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UFO causes stir in Indonesia

03-04-2011 08:43 BJT

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Unidentified Flying Objects have been causing a stir in Indonesia. Crop circles previously unknown in the region have recently started to appear reviving theories about their mysterious extra terrestrial origins.

This geometric design of interlocking circles recently appeared in a rice field near the village of Sleman in Central Java.

It is Indonesia's first crop circle.

The appearance of the circle thrust the work of Indonesia's UFO hunters into the national spotlight.

BETA-UFO Indonesia was established in 1997 by a community of like-minded people fascinated by Unidentified Flying Objects .

Despite official denials UFO hunters like Andyono Muharso remain convinced that only alien creatures could have been responsible for the crop circles.

Andyono Muharso, UFO Researcher, siad, "Our conclusion at this time is that it is impossible for a person to make this. If it were made by a person with a very advanced technology, it might have been possible. We don't know for sure. But it is impossible that it was made by a person with a wood and rope."

Adiguno is a television cameraman in the capital Jakarta for over 10 years.

During one cloudy day last year, Adiguno accidentally documented something weird in the city skyline when taking photos with the camera of his cell phone.

Adiguno, UFO Eyewitness, said, "That day Jakarta was very cloudy and the sky was dark. I wanted to take a picture of it because a sky like that was quite rare to see. I took the picture using my cell phone and I only realized what I had shot when I viewed it on my computer."

UFO enthusiasts BETA-UFO believe that Adiguno is not alone.

They meet regularly to discuss UFO claims and plan field trips.

BETA-UFO sent its team to the site to gather physical evidence, take photos and talk with the locals.

Not man made is their conclusion. "Not so" is the verdict of the Indonesian National Institute of Aeronautics and Space.

Sri Kaloka Prabotosari, Indonesian Aeronautics Scholar, said, "We think that the claims made by some people that crop circles in Sleman and Bantul were footprints of UFO are wrong. When we visited the area we found things indicating that they were man made. "

Undeterred,the UFO hunters of BETA-UFO continue to sift through the evidence, determined to recruit more of the faithful to the constantly curious pursuit of finding ET.

Unidentified Flying Objects have been causing a stir in Indonesia. Crop circles
previously unknown in the region have recently started to appear reviving
theories about their mysterious extra terrestrial origins.


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