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The Sightings podcast UFO newspaper background the sightings Pyramid Hill glowing "A Paranormal Documentary Podcast Series" (IN PRODUCTION) image of a ring looking like a UFO facebook logo In 1977 a series of unexplainable events, centered around a granite monolith, mystified the rural community Pyramid Hill and Leitchville. This is their story.
Dominic Carroll with a mysterious UFO circle in 1977
This is the photo that started it all.
The photo was apparently taken somewhere near the Northern Victoria township of Pyramid Hill.
A strange image composed on a 45° angle in order to capture the full width of the circle. The late Dominic Carroll, grandfather of The Sightings podcast narrator, is depicted with the circle reportedly having spotted it from his milk-tanker early one morning.

TIMELINE OF EVENTS

  1. WOW! Signal

    AUGUST 15, 1977

    The WOW! Signal Received

    The Wow! signal was a strong narrowband radio signal received on August 15, 1977, by Ohio State University‘s Big Ear radio telescope in the United States, then used to support the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. The signal appeared to come from the direction of the constellation Sagittarius and bore the expected hallmarks of extraterrestrial origin.

  2. Voyager 2 probe

    AUGUST 20, 1977

    VOYAGER 2 LAUNCHES

    Voyager 2 is a space probe launched by NASA on August 20, 1977, to study the outer planets. A part of the Voyager program, it was launched 16 days before its twin, Voyager 1, on a trajectory that took longer to reach Jupiter and Saturn but enabled further encounters with Uranus and Neptune.

  3. CB radio from the 1970s

    AUGUST 27, 1977

    IAN BARTELS' EXPERIENCE

    The Sightings podcast will explore this event in detail.

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  4. Voyager 1 probe

    SEPTEMBER 15, 1977

    VOYAGER 1 LAUNCHES

    Voyager 1 is a space probe that was launched by NASA on September 5, 1977. Part of the Voyager program to study the outer Solar System, Voyager 1 was launched 16 days after its twin, Voyager 2.

  5. CLose Encounters of the 3rd Kind poster

    NOVEMBER 16, 1977

    ``CLOSE ENCOUNTERS`` RELEASED

    Close Encounters of the Third Kind is a 1977 American science fiction film written and directed by Steven Spielberg, and starring Richard DreyfussMelinda DillonTeri GarrBob BalabanCary Guffey, and François Truffaut. It tells the story of Roy Neary, an everyday blue-collar worker in Indiana, whose life changes after an encounter with an unidentified flying object (UFO).

  6. timelapse stars and a tree

    DECEMBER 8, 1977

    AILEEN BREWER INCIDENT

    The Sightings will explore this incident in detail.

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  7. milking shed at night

    DECEMBER 8, 1977

    MILKING SHED INCIDENT

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