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Last Updated: Thursday March 03 2011 13:09 GMT

Bizarre drawings of UFO sightings

Undated National Archives photo of a sketch of a "spacecraft" seen near Woolwich

Check this out... it's one of thousands of drawings of unidentified flying objects (UFOs) spotted by members of the public. This one was seen in Woolwich.

Undated National Archives photo of a sketch of a UFO in Scotland

They're part of more than 8,500 pages of reports describing people's strange sightings and eerie experiences with extra-terrestrial activity.

Undated National Archives photo of a sketch of a UFO in South Wales

The reports have been released by the Ministry of Defence and given to the National Archive so we can all see them for free.

Undated National Archives photo of a colour sketch of a "spaceship" creating crop circles

This picture of a spaceship creating crop circles was also included in the reports, which mentioned the issue of UFOs being debated in the House of Lords in 1979.

National Archives photo from March 2004 of a doughnut-shaped blob that was photographed by a retired RAF officer and sent to his old bosses who investigated UFOs

This doughnut-shaped pink blob was caught on camera by a retired RAF officer in March 2004. He sent it to his old bosses who had the job of investigating UFOs.

Undated National Archives photo of a sketch of a "spaceship"

Is it a bag? Is it a rock? Nope - the person who drew this said the dots represented the lights they saw on the bottom of a spaceship!