Indian Army tracks suspected Chinese drones, discovers they’re just planets


According to a recent report, the Indian Army monitored two unidentified objects for six months, suspecting that they could have been Chinese drones — before learning they were actually just planets. The Telegraph reports that the army started tracking the two objects near the border of India and China back in August of 2012, noting certain patterns of behavior: one object appeared regularly at around 6PM local time and stayed visible until 5AM the following morning, while the other was visible between 4AM and 11AM.

By February of this year, 329 sightings had been logged, with the objects appearing to cross over into Indian territory 155 times. Given the escalating tensions and concern about unmanned aerial vehicles in the region,…

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