Photos (Click on thumbnails below if more photos are available)
Case File Information

ASTRONOMER SPOTS UFO'S FROM SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY

FEBURARY 20, 1947 
HOLDEN OBSERVATORY, SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY NEW YORK

 
On the winter’s night of February 20, 1947, five months before the famous Roswell UFO incident, two classmates of Syracuse University along with an astronomer reportedly witnessed strange elliptical or circular objects crossing across the horizon, covering the stars as they passed at tremendous speed. The two classmates were walking around 10:15 PM on the school campus and noticing that the dome doors of Holden Observatory were not closed. Not only that the dome doors were left opened they also discovered that entrance door of the small building was also open as they passed it. Out of curiosity, the two classmates wandered into the ground floor and they noticed a 6 or 7-foot long refracting telescope that was suspended around 12 feet above the floor. It was used by a man who walked it back and forth rapidly in the length of the dome opening. When the astronomer noticed the two students as they climbed the platform, he was thanking God that the two were there. He invited them to take a look of his found to tell others that he was not crazy.
 
The man told the two students that he had been witnessing something not usual in the night sky. He then let the two to take a look what he’d been watching without giving them a clue. One of the two students grew in New York City so, he only had a chance to appreciate the beauty of the stars in the night sky on campus, especially using a telescope. He was in awe of the bright star field and then noticed a light passed his view in the dark sky. He then observed more after 20 or 30 seconds. He counted approximately twelve mysterious lights. After being puzzled of what he had seen, he then gave the telescope to his pal. After a few minutes, his pal looked as puzzled as him and the astronomer. The three men agreed that they had seen the same objects.
 
The three men were able to witness the details of these objects through the telescope. They all witnessed the same objects that appeared to have a greyish bottom, slightly lighter than the dark sky background. The objects had thin bright yellow orange trailing edge which appeared slightly rippling. All men noted that some of the objects appeared to be brighter than others. The astronomer assured the students that he had never seen anything like the mysterious objects.
 
After a couple of minutes, the students bid the astronomer a good night. That was the first and only time they met the astronomer. The two students have talked about the incident a number of times for many years.
 
NOTE : The above image is a rendering.
 
KEN PFEIFER WORLD UFO PHOTOS AND NEWS
 
Location
 
Popular Articles
 
Comments
Order by: 
Per page: 
 
  • There are no comments yet
Facebook Comments
Other Case Files By this member
MAY 1991 - BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA On the first Monday night in May, 1991, I was watching the news with my dog. The ABC World News had just begun on TV when my dog began to growl. I had never seen her like that. She had a good nature and was playful. Her hair suddenly stood up in a ridge along her b…
8526 days ago
0
From falcon51
AMAZING UFO PHOTO AND DIASAPPEARING PEOPLE IN JAPAN JUNE 24, 2014   .............    MT. TOKACHIDAKE JAPAN On June 24, 2014 at the camping site near Mt. Tokachidake (an active volcano in the northern part of Japan), which has been famous for UFO sightings for decades.  You can see a bright object …
71 days ago
JAPAN, MT TOKACKI, Japan
0
From falcon51
THREE UFO LIGHTS MANEUVER OVER NORTH CAROLINA CATAWABA, NORTH CAROLINA On the night of 8/14/14 at approximately 8:48 pm, I was traveling south on Highway 10 in Catawba, NC.  As I rounded a corner in the road, still facing south, I immediately saw three white-yellow-orange lights in a vertical form…
20 days ago
NORTH CAROLINA, CATAWABA, United States
0
From falcon51
CRASHED ALIEN DISC AND HITLER'S SS - SUMMER 1937 CZERNICA GERMANY  [ NOW TERRITORY OF POLAND ] "A multicolored ball or globe-shaped UFO was seen to fall in a field (or near a field) belonging to Eva Braun’s parents (this was the future mistress of Adolph Hitler) The area was cordoned off by SS-tro…
11 days ago
POLAND, POLAND, Poland
0
From falcon51
PHOTO OF A STRANGE CRAFT OVER CANADA Oshawa, Canada - 07-17-14 Today on Thursday while outside on our deck at home, I had this feeling once again inside me.  Even a premonition to even get my wife’s glasses from inside the house. Reason being so I could point out another UFO to her should I spot o…
48 days ago
CANADA, OSHAWA, Canada
0
From falcon51
U.S. ARMY SOLDIERS CLOSE ENCOUNTER IN VIETNAM MARCH 16, 1978    ...........    MEKONG RIVER, VIETNAM   The main witness who was on vessel security watch on this night and another crewman had both previously seen fireballs crossing over the river. So, on this night he decided to wave his flashligh…
13320 days ago
0
From falcon51
RUSSIAN MISSILE BASE ENCOUTERS UFO AT NIGHT  JULY 28-29, 1989    ...........     KAPUSTIN YAR RUSSIA One of the most interesting cases in the KGB file is a multiple-witness CE-I (Close Encounter of the First Kind) at an army missile base in the district of Kapustin Yar, Astrakhan Region, on the ni…
9167 days ago
RUSSIA, KAPUSTIN, Russia
0
From falcon51
ALIENS LAND IN A SMALL TOWN IN PENNSYLVANIA JULY 31, 1976    .........      INDIANA PENNSYLVANIA To Whom it May Concern,   I wanted to report a siting and ask about the possibilities of how I could test soil as we are curious. In the late 70's my Mother awoke to visit the restroom in the middle …
20 days ago
0
From falcon51
DAYLIGHT SIGHTING OF AN OVAL SHAPED UFO OVER NEW JERSEY JULY 25, 2014 .......    WEST AMPTON NEW JERSEY On July 25th, I was driving my car on the NJ Turnpike traveling northbound at approximately 3:30pm. I entered the NJ turnpike on exit 4 and had been driving northbound for approximately 10-30 mi…
40 days ago
0
From falcon51
CIGAR SHAPED STRANGE CRAFT SPOTTED OVER BANDERA TEXAS AUGUST 2, 2014    ......    BANDERA, TEXAS My husband and I were sitting in the backyard so that I could smoke an after-brunch cigarette and facing the SE.  Dragonflies and butterflies, among other bugs and birds, were flying around.  I love wa…
32 days ago
0
From falcon51
Case File Data
Starts: January 25th, 2014 12:00 AM
Ends: January 24th, 2014 12:00 AM
Location:
SYRACUSE
SYRACUSE, New York
United States
Location
Where did this happen?SYRACUSE
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
CitySYRACUSE
Share This Case File
 

Support The Black Vault
Case Manager
Case Manager NameKEN PFEIFER
Case Manager EmailFALCON51@COMCAST.NET
Case Manager WebsiteWWW.WORLDUFOPHOTOS.ORG
Rate
0 votes
More Local Case Files
Empty
Witnesses
Empty
ASTRONOMER SPOTS UFO'S FROM SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY