t h e s i g h t i n g , w a t c h i ~ ithe objle:ct ,from a window. Both observers s a i d i t w s s a .very c l e a r nigl:,.w5$h pelrfect v i s i b i l i t y . I ,E d i t o r s Note: Brent Raynes is a now-and-then c o n t r i b u t o r t o SKYLOC.s i n c e way-back-.when and w e l r e g l a d t o hzve t h i s r e p o r t . We eng?ge i ngood--natured b a n t e r .as%t o our views on UFOs. Brent knows I t h i n k soneof h i s m a t e r i a l is "too f2.r o u t , " b u t he a s s u r e s me t h a t " f a r o u t f iswhere t h e s o l u t i o n is! ,And you c 2 n f t argue w i t h a come-back l i k e t h a t ,But Ill1 worE on it.
    • .)I.,.4.-8. 4* THE ASTRONOF~IY CORNER * The October Sky . . . . By. Ted P h i l l i p s , J-..L--P * ----Mercury i s a g a i n q u i t e n e a r t h e sun and isn o t v i s i b l e d u r i n g t h e month. That b r i g h t o b j e c t in t h e western Skyj u s t a f t e r s u n s e t , t h e p l a n e t Venus, reaches i t s g r e z t e s t b r i l l i a n c yon October 6 a t a magnitude of -4.3, i f seen through a small, t e l e s - -cope t h e p l a n e t w i l l appear a s a t h i n c r e s e n t . The planet w i l l be s e t -t i n g j u s t a f t e r t h e sun and i s not i n a good p o s i t i o n f o r o b s e r v a t i o n -Marsomaybe s e e n i n t h e low southwest j u s t b e f o r e s u n r i s e . The r e dp l a n e t i s s e e n a s a - v e r y f a i n t , redd5sh s t a r . J u p i t e r , a l o n g w i t h Ve-nus, i s quit,e near t h e sun 2nd w i l l n o t be v i s i b l e a f t e r mid-month.T h e ringed p l ~ n e - c ,S a t u r n , is w e l l placed f o r o b s e r v a t i o n - d u r i n g t h emonth; it i s l o c e t e d i n t h e c o n s t e l l a t i o n Aries a n d - i s s e e n i n t h e h i @s o u t h e r n s k y throughout t h e evening,F i r s t q u a r t e r . moon--0ct. 7 ; F u l l moon--0ct. 14; L a s t cquarter--oct.21 ;New moon--0ct. 30.Some 25 meteors p e r hour may be v i s i b l e d u r i n g t h e Orinid Meteor -shower, which occurs on Oct. 21,J. J. -8, .b.,.<,.- ,..,. - , IOther C e l e s t i a l Ob,jects f o r Octobcr Viewing . . . . By M ~ r k - H e r b s t r e t t.--.---E d i t o r s Note: M ~ r khas s e n t i n some additional n o t e s and p o i , ? % ~o u t t h e a b i l i t y t o recognize t h e b r i g h t e r s t a r s and p l a n e t s i s of g r e a tv a l u e t o t h e ufo10,gist and f o r obvious reasons.The C o n s t e l l a t i o n Cygnus is prominent i n t h e northwestern sky a l ld u r i n g October. Cygnus is c a l l e d t h e Swan o r Northern Cross. The b r i g h t -e s t o b j e c t i n t h e c o n s t e l l a t i o n i s t h e star,Deneb. It is ~ a g n i t u d e1.26and i s a 6 l u e s u p e r g i a n t s t a r located a t a d i s t a n c e of 1600 l l p h t , y e p r s .De-neb i s t h e 1 9 t h b r i p h t e s t s t a r i n t h e sky. The d v l ~ b l es t a r Albireo(Beta Cygni) i s a b e a u t i f u l s i ~ h ti n . a 6-inch t e l e s c o p e . This doublec o n s i s t s of a golden yel,low s t a r of 3rd maqnltude ar.d a b l u e -companiono f 5 t h magnitude a;t a distance of 410 l i g h t years. -The .dou5le s t a r .61 :Cygni i s about 11 l i g h t years away. The d i s t a n c e t o 61 Cygni wasmeasured by B e s s e l i n 1838. 61 Cygni has an unseen companion e i g h ttimes . t h e s i z e of J u p i t e r . The companion h i s e i t h e r a - s m a l l s t a r o r a 3.l a r g e p l a n e t . The six bri-ghtest s t a r s i n Cygni a r e from f i r s t t o f0uT?.5magnitudes. ,Deep sky o b j e c t s i n Cygnus: M-29--This i s .a g a l a c t i c s t a r c l u s t e r of the 7 t h magnitude located i n a h e a v i l y obscured regi-on of t h e Milk;Way. It is 7200 -Light years d i s t a n t and 1 5 l i g h t y e a r s i n diameter., . .M-39--This g a l a c t i c c l u s t e r i s l o c a t e d 8 degrees -ENE of Deneb -and.-cori-t a h s a b o u t 30 stars,. I t is 800 l i g h t y e a r s d i s t a n t . NCC 6960 and *NGC 6992--The V e i l Nebula is one of t h e most s t r i k i n g , o b - j e c t s i n t h eheavens. 1.t was discovered by William Herschel inl 4784. I t is -1500l i g h t y e a r s d i s t a n t and i s probably t h e reinnants of -a Supernova.. N6C7000--the North America Nebula is a v a s t cloud of g a s e s , d u s t and searst h r e e degrees e a s t of Denev. This nebula is e s t i m ~ t e dt o b e 1.600 l i g h tp e a r s d i s t a n t and 45 li-ght years i n diameter. -.-- - --, Observing these o b j e c t s on a c l e a r n i g h t fihroughr a- &-inch t e l e s t o p eo r g r e a t e r h e l p s t h e amateur astronomer a p p r e c i a t e t h e grandeur and*-vastness, of t h e universe. The -objects mentioned a r e i n ouryown Mi2kyWay galaxy and t h e r e i r e m i l l i o n s of g a l z x i e s and b i l l i o n s o f - s t a r s i i neach. I n my o ~ i n i o nt h e r e must be rnilli.ons o f . p l a n e t a r y systems capableof supporting i n t e l l i g e n t l i f e ..a. .- 4. 41,,..,.a ,..,.How They-were--.-- Named - - ~ n c i e n t Graek astronomers thought Mercury was-r e a l l y two d i f f g r e n t planets; bhen it appeared on one s i d e of th-e.sun(continued on next page)
    • The Astronomy Corner (Continued SKYLOOKi n t h e morning, t h e y c a l l e d it Apollo, named f o r t h e god of s u n l i g h t .In t h e evenlng i t was Hermes, f l e e t messenger of t h e gods, known t o t h eRomans .as Mercury. ( Credit: Ted P h i l l i p s , Jr .)- >;: >;: $: :;:Planetai-y. System Is Seen FormingI .Brighton,-England--Astronomers a r e watchirig t h e formation of a newpJanetary system 5;OOO l i g h t y e a r s from e a r t h , a- p r o f e s s o r s a i d h e r eFriday..It .i,s t h g flrst tiink, s c i e n t i s t s have witriessed t h e formationdof a- system s i m i l a r t o our own, s a i d Zdenek Kopal, astronomy professor a t,Manchester University.Kopal s a i d new p l a n e t s had been seen formingabound a g i a n t s t a r 20times t h e s i z e o f t h e sun. He t o l d t h e . I n t e r n a t i o n a 1 AstronomicalMeeting town t h a t t h o s t a r , Epsilon Aurigae, w a s ~ a c c o m p ~ n i e d by a four-b i l l i o n mile-wfde semi-trznsparent d i s z , whose optical p e c u l i ? r i t i e sshowed i t was n o t composed of gas.The d i s c was made up of l a r g e s o l i d p z r t i c l e s , a number a l r e a d y t h e.size of ,small p l a n e t s , . h e s a i d . . (Source: ARKPNSAS GAZETTE, Aug. 2 2 ,1970. C r e d i t , Lou F ~ r i s h )4. .., ... .C.,.,,.I, 1.,S c i e n t i s t s t o Watch Strange Glow i n Moon, .Houston--Scientists s t u d v i n g moonquakes t h a t could be r e l a t e d t os t r a n g e glows on t h e l u n s r s u r f a c e w i l l concentrate on t h e Fra Mauroand Aristarchos a,reas-Monday when t h e moon comes c.losest t o e a r t h i nits monthly cycle. D r . Gary Latham of t h e Laniont Geological Observatoryi n P a l i s a d e s , N.