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Marfa lights

The Marfa lights are lights which are visible from a viewing area about 10 miles east of the town of Marfa, Texas. They are the main tourist attraction in the area. The lights are said to appear to bounce around in the sky, vanish and re-appear, and thus are considered a mystery by some. To others, the lights are not a mystery. They are ghosts or swamp gas or radioactive bursts or ball lightning or navigational lights for space aliens or headlights and taillights of cars in the Chinati Mountains on U.S. highway 67.


further reading

Handbook of Texas

"The Marfa Lights - A Mystery" by Rosemary Williams

Marfa Lights

Overkill

Marfa Lights - Night Orbs

Last updated 19-Dec-2013

 

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