The News-Herald Monday, March 7, 1988 SKY-GAZERS MI STAKE PLANETS FOR UFOS Visitors from a
Monday, March 7, 1988
STAKE PLANETS FOR UFOS
Visitors from another planet have nothing to do
with the UFOs which
were reported along the lake shore Friday and Saturday n
according to the Coast Guard, the planets Jupiter and Venus are
When the US Coast Guard at Fairport Harbor received reports F
night of UFOs in the sky, it checked with area airports to learn what
their radar indicated.
"We thought it might be someone in trouble setting off flares,"
Petty Officer John Knaub. "So we investigated ourselves."
uard members saw the lights over the lake about 1/4 mile east
of the mouth o
f the Chagrin River. "But Lost Nation Airport advised us
that we were seeing
the planets Jupiter and Venus, which are lined up
together in the sky. Appar
ently the gases in the atmosphere created the
appearance of smaller objects
The UFO reports rolled in again Saturday night, when the sky
ned clear and was dominated by a full moon.
Knaub said the phenomena is
visible around 9PM, as skygazers look
west along the lake from Fairport Harb
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From: Rick Dell'Aquile
LAKE ERIE UFO: Article from News-Herald
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