-Y.,-has asked t h e w o r l d l s astronomers t o t r a i n t h e i rt e l e s c o p e s on t h e two "hot -spots1 d u r i n g 2perigee--the time when t h emoon i s c l o s e s t . (Source: ARKANSAS GAZETTE, Aug. 1,6, 1970. C r e d i t , Lo.7P a r i s h . 4, .., .., - 8 ,.,. +.,,. .,-IIJohn C. P r e i s a c k , A s s i s t a n t D i r e c t o r of t h e McDonnell Planetarium,S t . Louis, Mo., w r i t e s : "In regard t o t h e a r t i c l e i n t h e Septemberi s s u e -df SKYLOOK concerning t h e green f l a s h t h a t was observed 100 mile:o f f .shore from Honolulu, I would l i k e t o m k e t h e followicg comment:Goi-ng s t r i c t l y by what was r e p o r t e d , i t appears t h a t t h e green f l a s ht h a t was seen.was riiore than l i k e l y a f i r e b a l l which i s sometimes r e f e r . -eda t o a s a bolide. "As a meteoroid e n t e r s t h e e a r t h 7 s a t m o s p h ~ r et r a v e l i n g s t a v e l o c i t yranging from 10 t o 45 v i l e s a second, depeiiding on t h e d i r e c t i o n fromwhichvit e n t e r s our atmosphere, it t h e n bezomcs a meteor."As t h e meteor s t r e a k s through our a t n ~ s p h e r e0.n t h e way t o t h e - -e a r t h , t h e f r i c t i o n of t h e a i r c2uses i t t o burn up. Small meteors,most of whi-ch a r e no l a r p e r t h a n g r a i n s of s z n d , b u r n up completely d u r -i n g t h e i r journey throuph our atmosphere, +8 " I f t h e meteor- i s le-rge enouph however,? and s u r v i v e s i t s plunge .through our atmosghere snd l ~ n d si n t h e sea o r on l a n d , t h e o b j e c t i s.-then,refered t o a s a meteorite,f lSometimes t h e s e l e r p e r meteors explodc and break up a s t h e y passthrough t h e atmosphere. This explosion and break up of t h e meteor isc ~ u s e d,by t h e shock wave t h ~ ti s b u i l t up by t h e meteor-as it movesthrough our lower and denser atmosphere, 1,ve t a l k e d t o some of my-a s s o c i ~ t e sa t t h e McDonnell ~ P 3 . a n c t a r i u h ~ ~ b o u tt h e c o l o r of t h e f l a s hand t h e y t o l d me t h ? t i s i s not u n l i k e o t h e r s t h a t h;ve been reported.lt
    • . 8 :.. . .D r . ~ l l e i iR. Utkk, P ~ . D ,Looks. . . . . .a t t h e UFO F-.--i.iem --- ...- . . . . . .P a r t . 111. . --.. -- -..3 . . I ., : , . , . . .A,ny: m.ate.ria.1 or:!fragment!.found t h et is -suspected t b b e of or from aUFO should .first of . a l l .b.e s.ub.j:ected t o a c a r e f u l y examination k i t $ :both-?mi.c-roscope-,a.nd,.eye,.-Dr....Utke..c0ntinue.s.,.in..d i s c u s s i n g -,method-sof. ,. _ . , ,ana1ys.i.s.;available. f - o r stu.dying . physical. evidenc.e.. . . ... . .. . . .. . .. ,Phy!slc:a-l d e t e r m i n a t i o n s , she-uld be made of t h e ..samp>els de2nsity, spec; iif i c h e a t , : , ~ , s o 1 u b i l i t y ~o ~ . ! . p a r t i a l.solubil.ity i n v a r i o u s a c i d s . arid s~o;l-.-ient:s,, . ?n,dr a d i , o a c t i v e a n d ~ o r m a g n e t i cp r o p e r t i e s ..( i f a n y ) .- When a.dfd--ed Logether, a l l of t h e s e c l u e s shou1.d provide a p r e t t y good id.ea Mi.,wheth,er t h e s?mple 1s.cpmprised . o f elements ,.