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UFO sighting in New Jersey turns out to be a Goodyear Blimp

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UFO, In addition to all the wild things happening in 2020, another event occurred in New Jersey on Monday. Some of the locals were almost convinced that they had spotted a UFO hovering over their city. The videos on social media blew up and went viral. Everyone was shocked, and some couldn’t contain their excitement. In one of the videos, it is clearly visible that people have literally stopped their cars to observe the spacecraft moving in circles above them. They could not believe what they had seen. Well, they thought they discovered something unusual. However, the reality was much different.

The reality of the UFO

Turns out, the UFO was not really an extraterrestrial object. It was a Goodyear Blimp! The disappointment was real. Although, most people took it in a good spirit. Furthermore, many others took to Twitter to express how dumb everyone was. Reportedly, the videos got more than 600,000 views on social media platforms. A Twitter user claimed that only if people used a high-quality camera and kept still, the confusion would have never happened in the first place. The Goodyear Blimp was clearly visible in a series of other videos posted by a different group.

Why was a Goodyear Blimp hovering over New Jersey?

Later, a representative of Goodyear confirmed that it was indeed a Goodyear Blimp and not a UFO. Further, he stated that it was out to capture an aerial view of the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. They wanted to get some aerial footage of the NFL game between the New York Giants and Pittsburgh Steelers, which took place on Monday night.

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Older cases of the UFO from earlier this year

While this case was dismissed within hours, the Pentagon recently released three videos captured by the Navy earlier this year. In those videos, too, one can see certain unidentified flying objects. Moreover, these videos were previously leaked to the public. However, those objects still remain unidentified. As per reports, Senator Harry Reid of Nevada was very interested in the idea that UFOs possibly existed. Due to his interest, the Pentagon started researching on the same. Previously, it was a classified project. It got leaked into public later on. However, the officials stated that the program investigated various reports of such unidentified flying objects.

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