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Monthly Report Index For 08/1997
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Date / Time City State Shape Duration Summary Posted
8/31/97 23:00 West Dennis (Cape Cod) MA Oval <1 minute Three "oval-shaped" objects, in formation: one in front, one directly behind, one "above" and behind the second one. All three appeard 1/28/99
8/31/97 22:30 Brighton (west of Detroit) MI Rectangle 10 minutes A rectangular shaped object like a harmonica with the square holes brilliant white, stationary at 30 degrees over Detroit. IMMENSE siz 1/11/02
8/31/97 22:30 Brighton (E. of, N. of South Lyon, MI) MI Rectangle 15 min. Rectangular tilted object in sky, like harmonica with squares lighted. Est. object length at 1 mile +. 11/20/02
8/31/97 22:00 Chicago Ridge IL Light 5 min Me and a Friend were sitting on my Balcony of my Apartment. 10/11/05
8/31/97 21:00 Newberg OR light approx. 5 min. A woman and her sun witness 5 strange lights, white in the center, yellow between the center and edge, and blue. Does unearthly maneuve 1/28/99
8/31/97 17:00 Lincoln NH Formation 60-90 minutes A static formation of 15 metallic spheres observed by about 150 people in a clear daylight sky. 5/24/05
8/31/97 05:15 Lost Lake OR Egg 3 min Two blue egg shaped objects floated past our campground about 200 feet above the ground moving about 25 mph,lasted about 3 min. 1/10/09
8/30/97 23:45 Tripoli (Libya)
Light 3 minutes several lightining points seen moving in Tripoli's sky 8/11/04
8/30/97 22:00 Aston PA Diamond looking for keys I was out one night looking for my keys on the ground and I seen a diamond shaped craft hovering over (about 100 ft) over my friends ho 4/26/99
8/30/97 21:00 Ocracoke NC Other 5 minutes Several stationary white lights in a curved shape. 7/14/13
8/30/97 18:00 San Jose CA Formation 5min I saw round solid color objects flying in pairs in daylight 12/3/04
8/30/97 16:35 Pierrefonds (Canada) PQ Sphere 10-15 seconds A little silver shphere darts across the sky for 10-15 seconds, seen from inside a moving car. 7/16/03
8/30/97 00:00 Woodlands TX Light
i and my best freind took my telescope to test it out(my freind's in college sr. 1 of his subjects is astronomy 2/22/02
8/29/97 22:00 Tucson AZ Chevron 20+ secs. As we traveled the 10e freeway to Tucson the cheveron shaped craft approahed us as if it was going to land on the highway 10/30/06
8/29/97 21:30 Livermore Falls ME Fireball 15 minutes It finally split into two distinct balls of bright orange fiery lights about 1000 feet above and ahead of us. 1/17/04
8/29/97 18:30 Lyons CO Disk 2 minutes Two High School Girls see silver disk move over town 1/28/99
8/29/97 01:30 Mt Roskill, Auckland, North Island (New Zealand)
Changing 1/2 miniute A small dark craft of somekind passed about 30 metres directly over my head, shortly followed by another. 1/22/00
8/28/97 22:00 Coeur d'Alene ID Triangle ~35 minutes my self and several others saw a ship fly over our house , very quiet, no sound at all, was black no lights, had a true shape to it,Tri 11/19/98
8/28/97 20:00 Page (Lake Powell) AZ Light TO HALF AN HOUR 8. PAGE-LAKE POWELL ARIZONA AUGUST 1997 ((This is the eigth and last to date of several of these experiences, all of which I now feel 2/16/99
8/28/97 00:10 Hot Springs AR Circle 15 min Three objects that turned into four objects. 4/2/99
8/26/97 20:00 Wuerzburg (Germany)
Light 20-30 minutes Bright motionless light seen in Germany. 5/24/05
8/26/97 00:40 Meadow Creek (Canada) BC Light 20 min Light in western sky, 2times as bright as a satellite. Changed color as it moved around a very small area of the sky. Erratic movement 12/2/00