-.compounds-,-or..both, and. . .. . whi,ch ones. From . h e r e a quajlitati.ve-a n d quanti~a.tliv,echernical..anaZy-. . . .. . . . . . . . .s i . s . , ~ h o u l dbe .ca.rri,ed out.,I .. . D r ; :Utke s a y s " t h a t no m a t t e r what t h e sample-conta-ins.; .it could b e analyzed by various;.-basi.calZy non-Jnstrumental, - c l a s s i c a l (,lwetv)anal$tica.l..methods wh-i.ch.-,are. . . . a v a i l a b l e . . Many..elements and - compo~indscan. alsoU.beanalyz&d..by:v i s i b l e ; , u l t r a v i o l e t ; -and i n f r a r e d s w e c t r o - p h o t o m e ~ ~ y . . ~ , . . T h e ,. a ,..,. i n s k r ~ m e n t si n v o l v e d work o n : t h e p r i n c i p l e . , t h a t someelements and[(com@ounds. (,but,;not. a l l ) w i l l a b s o r b l i g h t i n - . e i t h e r . t h ev & s i b l e , u l t r a v i o l e t , o r i n f r a n e d r e g i o n s of t h e l i g h t s p e c t r u m . 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Because t h i - s method .&$be usz-d.w i t h e x t r i m e i y s m a l l amounts of s a m p l e a n d does not: d e s t r o y t h e samplz,.. . ,,, . ; .-,: .it h a s become . , r a t h e r p.opular. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ." . : I : , . .. . > .. . . -. To ana-lyie -for i.!.cqa cel -met,a,lsus i.np 4h-e atomic drptcon - sp&cbrd- ::-photomet,& ,,, one ,;cod;erts t h e ,sample t o .a.s o l u t i b n and t h e n a t o n i ~ z e sitby pa-ssing :it t:jiro:u.gh a n a ir-adet,ylene flame. r :ThB c.oncentra.tion-cf-:bhe. . . element beyrig anal$ied i s t h e n measured by its kapac,ity.:.to,a.b.iow: t h e i.l i g h t emission of a lamp which h a s a h o l l o w cathode made o f bh& sa&element. , ( Conti-nued n e x t month.).= : . .. . . . . . . .
    • Quincy Morninj: W h G , A p r i l 10, 1897-THE AIR-SHIP OVER IOWAMany Iowans Claim t oHave Seen ItI T (HAS A HUGE HEADLIGHTAim,#?Wing-Like Proj s c t i o n s on E i t h e rSide-The Mysterious C r a f t Seen I nTowns, A l l - Along t h e .Burlicg,on, .Cedar,Rapids & Northern R a i l r o a dWest ~ i b e r t ~ ,l a . , A p r i l 9. -The mysterious a i r - s h i p , which hasappeared n i g h t a f t e r n i g h t a t v a r i o u s p o i n t s i n Iowa and Nebraskar e c e n t l y was seen l a s t n i g h t by hundreds of r e p u t a b l e c i t i z e n s ah-l o n g t h e l i n e of t h e Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern R a i l r o a d ,between h e r e and Cedar Rapids. Reports from t h e s e p o i n t s show.ttn.:n e a r l y every o p e r a t o r 2nd s t a t i o n a g e n t along t h e l i n e saw t h e sr3angec r a f t , and t h e y a l l t e l l about t h e same s t o r y ; it was f i r s t s e e n co,Loil~7:30 i n t h e evening, and t h e o p e r a t o r W b t i n g h i s s e n s e s , asked -dieman a t t h e next s t a t i o n i f h e could s e e a s t r a n g e o b j e c t i n t h e siiJrbetween t h e two towns. The o t h e r o p e r a t o r r e p l i e d t h a t - h e had 5eeiiwatching t h e thing. The s h i p r;ioved 6ff, and o t h e r o p e r a t o r s i n t h ed i r e c t i o n of t h e f l i g h t were warncd of i t s approach, arid ~ h u stowna f t e r town was p r e p r e d t o gaze a t it when i t - c a m e i n s i g h t ,It i s described by r e p u t a b l e c i t i z e n s , who saw i t , a s hsving a :l a r g e r e f l e c t i n g