National UFO Reporting Center
Monthly Report Index For 01/1997
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Date / Time City State Shape Duration Summary Posted
1/29/97 23:15 East Greenwich RI Disk 5 minutes I witnessed a UFO which may be of the Lazar"Sport Model" variety when I was leaving work to drive home.

The UFO was circular in shap
1/26/97 22:00 Flagstaff AZ Light six minutes It traveled at about the same speed we were going and continued along with us for about five to seven miles. 3/19/09
1/25/97 21:00 Marion WI Triangle 2 minutes On a camping trip 3 triangle shaped objects were seen by myself and 7 other campers slowly drifting over, almost surveying the landscap 3/7/98
1/25/97 06:00 Mount Hope/Binbrook (Canada) ON Disk 1/2 hour A large disk or saucer type object, approximately 200 feet in length, hovering above the tree line. 4/28/01
1/24/97 19:00 Alta UT Other 3 hours plus A "moving star" similar to a satellite stopped, hovered, and darted around for over 3 hours. A telescope revealed a round shape.

1/23/97 18:30 North Kingstown RI Triangle 3 minutes 1/23/97: Huge black triangle w/ rearguard heli, sighted over deserted Rte.1A in RI, drifts overhead & out to Sea. 1/27/05
1/22/97 03:35 Altus AFB OK Changing 30sec Object breaking up above western oklahoma

At 3:35am Central time over S.W. Oklahoma a bright object came from the north about 30 deg
1/21/97 19:15 Blackwell OK Triangle 10 minutes at least A gold triangular shaped object with a red "tail" was seen hovering in the air west southwest of Blackwell, OK. It hovered for at leas 3/7/98
1/19/97 20:52 Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Light 30 sec 3 fast moving redish lights, very high, moving first North to South, them one manuevering to NW, followed by the other 2.

Clear eve
1/18/97 22:00 Las Vegas (SE of) NV Sphere 5-10 sec Luminous sphere (white) travelling due west at a very high velocity (it slowed down and then accelerated). It moved along a ridge of a 3/7/98
1/18/97 22:00 Babson Park FL Diamond
Iam 22 years old now and at the time I was about 16 so I didn't have acess to a pc at the time to document this. Me my father my brothe 4/27/04
1/17/97 02:00 Sydney (NSW, Australia)
Cylinder 10 minutes A long, rotating tube like object, covered with small windows. Perhaps 50m long. With two antennae like objects protruding from the fro 3/7/98
1/16/97 18:00 Moab UT Other 3 min. Very bright stationary object approx. 30 horizon. Emitted triangular yellow greenlight, modulating from flood to spot beam. T 3/7/98
1/16/97 06:30 Seguin TX Fireball 5 seconds San Antonio Express-News ran 3 stories on the 'UFO' that was found in a rancher's field.

From San Antonio Express-News story, 2 witn
1/15/97 23:00 Ellensburg (? on a pass just pass, just east of) WA Fireball 40 seconds Orange orb 2/25/03
1/15/97 20:00 Unknown WI Formation 3 minutes Five patterned bright lights seen over highway and car engine was affected. 9/13/18
1/15/97 18:30 Alturas CA Disk 3 Minutes pink/reddish glow with a gray round craft there was only one. It swayed back and forth and dissappeared.

Jan. 15, 1997 approx. 5:30p
1/15/97 18:00 Millsboro DE Triangle appx. 2 hours 4 lights in square formation in sky and small triangular craft seen at close range 3/21/03
1/15/97 17:30 Long Beach NY Egg 5 mins A bright luminesant egg shaped object aproached the beach from the south and hovered with out sound for three mins. 3/7/98
1/15/97 15:00 Pico Rivera/Paramount CA Oval 10-15 mins during the day, the amount of them and what the saucers were doing 1/29/02
1/15/97 11:30 Circleville OH Disk 3 minutes Small(er) craft hovering over a small woods , possibly leaching power from large power lines 9/1/04
1/15/97 07:00 Macon GA Disk can't remember The night of this event I was coming home from a boy scout campout with some other boys when we saw the objects.

