The International UFO Congress has teamed up with Night Optics USA, a Bushnell company, in partnership with Night Vision Ops to bring an out of this world night vision skywatch to Arizona. The event will be hosted by Ben Hansen, star of the SyFy network’s popular show Fact or Faked and will take place on February 14th at the 23rd annual International UFO Congress.
Ben Hansen (credit: Night Optics USA)
Night Optics USA will be providing some of their latest military-grade technology for the watch. An assortment of goggles will be available for participants to try out, as well as scopes connected to monitors for viewing. They will also have full spectrum IR/UV cameras, and thermal imaging set-ups.
Hansen will do a brief lecture about skywatching techniques and tools and guide the crowd in identifying satellites, bugs, planes, and other objects as they search the sky for anomalous phenomena.
Night Optics USA will also have a booth in the vendor’s room at the Fort McDowell Resort where people will be able to see, discuss, and even purchase their gear. Ben Hansen will be present at the booth during the week to sign autographs and meet and greet with fans.
Where: Fort McDowell Radisson – Pool Complex
Cost: FREE! (cash bar available)
About the International UFO Congress:
The International UFO Congress is an Arizona based organization dedicated to the dissemination of information related to many areas in ufology. It was established in 1991 and hosts an annual conference which is the largest of its kind in the world. It features presentations given by authors, researchers, experts, enthusiasts, and those who have witnessed paranormal or anomalous phenomena from all over the world. It also provides a forum to discuss the experiences and findings. This event usually has over 20 Speakers, a Film Festival, tons of vendors as well as experiencer sessions. Topics generally covered are abduction, UFO sightings, UFO crashes, crop circles, paranormal experiences, government conspiracy and much more.