h e a d l i g h t probably. two f e e t i n d i a m e t e r w h i c n s h e d s s t r o n g .rays l i k e t h a t of a locomotive heactlight, and t o some e x t e n tprevented a good view of t h e body of t h e a p p a r a t u s by i t s g l a r e . How-e v e r t h e g l i s t e n i n g body of t h e s h i p could be d i s c e r n e d and t h e dim , .wing-like p r o j e c t i o n s on e i t h e r s i d e , a s descrsbed by previous obser-v w s . The s t r a n g e a e r i a l c r a f t moved s w i f t l y through t h e a i r , mak5nga s l i g h t h i s s i n g sound..: A t t i m e s it seemed t o be w i t h i n 1,000 fr-et of t h e e a r t h and a t timesseemed t o pause i n i t s f l i g h t a s , t h o u g h i t s occ.upants.were t a k i n g ob-, .serkations of t h e e a r t h below. , , -No sound save t h e low h i s s i n g n o i s e , which was only apparent when,t h e machine was i n s w i f t motion, came t o t h e wondering observers and---i f l : t h e r e were people i n t h e c r a f t t h e i r - c c n v e r s a t i o n w a s - c a r r i e d oni n low tones o r e l s e t h e d i s t a n c e was t o o high above t h e e a r t h f o r -the,.ground t o c a r r y . . ,The s t r a n g e o b j e c t was i n view g e n e r a l l y from twenty minutes t oh a l f an hour and u s u a l l y disappeared i n a w c s t c r l y d i r e c t i o n . A tl e a s t a hundred t r u s t w o r t h y people d e c l a r e t h e y saw t h e a i r - s h i p b u tnone of them a r e w i l l i n g t o swear t h e y wcre n o t dreaming, s o s t r a n z e andu n r e a l does i t s appearance seem t o them.- - -( Continued Next Nonth)
    • . . .A c a t a l o g of ~ i s s o a r iUFO Cases: 1857 - 1970 - . . . . by.~ b d :p h i l l i b s. ., 7 . " - 4. ,. . . . . . . . . . . i : .!.,. - . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - ---.--.----. . . .The f o l l o w i n g c a t a l o g i s t h e r e s u l t of some seven y e a r s o f i n v e s t i -g a t i o n i n t o UFO e v e n t s d s r e p o r t e d i n ~ i s s o u r i .The c a t a l o g h z s beenp r e s e n t e d i n a most simple and, I f e e l , e f f e c t i v e form. The c a s e s a r el i s t e d f i r s t by t o t a l number, t h i s i s followed by t h e f i l e number, t h i nwould b e t h e number r e q u i r e d if f u r t h e r i n f o r m a t i o n on a s p e c i f i c SjgbLi n g should be nceded. Yhe c o m p i l . a t i o n ~ o ft h i ; c a t a l o g h a s been p o s s i b l to n l y w i t h t h e h e l p of a l a r g e number of i n d i v i d u a l s , s i n c e r e p e o p l e ,t a k i n g t h e t i m e and t r o u b . l e , t o send +,he d e t a i l s of s i g h t i n g s tha: havebeen r e p o r t e d t o them o r t o t h e i r ,f:liends. I hope t h a t t h i s c a t a l o gw i l l - b e of a s s i s i ; a n c e , t o t h o s e , i n t c r e s t e d i n d i v i d u a l s i n v a r i o u s Sect-i o n s of t h e c o u n t r y who a r e ,ma.king^ s t a t i s t i c , a l - , s t u d i e s o f t h e UFO prob..lem. I would a s k thp,: arivone having Nissouri c a s f s n o t l i s t e d , p l e a s esend a t l e a s t t h e d a t e , - locatl-on, _time and a b r i e f d e s c r i p t i o n of t h ei n c i d e n t t o me. If anyone h a s i n f o r m a t i o n on anv c a s e l i s t e d a s a DlI would,,ap r c c i a t ~ h e a r i n ~from t h e m . (Address: 5. 