Mystery solved: Breakdown of Russell Crowe's UFO video

March 8, 2013 by Nancy Atkinson, Universe Today

Actor Russell Crowe made some waves this week when he claimed to have captured photos of a UFO outside the window of his office in Australia.

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It turns out it really was a UFO…. an Unidentified Floating Object, which has now been identified. Crowe's office sits on a pier in Sydney's , and via , Crowe said that he and a friend set up camera to capture flying over the Gardens. "Canon 5D, no flash, can't be lense (sic) flare because it moves, camera is fixed," and "The camera is on a balcony – not behind glass."

But ParaBreakdown's Phil Poling has now provided a breakdown of why Crowe's UFO is most likely to be a series of long-exposure photos of a … wait for it … passing sailboat with a high mast.

Crowe's footage is below:

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