Bedfordshire, UK - 17 July 2003
This dramatic crop circle has been described as a star that fell to Earth. This giant five-pointed star
suddenly appeared overnight in a wheat field on the outskirts of Luton.
Regulars and staff at nearby Sharpenhoe pub The Lynmore believe that a mysterious
customer in search of a crop circle the day before may have had something to do with it. The day before the circle appeared, the elusive
female was searching for a crop circle of the same design.
According to Luton Today, the pub's chef Geraldine White remembered the customer. White reports, "The lady came in looking for it with a map printed off a computer. She travels around looking at crop circles and said this was a very good one that had come from a higher being."
White continues, "Personally I suspect it's more likely to be two old men in the middle of the night with a plank of wood who go home and giggle about it over a couple of bottles of wine."
Crop circles are something of a rarity in Bedfordshire. The majority occur in the West
Country, particularly Wiltshire where they have practically become a tourist industry.
Meanwhile, the farmer is upset by the appearance of the crop circle in his field,
and estimates the cost of damages at £300. The news source reports that he said, "I know people think it's weird and wonderful and done by aliens, but it isn't, it's bloody vandalism. It's obviously man-made and has damaged the crops."
Nonetheless, this design is particularly striking, and
whether man made or alien made it is likely to entice curious ufologists and
spectators to the area. The farmer has requested for the exact location to be
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