0. BOX 615, S e d a l i a ,NO. , 65301 yliR a t i n g System UsedA : Unknown, o b j e c t of h i g h l y unusual n a t u r e , r e l i a b l e o b s e r v e r ( s )B: O b j e c t o f h i g h l y unusual n a t ~ r e ,i n s u f f i c i e n t i n f o r m a t i o n t or a t e fI. o r - , .C i P o s s i b l e . c o n v e n t i o n a l o b j e c t , i n d u f f i c i e n t i n f o r m a t i o n t o r a t efI o r -: Information i n d i c a t e s conventions1 e x p l a n a t i o n .Dl,; . I n s u f f i c i e h t iniurmation on. t h e o b j e c t and o b s e r v e r ( s )F i l e # Date- Location ?lime D e s c r i p t i o n o f Incident, Rat,inm18571 , 213. 10-8-57 S t . Louis 0420 B a l l of l i g h t c r o s s e d sky,exp,losion. C18592 2 1 4 , 9-15-59 S t . Louis - Witness, John H . T i c e . Dl1881-3 1 I 11-7-81 S t . Jdseph - 50 l i p h t s , f o r m a t i o n , hover-ed 30 min. moved awzy. 7w i t n e s s e s . B" ,1 k i l l e d .S t . Louis 0515 D. ? ?,, !n i g h t l i g h t t r a v e l i n g , NW:,,Kansas C i t y n i g h t l i g h t , s e a r ~ h i i ~ h t Dl - P e r r y - S p r i n g s - many w i t n e s s e s , . seen- 15 . ../ .., . . , min. passed . t r a i n . BMqberly 2300 d i s c , NW-SE, d u l l b l u e ,p o r t h o l e s nlKai~s~as:. C i t y 141.2 rovnd , s t i ~ h b ywings, 9 min. Dl. .( C o n t i i ~ ~ ~ c c l Next N011.t.h )
    • Pennsylvania Residents See UFOOn Monday, August 31, 1970, Thomes H e r b s t r i t t , h i s - w i f e , and t h e i rt h r e e c h i l d r e n &Pw a UFO. ~ h dtime was about 21 :00 EDT, and t h e objectwas noear t h e p l ~ n e tVenus. It was t r z v e l i n g towzrd t h e e a r t h f o r ~ b o u t45 and then Pigappeared. M r . H e r b s t r i t t e s t i m ~ t e si t wqs .betweenVerus end the f u l l moon i n .briei,tness, which would make i t about mag-nitude -8. Th,e d u r a t i o n of t h e s i g h t i n g was f l v e minutes. The color W , ~ Swkiilte. > .- > iMr; H e r b s t r i t t , who l i v e s i n Kersey, Pa., teleqhoned -his brother.,MarkzH e r b s t r i t t (who s e n t us .the r e p o r t ) a t S t . Marys, about four milesdistdnt; but by t h e time, Mark g0.t outdoors t o look f o r the object,, i tWPS nowhere i n s i g h t .SKPOOK ~ e a d e rand Family Watc-h UFO i n Oklahoma. . ,t .We had two iht&$ti& : l e t t e r s f r o m our. friend..~ e a n:~arhb:,of ~ u l d r o w ,0kl.a. t e l l i n g o? a n unidenti.:fied-,f l y i n g obj e - t aeen by -Je.an 2nd h k r . .ch$ldren and some. of che neighbor chi.,ldren,.Jednesday nj.:..;!: t-, A u ~ u st -19,1970. The.-first, & t t e r ws$ written r i g h t a f t e r t h e c;? @I;;- r g whcn Jean.was p r e t t y . excited (we ,don,(t: you,, Jean:--we d >lc -gz:?it,e+. t o o ) . endthe .$econd- 1,stte r - f~$Llow@dwhen she hdd. time f o c o l - i ~ c t.. . ;he.r-w , i ts and,t-o"put it a l l together? . . . ., Jean and t h e chi,ldren were..outsid,e. . a t 6:4$ p.m. when ~ k r r ~ ,age 5 ,ch23ed:;"Hey; Moin ,look a t t h t !" , ,.. ,- ; . I ~ C . . ~a s. .. a , c l e a r n i g h t w i t h t h k s t a r s , ghining and- only a;f ew .clouds.d r i f t i n g i n . a quiBt sky.. A , b r i g h t l y l i g h t e d o b j e c t .was coming from. . .- t h e ~ ~ o u t h , and Je$n fiisc thought. i t was a j e t . T h e r e weke..tw.o,brxghtwhite ifghts,,:,6ni?f leshing, b u t n&red o r -green l i g h t s . It-sspedd wascom$a?ed t o -t h a t - - o f ,a l i g h t pla.ne and a s i t pa, sed almost loverhead, ..nothing could he seen hetween, the::tw6:l$ghts. ..he object::,burirkd toward-+2ie-.e&stand. . at::ap;eu+.a :three , olclock position,, t h e o b j e c t . s p l i t . i ntwo; qnelight"flew1smoothly on t o t h e north a n d f l n a i l y :disappeared:from .:sight. : T h e &her i i g h t made a , l a y curve t o - t h e e a s t -on--,a. d ~ w n w a ~ dco*-se ,. .as .ab!pl+ne:.coming;in,f o r .,a "lsnding, Jean .wrote,.-:?.nd-dis.appesl-::-e,d ,from :view .be,hi.ni?some .;ti-ees...:Then,z,, beam ..of l i g h t ,... &as,ting,.about 1C;.. . - . ,seconds, f 1,ashed~ upr;from t h e ,,poiit wher,e &he obj k c t had $.is.arppqzredj , , . :and there were occa.sional flpshes frdm t h i s point f o r :a:bIo:u-%..:I5 minutc;~,The; er$ir,e .?ight,i.ngl a s t e d about 25 minutes i- . The ne.ighbcorbogs ,:(:ages-14 and ~ 1 6 ) :we,ke.a;ffri:a;ild:.tbw4Jk home a f t e r t h e incidenSrand..-Jeanad.rn1.t~she-ka s a l s o -frlght%n<d;: *hbj nkxt day.s h e a n d .h,er husbsnd,~dro:vg .t,o . :whyere t h e ob,j,Sc.tlh2d ";disapp~e2i-$ti~behirid .the tree$;, .b.ut-Sound pot;hingunusual a n d dkcided tfie 6bjdct must have been f u r t h e r away-tha<n.f.irs.t-i. -. . . . > -. .tho%hP-*, . . . ; . , . ,- ;lean hag .tahkcieys.yefu&l,Jftss.?&.night; 2nd a d d s the.- l & h t ~ . : ..-often,ta:kethe form::of: -a"trtSn&le,?nd she. is ,sure t h e ,ob-je-ct-she,: -i . .--. .-z&sebve-d was- n e i t h e r j a & r no+:--jet.. . She ,camp;r.cd t h e l i g h t s t ~ ot h e. < a . . -b r i g h t n e s s. -. of s.tgrpsq-,and:s a i a t h e r e w s s ho - " t a i l of-!li.ght!!.s. - .- a t - any.:t i m e . As t o : t he s i z e , , "make a c.j.rcle with ~ o u rthu-mb:and f o r e f i n g e r :arid pat. the forefing@k3.on t h e first .j.oint o f !. t h e thumbL;.:hold : your .. ,arm-6p: y - z f u l l ... l e n k t h end : 1-ookthrough the ..hide. and.. t h a t Is - Sb_out.:.the:.s-izeech-llihht. our e l b o w ~ w i l lbend. of course. 1" - - . -..- . - . ... . -. . . .. . .. . . . . .During The sightiQg, none bf t h e ranch dogs seemed d i s t u r b e d , a l t h oone of t h e horses-did. :The TVfeiled t o work p r o p e r l y - f o r about a nhour a f t e r t h e object-disappeared from view. - .A
    • With Our Fellow E d i t 5 T s Good news! The FLYING SAVCERxx~xxxxxxx~xxxxxxxxxxxxx BrJLLETIiJ i s back gain w i t h a--n ~ : ~X X X X X X X X ~ ~ X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X ~ ~ ~ ~I ook and a new name. This forrzeAq . b-l-honthly ~ f o z i n e ,e d i t e d and) pub-l i s h e d by Bonita Roman h a d n t beJen heard .of f o r months due t o h e a l t hand financi-a1 problems, but Bonnie i s back i n b u s i n e s s a g a i n and,-thenew uyozine was worth w a i t i n g for.. 4.11 her s u b s c r i b e r s should take- not-??t h e name has been changed t o THE CHI9 UFO REPOLSTER, and Vol. 1 , .No;- 1 ,d a t e d August 1970, ha; 33 ,page;, of i p t e r p s t i n g , well---i;~en, and3war:-L:r e a d i n g news and views. l o u r t o s i x i s s u e s p e r y e a r w i l l be publishedand a y e a r s s u b s s ~ i p t i o nis $ 3 , ~ 9 .The a d d r e s s i s t h e same--Route 3,YankeejRd., mid die to:;^, Ohio, 45Gi+2, vllelcome back, Bonnie. We,need yourkind of r e p o r t i n g and recommend.your..: ~ f o z i n eto. a l l ser-ious u f o l o g i s t s ,The summer i s s u e ofEYE3JITN-.?S-i s - b u t w i t h t h e c o v e r by- a r t i s t GaryRicker; of Berwyll,I1l., i l l u s t r a t i n g a dog fight! between a plane anSa UFO, s t o r y on page 5. E d i t o r I j i l l Goore lists " t h e t o p ;ten UE@zinesf!