Carrickfergus UFO – Buzz Lightyear or Camera Shake?
Here’s the largest -and so I presume the original- image:
Here’s the zoomed image that was posted:
And here’s the largest image with the objects cropped, zoomed and then highlighted:
I believe that you can see that it certainly appears to be two point light sources with a touch of camera shake, the reason I say this is due solely to the almost identical shape of the two objects. This obviously doesn’t detract from the original UFO sighting as the witness clearly stated that he merely, “saw a light out of the corner of my eye” which is what the image shows.
So I guess my only bone of contention (if any) is with the Belfast Telegraph as they are a little too quick to claim that the shape is reminiscent of Buzz Lightyear rather than listen to the witness and at least attempt to consolidate the witness statement with the image/s they have.
Anyhoo, here’s the original article:
Buzz Lightyear-shaped UFO spotted over Carrickfergus(Tuesday, 28 February 2012)
What is it? Picture taken of night sky over Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, Feb 2012
I am wondering if any other readers can help solve this little mystery spotted above Carrickfergus. It may sound a bit silly but I saw a light out of the corner of my eye appear from my bedroom window at about 8.15pm on Friday February 24. I then got my sister's camera and she took a picture of the object before it disapeared, it moved slightly for a bit and I know for a fact it wasnt a star because it was far too bright. It wasn't a satelite or plane because it was not moving like either of them. It was a very subtle movement. When inspecting the photo (which was taken completely zoomed out) my sister zoomed in on the object and it was a triangular shape.
Any suggestions as to what it may be? Did anyone else see it?