- (Northern Territory News) -- Even the sceptics are
the origins of a strange light that hovered over Darwin on Saturday
- Several readers phoned the Northern Territory News late
on Saturday night to describe the unidentified flying object that captured
- But neither the RAAF or the airport were able to shed
any light on the flashing green, blue and red lights witnesses saw.
- Laboratory technician Julie Lynn was relaxing on the
balcony with husband Nigel at their Leanyer home when they noticed the
UFO about 8.30pm.
- A self-described sceptic, Mrs Lynn believes there is
a perfectly reasonable explanation for why the UFO hovered above Darwin
- she just has no idea what it could be.
- "It was fascinating to watch," she said.
- "I was quite looking forward to curling up on the
couch and watching a movie but it had our attention until we went to bed
- "It hovered in the one place for at least two hours
but had moved significantly when we checked on it again before we went
- "I can't believe there are UFOs or little green
men out there - there must be an obvious explanation.
- "And we weren't drinking so it wasn't something
- The UFO was described as being shaped like three
ball-shaped spheres that flashed blue, green and red from as many as six
different light sources.
- It first appeared in a south-easterly direction and was
- Department of Defence spokeswoman Kelly Cooper said the
UFO was definitely not a secret military aircraft or RAAF-related.
- The airport also denied the UFO could have been a plane
waiting to land in Darwin.
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