The greatest obstacles Field Investigators face investigating UFO reports is many witnesses may observe and misidentify natural phenomena as a "UFO." Here are some sights that help identify some reported "UFOs." Another great tool that Field Investigators use, download this program to your computer. Configuring to track all satellites takes a while, but it is well worth the effort:
These are great sites for tracking celestial objects:
These are two good sites for man made Satellite tracking:
Meteor tracking websites:
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Computer programs, apps and websites:
Smart Phone / Tablet Apps:
MUFON UFO CONNECT App for the iPhone:
This is an anxiously awaited app that MUFON contracted to a third party that is still under development. The app does work, and is under more states of "construction" than this website... the iTunes Store says that this app is "Not Currently Available In The USA." I did download it to my phone - through some miracle... Here is the MUFON UFO Connect app Face book page for more information:
The full version of this app will show constellations, stars, planets, satellites and space junk that appear in the night sky. It is one of the most useful and versatile phone / tablet apps available on the market. It is available for Apple iPhone / iPad Android operating systems. Here is a link to the developer's website:
This app is very well made and will show the locations of stars, planets and constellations. Here is a link to the website:
This is a fantastic app for any amateur astronomer! It shows all astronomcal events - planets, stars, comets, asteroids - you name it. It is available for the Apple iPhone and Android operating systems. It can be found in the iTunes and Android stores. Here is a link for more information.
The Flyby app tracks and follows almost all man made orbital objects including known and identified spy satellites. There is no developer's website link, but this app is available in Apple iPhone, Android and Windows phone operating systems. Just search for "flyby app" and you will find the different download sites for this app.
This app tracks the obits of every known satellite and large pieces of space junk orbiting around the Earth. It does cost more than most apps, but it is well worth the price! It is available in Apple iPhone and Android operating systems. Here is the developer's website:
(More apps will be added... Check back soon!)
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