Sudbury popular with intergalactic visitors
the research of a Sudbury man and the experiences of nearly
a dozen residents are to be believed, then Sudbury is evolving
into a hot spot for visitors from other words.
Deschamps, a long-time UFO watcher, says local sightings
have increased quite a bit in the past several months, with
as many as six confirmed sightings reported to him so far
says he's been watching the skies and talking to UFO watchers
across North America for several years, and he's never seen
the skies as active as now.
is a frequent contributor to several internet-based UFO-tracking
Web sites. In sharing his information with others, he's
come to the conclusion that Sudbury has become a popular
spot for intergalactic visitors. Other, far more busy spots
include Florida (where NASA space shuttle program is based),
the Yukon and Mexico City.
says it is the consensus of Internet watchers that interest
in Sudbury is both long-standing and based on our mining
think they're keeping a steady eye on the mining activity
here," he says. "We're not sure why, or why they
don't pay attention to other mining centres, but they're
here. That's for sure."
"they" are visitors from outer space, he says.
no doubt about that."
adds their interest in us goes back 30 or more years. The
first recorded sighting took place over Inco's Copper Cliff
complex in 1967.
sighting had several confirmed witnesses, including many
who worked and still work in the smelter, and the then-operating
Radar Base in Falconbridge.
was followed by another similar sighting in 1975 over Pioneer
Manor in New Sudbury, which was again confirmed by the Radar
most of these cases, sightings are confirmed in a wide swath,
sometimes covering the continent, Deschamps says.
that happens, when you get a lot of people telling you they
saw the same thing, you can't ignore it. It has to be something."
skeptics argue there are lots of natural or other ways to
explain what people are seeing, Deschamps and others don't
see things that are hard to believe every day. Why not this?"
says Sudbury in encountering the most sightings since 1995,
which has kept him busy both interviewing witnesses and
reporting his findings on the Internet.