8/25/97 22:00 Fontana CA Triangle 15 sec. My brother and I saw 3 lights forming a shape of a triangle 10/30/06
8/25/97 13:30 Ft. Dix (near) NJ Other 15 minutes The object appeared to be a large airplane, but it was a dark grayish color unlike any any military planes. My wife and I were driving 10/7/03
8/25/97 01:00 Jay Co. into Wells Co. (550w, extending from) IN Disk 30 seconds we were going north on county road 550w i jay county,and the road number changes at the county line,but i don`t know what it changes to 9/13/02
8/24/97 21:45 Biscoe NC Changing 15 seconds while standing outside my car in front of food store, a huge metal-grey oblong unidentifiably-shaped object suddenly soared over the fr 1/7/00
8/24/97 21:00 Elk River MN Triangle 1 minute it was three green lights in the shape of a tryangle and this took place at night, and these 3 lights flashed and then it moved to a d 4/22/03
8/24/97 18:00 Palm Springs CA Cigar 10 seconds Cigar shaped craft in high heavens bewilders mother and son. 7/16/03
8/23/97 22:00 Sherman Oaks CA Formation about 10 min. I was at a party, there was at least 20 people outside when 5 light`s came out of the north east. I thought they might be helicopters u 6/23/99
8/23/97 22:00 Hermosillo, Sonora (Mexico)
Other 10 sec. A white boomerrang spaceship decloaked (six blocks away), then like, warp speed away.(Star Trek stlye). 4/2/99
8/23/97 21:40 Surrey (Canada) BC Oval 6-7min it was turquoise, oval, it went across the sky at amazing speeds then disappeared in the blink of an eye with a flash. 10/12/01
8/23/97 21:00 Victoria (Saxe Point) (Canada) BC Oval 15 min It hovered for a long time and then streaked across the sky where it disapeared ina flash. 3/2/04
8/23/97 20:00 Billings MT Cigar 8 seconds Cigar-shaped object flies from horizon to horizon over Billings, Montana. 2/14/06
8/23/97 11:30 Dale Ville IN Triangle 2 min Triangle craft with pole sticking out the front with small rectangle wing near end of pole and small ball at end of pole. Color of airc 1/28/99
8/23/97 01:00 Cantoma FL Triangle 15 min Triangle with light on all the ends. 4/26/00
8/22/97 23:30 Atlantic City WY Light 30 sec bright shiny red globe moving slow but able to change direction quickly 5/24/05
8/22/97 10:50 Kings Park NY Other 10 seconds Neon green trail from ground (like firework) that became a fireball out of which vertically ascended what appeared to be a fighter jrt. 1/28/99
8/22/97 06:22 Kingsville TX cigar 5-6 Seconds A cigar shaped craft about the size of my pinky at arms lenght was seen traveling due north spotted over Kingsville, Tx. Craft traveli 1/28/99
8/22/97 00:00 Eustace TX Light 2 minutes 3 circular lights, rapidly spinning and blinking about 100 ft over the tree tops. 1/28/99
8/21/97 23:30 Winslow IN other 3sec was looking at stares and saw huge streak of fire cross the sky 9/6/02
8/21/97 02:30 Wabasca (Canada) AB Circle
well my grandparents were coming home from a wedding one Sunday morning, when all of a sudden my grandma saw something from the corner 12/2/00
8/20/97 23:00 Lethbridge (Canada) ON Triangle 15 sec Flying Object came from the north heading south 12/2/00
8/20/97 23:00 Pinckney MI Light 10 min Lights being chased by jets. The lights won 11/11/03
8/20/97 22:30 Camrose (1.5 km north) (Canada) AB Light 1 hour 3 stalite looking oblects very high alltitiude.flying in a triangle formation, watched fo about ...5 hour when they changed direction. 12/2/00
8/20/97 19:30 Tucson AZ Light +/- 1min Erratic movement not found in conventional aircraft 1/28/99
8/20/97 18:00 Grand Rapids MI Diamond 2 minutes diamond shape UFO hovering 2/18/01
8/19/97 23:30 Oberlin OH Triangle 10 min this ship had two high lntense headlights in the front -triangular shaped -red diamond light on the bottom50 feet off the ground 9/15/05
8/19/97 23:00 London (UK/England)
Circle 0.30 small circular flashing object emiting different colours, seemingly shaking, plus another circular object separating and parallel to, o 1/28/99
8/19/97 22:45 South Normanton, Derbys (UK/England)
Changing 30 mins NOTICED ODD CLOUD SAW BRIGHT LIGHT MOVING LEFT TO RIGHT AND BACK. SOMETHING DROPPED OUT OF BASE SHIFTED OVERHEAD OF US. SHAPE OF CANDLE 2/16/99
8/18/97 20:30 Countryside/rural (UK/England)
Circle 1 to 2 hoursor two occasi three ufo's (green pale rings) interchanging follwed us for over 10 miles- and neighbour also!!! 9/15/05
8/18/97 19:00 Manhattan Beach CA Teardrop 10-20 minutes Spheres clone then vanish 7/26/02
8/17/97 23:50 Woodridge IL Light app.1min. BLUE/WHITE LIGHT APPEARED IN SKY,IT FLASHED INTENSELY THEN DIMMED AND ACCELERATED HORIZONTALLY,THEN SLOWED TO A STOP WHILE ITS LIGHT SO 10/2/99
8/17/97 23:10 Kaiser MO Light 30-45 seconds First spotted as a round white light between the moon and Venus, stationary, then accelerated so quickly across the sky that it was out 1/28/99
8/17/97 22:30 Sioux City IA Triangle 7-10 sec the 4 of us saw a totally black triangle shaped object with no lights or sound fly over head blackining the stars out. 6/12/02
8/17/97 18:00 Kalamazoo MI Disk 17 seconds A saucer in the sky.

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8/17/97 09:30 Philadelphia PA sphere 7 hours I sighted in daylight between 1 and 8 small, bright, round objects high in the sky over a period of 7 hours that flew from north to eas 1/28/99
8/17/97 05:00 Salinas CA Light 30 MINSALINAS a LIGHT IN THE SKY THAT LOOKED LIKE THE NORTH STAR. THE DIFFERENCE WAS WE COULD SEE THE MOON AND THE NORTH STAR. THE OTHER LIGHT I COUL 6/2/98
8/17/97 00:30 Sciota PA Disk five minutes or so This is the second incident, nearly a year or so after my time in Haiti.

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8/16/97 17:00 Loring AFB ME Cigar 5 or 6 minutes cigar shaped object spotted over loring air force base in maine august 1997 2/14/06
8/16/97 12:00 Rutherfordton NC Cigar 7 hours A cigar shaped craft with 2 6-ft tall beings obucted me and later crashed in the mountians of lake lure. 10/31/03
8/15/97 00:00 Coimbra (Portugal)
Circle 2 minutes The object was hovering in one place and then it was gone 2/1/07
8/15/97 23:30 West Sunbury PA Light 30-45 SEC. BRIGHT LIGHT APPEARED ABOUT 200 FT IN AIR AND COVERED ME WITH A BRIGHT BEAM BEFORE STREAKING OFF OUT OF SIGHT 1/28/99
8/15/97 22:30 Lahaina HI Triangle 3 seconds During our viewing of the Paleids meteor shower, we viewed a large dark triangle craft appear out of no where and travel across the sky 1/7/00
8/15/97 22:30 Clearfield UT Triangle 10-15 seconds Low flying, Silent, triangular with four lights, One steady light on each rounded corner and one swirling light in the center. 3/16/00
8/15/97 22:00 Idaho Falls ID Other 5 seconds WHAT APPEARED TO BE A DUAL ENGINE PROP JET FLEW OVER MY HOUSE AT NIGHT, HAD NO LIGHTS AND THERE WAS NO SOUND 1/11/02
8/15/97 22:00 Kingsman/Hoover Dam (between) AZ Light 15 MIN LOOKED LIKE STARS AT FIRST THEN BEGAN TO MOVE IN ODD MANOR 6/2/98
8/15/97 22:00 Robertson County TX Other 15 minutes Mother-Ship, preceded by four helicopters and some other craft with a red, circular light. 11/26/03
8/15/97 21:00 Soulatge (near St. Paul) (France)
Oval 1,5 hours very large 5 miles away staying in the air and 1000 ft above ground 4/22/03