(United S t a t e s o n l y ) and we p r e d i c t he is going t o g e t 2 a l o t of maila b o u t . t h i s ! B i l l a g f e e s o t h e r ? may n o t a g r e e w i t h h i s r a c i n g systema n d . s e l e c t i o n s . O f c o u r s e , we r e q p l e a s e d SKYLOOK madethe l i s t and,a s can be expected, we a p e e , w i t h some of B i l l s t o p - t e n , e n d s t r o n g l yd i s a g r e e w i t h o t h e r . .DATA.-?JETCONTROL and t h e F.S. I .C. BLILLETIN ( a l o n gw i t h t h k .new OHIO UFO REPORTER) would head our,top t e n ..(.: ??I]???? ) , j ilisq u a r t e r l y p u b l i c a t i o n is ~$1.75 p e r y e a r (.on>j-$1.00 t o -6lri0 r e s i d e n t s )and t h e a d d r e s s - i s Box 34, Mt. P e r r y , Ohio, 43760.The F.S.I:C. BULLETIN, P. 0. Drawc-r C . Akron, Ohio, 44305, i s outw i t h i t s September i s s u e and E d i t o r A. E. Candusso announces t h e y hopet o g e t backaon t h e i r r e g u l a r bi-monthly schedule a f t e r a t e ~ o r c 7 r : ~h a l t i n p u b l i c a t i o n , and a l l members,will b e t r e a t e d f,airl-7. .This G o -z i n e h a s alGgys been h i g h , o n our l i s t w i t h i t s w e l l - w r i t t e p r e p o r t s .i n d i c a t i v e of s e r i o u s investigation and sound conclusions. No -kook -. m a t e r i a l eve$! hDonald Johnson, e d i t o r of t h e non-scheduled and e x c e l l e n t FLYIN?SAUCER OBSERVER, i s now a s t u d e n t a t t h e U n i v e r s i t y of Colorado, andh i s ufozine w111 be published by APRO, Connecticut S e c t i o n , P. 0. Box67, Winsted , Conn., 06098. A 1 1 should n o t e t h e change of a d d r e s s .We.had a card from Donald and he is looking i n t o a rumor 03 a-campus:UF.0 s t u d y group(guess D r . Condon d i d n t convinoe EVERY one a t B:oylde~-t h a t UFOs d o not e x i s t ) . How about a follow-cp repor$:on t h a , t , , Donalr1<Mike J a f f e , of DATA-NET CONTROL i s be;k from a t r i p t o France wherehe met M r . V e i l l i t h , head of Lumicres Darls La Nuit, t h e o l d e s t ~ ~ a n d r ~ml a r g e s t UFO r e s e a r c h group i n France. l h l s groups monthly j o u r n a l ist h e b e s t in, its c l a s s p r o f e s s i o n a l l y , w i t h photograp$rs, drawings; m2pSe t c . We h,me receiv-ed a _ c o u p l e _copies ( c o u r t e s y of Mike, we s u s p e c t )b u t , a l a s , - it is pririted - i n Frenc;l and we no parlez-vous. To g e t backt o DATA-NET, Mike and e d i t o r iJo C l ~ r kcontinue t o p u b l i s h one of t h every b e s t u f o z i n e s i n t h e f i e l d . You can degcnd on g e t t i n g i t cvcrymonth and i t s w e l l worth t h e $4 subscrip:ion. The a d d r e s s is Data-Net,624 F a r l e y S t . , Mountain View, C a l i f . 0/0!+0. J e r r y Johnson, whosea r t i c l e on t h e h o l l o w - w r t h t h e o r y appeared i n t h e Se7,tember SKYLOOK.- ,has a s e r i e s going i n DATA-NET on -----Marginal Notes from t h e " S c i e n t i f i c--Study of Unidentified Ob,jects9 (The Condun Report). He t a k e s it a p a r t !-