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NASA has identified what the UFO spotted in Las Vegas was after 'creepy figures' spotted
Featured Image Credit: Las Vegas Metro Police

NASA has identified what the UFO spotted in Las Vegas was after 'creepy figures' spotted

After much speculation in the last week, NASA has cleared up talk of a potential UFO.

NASA has finally identified the so-called UFO and 'creepy figures' that were recently spotted in Las Vegas.

Of course, the discussion surrounding UFOs is one that has been talked about for many decades, to the point where it has become a bit of a parody over recent years.

The supernatural event often seen depicted in film and TV has been at the forefront of the news in the last two weeks after 'creepy figures' were apparently spotted in a Las Vegas backyard.

Local TV channel 8 News reported an object spotted in the sky was picked up on the bodycam footage of a police officer at around 11:50pm local time on 30 April - with its flash being seen as far as Utah and California.

Less than 40 minutes after that initial sighting, a man who lives around 80 miles from Area 51 made a rather chilling phone call.

After ringing 911, the man claimed there were two unknown entities in his backyard shortly after he and his family spotted a similar object from the sky.

"There’s like an 8-foot person beside it and another one is inside us .. and it has big eyes and it’s looking at us — and it’s still there," the terrified man told the police dispatch.

A Las Vegas resident reported 'creepy figures' in his backyard.
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"In my backyard. I swear to God this is not a joke, this is actually — we’re terrified. They’re very large. They’re like 8 foot, 9 feet, 10 foot.

"They look like aliens to us. Big eyes. They have big eyes. Like, I can’t explain it. And big mouth. They’re shiny eyes and they’re not human. They’re 100 percent not human."

While the story is little far-fetched, a police officer immediately reassured the frightened family that they found their story credible.

"I’m not gonna BS you guys. One of my partners saw something fall out of the sky, too," the officer could be heard saying on the bodycam footage.

To add further to the speculation, body camera footage from another police officer appeared to show a glowing green orb falling out of the sky.

The 'UFO' was initially spotted in the sky.
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While this fuelled many conspiracy theorists, NASA’s planetary defense officer, Lindley Johnson, offered a simple explanation.

Speaking to Vice, he said: "The CNEOS website only captures reports for objects that are estimated to have exceeded 1 meter in size based on the observed total energy released—in other words natural objects which were large enough to be categorized as asteroids prior to entering Earth’s atmosphere."

Based on its observed speed, he added, it would have been high in the atmosphere and hundreds of miles away from Las Vegas at the time it was spotted.

Contrary to report made to the police, he added: "So nothing from the meteor landed in anyone’s backyard in Vegas."

Topics: NASA, UFO, US News