A new crop circle has been reported by a group established to investigate UFO sightings in Indonesia.
Beta-UFO, set up in 1997, said the latest crop circle had appeared in a rice field in Cikarang, Bekasi, West Java.
“The locals didn’t know,” group member Julius Perdana told Detik.com on Monday. “We had to climb up a hill to see it [the crop circle] for ourselves.”
Julius said the crop circle was discovered three weeks ago but the group had only become aware of it on Sunday.
The news portal did not say how the group had been alerted to the find.
He said the crop circle — which fringe groups claim have extraterrestrial origins — was 90 meters long and 30 meters wide in some places and consisted of two circles topped with hexagons.
“There are no police lines or spectators,” Julius said.
He said the design differed from the previously discovered crop circle discovered in Sleman, Yogyakarta, but more closely resembled another discovered in Magelang, Central Java.
Beta-UFO had taken photos of the crop circle and would send them to researchers at Central Java’s Diponegoro University for further examination.
“We will wait for the researchers t0 say whether it is original or man-made,” Julius said.Beta-UFO, a community established in October 1997 to investigate UFO sightings in Indonesia, reported that a new crop circle has appeared in Cikarang, Bekasi, West Java.
“The locals didn't know. We had to climb up a hill to see it [the crop circle] by ourselves,” Julius Perdana, a member of the community told news portal Detik.com on Monday.
Beta-UFO learned about the crop circle on Sunday. After visiting the location, on a farm near Delta Mas housing complex in Cikarang, and talking to the land owner, the crop circle was first found three weeks ago.
According to Julius, the crop circle was 90 meters long and 30 meters wide. The land owner had cut several parts of the circle.
“There are no police lines or spectators,” Julius said, adding that the crop circle is different with the one previously found in Sleman, Yogyakarta but it resembled the one found in Magelang, Central Java. The circle in Bekasi consisted of two circles and a hexagon symbol on top of the circles.
Beta-UFO had taken photos of the circle and would send the photos to researchers at Central Java's Diponegoro University for further examination.
“We will wait what the researchers say whether it is original or man-made,” Julius said.