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Friday, 8 May 2009

Dorset UFO sightings - the explanation

Was it a UFO? A flying saucer? A celestial message from on high? Sadly none of the above.

The conspiracy theorists can pack up their notebooks for now.

The mysterious orange orbs spotted floating across Weymouth and Portland at the weekend can now be identified merely as Chinese lanterns.

The paper objects, which glow with the light of candles placed inside, were released over Portland on Friday and then from two different locations around Weymouth on Saturday.

READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo Friday 8th May 2009

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