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SATELLITE OR SOMETHING ELSE SPOTTED IN SWEDEN, 1957:

This article was published in the daily newspaper Le Provenšal, France, page 11, on November 26, 1957.

A MYSTERIOUS APPARATUS
traveling towards the moon
- observed in Sweden -

Stockholm. (A.P.)

The headquarters of the Swedish army have in their hands the report of a Swedish officer who states to have observed Sunday with the binocular during 20 minutes a shining object moving in the sky along a spiral orbit in direction of the moon.

The observation was made at 02:55 p.m. GMT, in Kortedala close to Goeteborg.

A military spokesman declared: "Up to now, the most plausible assumption is that this object has something to do with the Soviet experiments on the launching of satellites or missiles. We know that it is not a plane nor nor a weather-balloon and, at the observatory of Stockholm, we were told that it was not a meteor."

"According to the captain, the object had the shape of a flattened sphere. A twinkling gleam, like that of a gas exhaust, was visible on one on its sides."

The spokesman added that obviously, the object was not in the known trajectory of the Sputniks.


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