A PHOTO of a "Black Triangle" UFO is in the possession of the US government.
It is believed to be one of the most compelling UFO sightings ever captured on camera.
What are the most famous UFO sightings?
The 1947 incident is described by History.com as the "mother of all UFO sightings."
A rancher found "mysterious debris" and soldiers from a nearby base came to collect the materials.
Then came a giant leap as newspapers reported that a “flying saucer” went down in the New Mexico city.
"Ever since, conspiracy theorists have been hard at work trying to prove the wreckage was extraterrestrial, with one man, Ray Santilli, going so far as to release a video in 1995 of an alien 'dissection' purported to have taken place after the incident," according to History.com.
Santilli confessed in 2006 that it was a staged film, but said it was based on real footage.
The government was covering something up, according to History.com, but it was a military project, not the existence of aliens.
A UFO sighting that took place in August of 1951 involved three science professors from Texas Tech.
They looked up "and saw a semicircle of lights flying above them at a high speed," according to History.com.
Rumors started to fly all over town, and photos of the phenomenom were published in newspapers and in Life magazine.
An investigation found that the lights were "birds reflecting the luminescence from Lubbock’s new street lamps."
The incident that took place in Levelland, Texas, in 1957, became the inspiration for the 1977 Steven Spielberg movie Close Encounters of the Third Kind.
Residents said they saw a rocket or "strange lights" that interfered with their vehicles, according to History.com.
Cops were not impressed, but they investigated.
It was determined that an electrical storm and ball lightning was the culprit – "despite the fact that there were no reported thunderstorms in the area that night."
Iran residents saw a bright light in the sky in September of 1976.
An F-4 fighter jet would investigate, but as it neared the object, "its instruments blacked out, forcing the pilot to return to base," recounts History.com.
"A second F-4 took its place, and as it neared the unusual light, it achieved radar lock.
"But according to the pilot, the UFO released a glowing object – which the pilot assumed to be some sort of missile headed straight for him."
The pilot "experienced malfunctions with his instruments and he witnessed another bright object released from the UFO that headed straight toward the ground."
He safely returned to base. Officials came up with plausible explanations for the strange occurrences.
US Air Force members reported seeing "strange, colorful lights" above Rendlesham Forest in the UK in December of 1980.
Someone who entered the forest claimed to find "some sort of spacecraft" there, and others "confirmed damage to nearby trees and a higher-than-normal level of radiation at the site."
UK government investigators did not find a "credible threat" despite the unusual activity.
History.com reports that there is lots of UFO tourism at Rendlesham Forest – just like there is as Roswell.
"There’s even an official Rendlesham UFO trail that visitors can hike, off of which sits a model of the reported spacecraft," according to the reference website.
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