Skip to comments.'UFO' at the bottom of the Baltic Sea 'cuts off electrical equipment when divers get within 200m'
Posted on 06/27/2012 6:17:57 AM PDT by rawhide
Object is raised about 10 to 13ft above seabed and curved at the sides like a mushroom.
Hole is surrounded by an strange rock formation that expedition team can not explain.
Stones are covered in something 'resembling soot' which has baffled experts.
Divers say phones and some cameras switch off when close to the object.
The divers exploring a 'UFO-shaped' object at the bottom of the Baltic Sea say their equipment stops working when they approach within 200m.
Professional diver Stefan Hogerborn, part of the Ocean X team which is exploring the anomaly, said some of the team's cameras and the team's satellite phone would refuse to work when directly above the object, and would only work once they had sailed away.
He is quoted as saying: 'Anything electric out there - and the satellite phone as well - stopped working when we were above the object.
'And then we got away about 200 meters and it turned on again, and when we got back over the object it didnt work.'
Diver Peter Lindberg said: 'We have experienced things that I really couldnt imagine and I have been the team's biggest skeptic regarding these different kind of theories.
'I was kind of prepared just to find a stone or cliff or outcrop or pile of mud but it was nothing like that, so for me it has been a missing experience I must say.'
Member Dennis Åsberg said: 'I am one hundred percent convinced and confident that we have found something that is very, very, very unique.
'Then if it is a meteorite or an asteroid, or a volcano, or a base from, say, a U-boat from the Cold War which has manufactured and placed there - or if it is a UFO... 'Well honestly it has to be something.'
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Sounds like a job for the Seaview.
Correct me if I’m wrong, but I think this is a USO (Unidentified Submerged Object) rather than a UFO. Unless there’s someone around that saw it flying and then land there.
definitely interesting... Wheres Mulder and Scully???
Any skeletons with the chest bones exploded outward?
Their cameras stop working when they get close? How conveeenient!
It’s always those guys...
Release the trunk monkey!!
Obama already set up a hotline for aliens in undersea UFOs can report any menacing behavior by law enforcement and other racists.
Large rare earth magnet?
Would that be so “out there”?
I am surprised the local national governments have not gotten involved with this so-called discovery? Could this be a hoax in the making? hmmm? Wonder if snopes.com is on top of this?
Obama already set up a hotline so aliens in undersea UFOs can report any menacing behavior by law enforcement and other racists.
Cue the theremin. “Ooo-ooo-ooo-eeeeee!” :)
“Their cameras stop working when they get close? How conveeenient!”
That was exactly my first thought-—
I’m thinking its one of the experimental Russian ironclads from the 1800s. They made several of them that were round.
It looks like it slid to a stop.
Hollywood already did this one:
Anyone know the depth at which this object lies? There’s a photo of a diver and it would appear he’s not outfitted for extreme depth. Much of the sea is very shallow.
That business about cameras cutting off is very dubious. Sounds like these guys have a golden goose, as long as they keep it mysterious.
What a bunch of crap. No close up pictures? No one has gotten samples of it yet? This story has been around for months. You would think that someone has figured it out by now.
You might be right?
Soot? Like cold dead algae? Bet the Baltic is full of that.
Probably an old space re-entry vehicle. The ‘rocks’ around the hole are the insulating panels and the soot is from the burn on reentry.
A bubble of highly magnetized iron based rock from magma that surfaced and hardened millions of years ago, and was subsequently covered by the Baltic?
That’s really interesting. Maybe they could overcome the instability with today’s computer’s like they do with today’s most sophisticated fighters.
I don’t understand why people are so enamored with snopes. They’ve been busted several times for false information in the past.
i dunno....just doesn’t sound quite right...especially when you consider that photo montage they put up last week includinf footage of the loch ness monster. they included several of the same pic of the ‘object’ that were tinted different colors etc..
we’re gettign played here, is my thought
This story has to be a hoax. There are a couple of close up photos but nothing to match what the wild scene they describe. Its probably viral marketing for a movie or game thats coming out soon.
snopes.com is a selective truth or lie site.
Modern cameras (I.e. digital). All require electronics. Given this discovery of the interference, I’m sure somebody can scrounge up an old manual film camera. Lighting would be the issue then. Would have to go with chemical based lights.
Have you no decency Sir, damn you.
I was going to put forth this one...
or as I like to call it “Spew”.
‘Then if it is a meteorite or an asteroid, or a volcano, or a base from, say, a U-boat from the Cold War which has manufactured and placed there - or if it is a UFO... ‘Well honestly it has to be something.’
It has to be something. OK thanks for that brilliant observation.
So get an old entirely-mechanical film camera in a waterproof case and start snapping pictures. Use a non-electrical chemical flare for illumination.
Likely to be large magnetized rocks.
Its hardly an Unidentified FLYING Object if its sitting on the bottom of the ocean, now is it?
Ah, the Daily Mail. Now it makes sense..
Either chemlights or calcium-based underwater flares would work.
Exactly. Have them take an old Kodak instamatic with real film down there and take a picture of the damn thing!
Latvia becomes the new Duchy of Fenwick.
There goes the credibility of this article.
Hmmmmmm, I wonder if there is a Hollywood blockbuster movie coming out shortly and this is just a publicity stunt? “Alien Saucer Invasion From The Sea”?
Now there's a statement about this I can agree with!
I did read somewhere that they are going to be organizing & CHARGING for sightseeing trips aboard a submersible soon. The article even had a picture of the sub.
Makes sense that they’d want to keep the mystery angle up to generate interest in the sightseeing tours.