What can we learn from this new teaser for 'The X-Files'?

The X-Files is coming back to TV for six episodes in January, and now we have a 15-second preview of what to expect. If you pause the YouTube player every one second or so, you can perhaps glean some information out of this brief burst of images and creepy music. This was definitely a commercial designed for the motivated viewer.

Here are some clues:

At first I thought this was a close-up of a car tire, but now I'm thinking it's a UFO.
(via YouTube)

Sources: YouTube