We saw 4 objects. O
1/15/97 04:30 Calabash NC Oval 10 minutes This was a round solid object like a chandelier with many tiny white lights 2/18/01
1/15/97 01:15 Mankato/Lake Crystal MN Sphere about 10 seconds Two spheres, one silver, the other emerald. Great speed, seen from 1/4 mile away. 2/12/04
1/15/97 00:30 Columbia SC Light 4 seconds Light in sky made 90 degree turn 11/28/07
1/14/97 16:00 McKinlyville/Eureka (near Arcata Driving) CA Disk ONE MINUTE APROX. SMALL DISK SHAPE UFO 3/7/98
1/13/97 17:30 Lombard IL Fireball 30 minutes While my friend and I were out sledding by my house we saw a comet-like object and eventually nine other similar objects appeared. 4/28/01
1/12/97 23:00 Billings MT Light 5 minutes or less Two bright red lights moving in perfect formation flew over Billings on the evening of Jan.12, 1997. They were flying at an altitude n 3/7/98
1/11/97 23:30 Brisbane (QLD, Australia)
Circle 1 hour Strange lights over Brisbane 8/5/01
1/11/97 22:00 Carrollton TX Circle 45 minutes Very distinct object (circular in shape) passed over three major suburb cities of Dallas, Tx. 2/8/05
1/11/97 05:00 St. Cloud MN pyramid 2 min. Right when me and my friend left the my housewe saw a bright green glowing object thatlooked like a 4 sided pyrimid then after about2 m 3/7/98
1/10/97 22:00 Columbus OH Triangle 15 seconds Very large triangular craft moved silently and darkly (no lights) very fast through dark Columbus OH night. 2/1/07
1/9/97 15:00 Margate (UK/England)
Egg 2 White Egg UFO in Margate, Kent. England 8/23/19
1/8/97 19:00 Eden NY Light 30-60 sec. Circular light image moving in an arc downward. Brightly lit, white-yellow with warmer tones flaring out on the bottom. It's size was 3/7/98
1/8/97 17:22 South Attleboro MA Disk 7 seconds At dusk on perfectly clear night saw large, blue bright disk fly vertically down and skim out over the earth. As it pulled out of its d 3/7/98
1/8/97 17:20 Brooklyn CT Disk 2 seconds Flat, round object heading rapidly SE horizontally.

I was on my way home from work on roads I've travelled at this time of day for t
1/8/97 16:00 Worsley, Manchester (UK/England)
Teardrop 2 minutes Tear drop shape, emitting dull gold glow at around 7000 feet. Moving at same speed as airliners in landing pattern in same vicinity.

1/8/97 Manchester (UK/England)
Triangle one min rotating triangle of light 7/5/08
1/7/97 21:30 Don't Know NV Teardrop Unknown Unforgettable Teardrop 1997 1/5/11
1/7/97 00:35 Amelia OH Light 5 min. We saw a large "spotlight" at about 100-150 ft directly above us. It had one flashing red light above the spotlight and two white light 3/7/98
1/5/97 17:00 Beirut (Lebanon)
Fireball 15 seconds me and my wife bringing our chuild from the school,we both saw around shaped fireball with a tail around ahundred meter long passing ju 6/6/00
1/5/97 01:10 Haleiwa HI Triangle 1-2 hours January 1977 1:00 am Haleiwa Hawaii Two craft (like power boats) at 5000 feet Exchanging power beam 1-2 hour duration 11/11/13
1/4/97 21:32 Santa Rosa CA Disk 15 min A brief encounter with a circular looking object that appeared to be on fire...

A neighbors house down the street a circular looking
1/4/97 21:00 Steinhatchee FL Cigar 5 min It was orangish reddish in color as if it were passing through the atmosphere.A craft at this height must have been massive. 4/15/00
1/3/97 03:00 Long Beach (in); and again in Seattle WA Light 15minutes I awoke in a to a ball of white light in my hotel room in Long Beach, the object came towards me and I ran into the bathroom. The next 4/2/99
1/2/97 19:15 Austin TX Light 30 minutes While viewing M42 through telescope, we witness 3 anamolous moving lights, two with scope, one with naked eye, approx. 10-15 min. apart 1/28/99
1/1/97 07:00 Jamestown ND Changing around 10 mins AUTHOR"S SUMMARY: The object was around the size of a small car it changed shape and light color and pattern as it moved. it was silen 10/12/01
1/1/97 20:30 Clatonia NE
10 min. Woman & daughter rept. 4-5 objs. with red, blue, and white lights. Close to ground in fog. Moved very fast. (No written rept.) 11/2/99
1/1/97 23:00 Tom Sauk Moutain MO Light 10 minutes This was January 1, 1997. I was backpacking in the Mark Twain Forest of Missouri. It was about 11pm. I was sitting on a rock in the 8/12/08
1/1/97 21:00 Cayce SC Unknown 1 Jesus and Aliens 2012 1/12/12
1/1/97 19:30 Phoenix AZ Chevron 20 minutes Phoenix lights witnessed and documented two months prior to major sighting. 10/15/02
1/1/97 19:00 Monchengladbach (UK/England)

3 minutes Triangular shaped lights, low in a foggy sky, no noise, sped off in a second. 1/20/16
1/1/97 19:00 Monchengladbach (Germany)
Triangle 3 minutes White lights in triangular shape hovering for minutes then disappearing upwards and fading. 1/23/16
1/1/97 15:30 Johnston RI Rectangle 1 min Cube haystack shape seen a between 1997-1998 (not sure of exact date)........ 8/11/04
1/1/97 13:00 Arrayo Grande CA Oval 4 hours These sightings were ten years apart and exactly the same type of craft, wich I have seen since then in photos of sightings on the web. 10/31/08
1/1/97 12:00 Rye NY Disk 2 seconds Took a photo of a UFO by accident, good photo. 12/21/17
1/1/97 07:00 Chanute KS Circle 25-35 sec`s 3 circle shaped objects travelling due north. 2/16/00
1/1/97 01:30 Perth (Western Australia)
Triangle 1hr u.f.o. over suberbia 12/23/02
1/1/97 Chilhowie VA Cross 3 minuntes max 4 craft slowly came together from four directions (North, South, East, West) They stayed together for 2-3 minutes(shot off in different 8/10/99