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November 4, 1954, Pontivy, Morbihan:

Reference for this case: 4-Nov-54-Pontivy. Thank you for including this reference in any correspondence with me regarding this case.


The newspaper Les Nouvelles du Morbihan for November 14, 1954, reported that Thursday, November 4, 1954, at approximately 7 a.m., a number of residents of Pontivy going to their workplace had seen an atmospheric phenomenon in the sky: a dazzling light which illuminated "the space" for a few seconds.

Several people the newspaper interviewed stated it was a bright ball projecting a lightning of white light. The newspaper added that this phenomenon was also seen in the surrounding countryside.



On Thursday November 4, numerous residents of Pontivy going to their work saw an atmospheric phenomenon in the sky. It was nearly 7 when they saw a dazzling light which lighted the space during a few seconds. Several people whom we questioned declared that it was a luminous ball projecting a white light like a flash. This phenomenon was also seen in the surrounding countryside.

[Ref. lcn1:] LUC CHASTAN:

Luc Chastan indicates that in the Morbihan in Pontivy, on November 4, 1954 at 07:00 hours, there is an observation by several residents of a luminous aerial phenomenon.

The source is indicated as "Lumières dans la Nuit".



The meteor of November 4, 1954, at about 07:15 a.m.


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Pontivy, Morbihan, duration, multiple, light, luminous, dazzling, flash, ball, white


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Document history:

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0.1 Patrick Gross October 1, 2005 First published.
1.0 Patrick Gross January 18, 2009 Conversion from HTML to XHTML Strict. First formal version. Addition [lcn1].
1.1 Patrick Gross December 15, 2019 Addition of the Summary.

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