Now, in a radio podcast of the Big Picture Science Skeptic Check, produced at the SETI Institute, a panel of experts looked at the shocking radar video footage.
James McGaha, is a retired US Air Force pilot, astronomer and director of the Grasslands Observatory, who was part of the panel.
He was not convinced the video is proof of anything, let alone aliens. People see what they want to see. If you are not trained to know what you are looking at, the brain will fill in the gaps.
He said: "People see what they want to see. If you are not trained to know what you are looking at, the brain will fill in the gaps."
UFO believers claim the high number of pilots, astronauts, and police reporting seeing UFOs, means alien craft must exist.
However, Mr McGaha shot this down, saying pilots were not trained observers to astronomical phenomena.
The camera here detects heat and shows the glow of the heat, not what the object looks like. It means the object is warmer than the clouds. What it almost certainly is, is the jet exhausts on some aircraft at some distance away, it could be tens of miles away. This could be two jet engine on an aircraft - when this was shot it was on video, they saw nothing visually.
He said the apparent strange movement of the object was just the camera itself moving, and the banking of the plane in pursuit.
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