8/15/97 20:15 Buffalo NY Sphere Over 15 min Orbs/Spheres over Hertel Avnue Looking North West towards Niagarg street 2/8/05
8/15/97 20:00 Roy WA Chevron 3 Min. It was flying over the top of the truck I was driving, & there was another one off in the distance. They Looked Like flying Merry-go-Ro 1/28/99
8/15/97 15:00 Denmark ME Disk seconds Was taking pictures of the westerly New Hamphire mountains while hiking. Object was silent and appeared to be banking in the sky. It wa 3/19/02
8/15/97 05:40 Lenexa (Greater Kansas City Metro Area) KS Disk 5 seconds An object moving at a high rate of speed, leaving a bright pink trail. 11/19/98
8/15/97 04:00 Parkersburg (10 miles south of Ohio/W.Virginia Border near) WV Triangle ten minutes Observed silent, slow moving craft moving in Northeasterly direction. Lost sight as it moved over hills. 2/24/01
8/15/97 02:00 Shelbina MO Unknown 15 seconds blinding white lights came down on vehicle then began to flash like flashbulbs going off 4/13/10
8/15/97 01:00 Bigfork MT Sphere 3 hours Bright Orange in color like hot metal, deffinatly metal of some kind it made no sound and sat just above the trees at least as big as a 8/16/02
8/15/97 00:35 Golden Valley AZ Light 3seconds three swiftly moving blue blurs each about 30 meters in length, however it was blurred 8/5/01
8/15/97 00:00 Acton (approx.) CA Oval 20-25 seconds Oblong, orange light in sky traveling at slow speed. White beam of light came down from orange light, then went back up into orange li 8/10/99
8/15/97 00:00 Millerstown KY Triangle 5 minutes I observed a large triangle shaped object hovering above treetops on a clear night for about 5 minutes or more. 9/9/13
8/14/97 13:00 Norco (River and Trail) CA Disk 45 sec I observed a shinny mettalic Disk Flying, across the clear blue sky. 1/28/99
8/12/97 23:30 Fultz IL rectangle WALKING OUTSIDE REDDISH RECTANGLE HOVERING IN WOODER AREA WITH LOW TO MID LOW RANGE PITCH SOUNDS 1/28/99
8/12/97 23:00 Boundary Waters MN Oval 30 sec. Bright blue light appeared across lake then shot off. 9/24/03
8/12/97 23:00 Newfoundland (Canada) (on ferry boat) (Canada) NF Formation seconds two dully glowing high altitude objects steaking towards (not with) Persied meteor shower 3/19/02
8/12/97 21:57 Papillion NE Light 2-5 seconds Me, and two of my friends were outside late tuesday night, when we saw five lights in a pentagon shape. The lights started moving slowl 1/28/99
8/12/97 21:15 Canyon CA Light about 1 minute Two adults witness three dim yellow lights flying in rough triangle formation, moving from north to south. The three lights jockey for 1/28/99
8/12/97 17:08 Fridley MN sphere 5-10secs While walking from work to car observed a very bright orange shaped object on the just above the horizon. The object appeared stationa 1/28/99
8/12/97 01:00 Grand Rapids MI light 1 hr 20 mins Small distant white light floating about the east side of Grand Rapids during the night. Flashing green and red lights, not much movem 1/28/99
8/12/97 00:30 North Lynnwood WA light about 10 sec. four spots of light in a pointing config. moved E. to W. without fading. Lights didn't seem "twinkling" or shooting-star like. Didn't 1/28/99
8/12/97 00:30 Pilot Butte (Canada) SA Chevron 1min. seen when observing the Perseid meteor shower august 1997 12/2/00
8/12/97 00:20 Pilot Butte (Canada) SA Chevron 30 secs A huge, "gilver" coloured pair of wings, with undereath protuberances, about 2ft long, rather like a gold ingot. 2/18/01
8/11/97 18:30 Shortsville-Manchester, n.y. (Canada) ON Light 10 min. Me and two of my friends were walking back from mcdonalds and we stopped up on top of a railroad underpass to smoke a cigarette (we wer 12/2/00
8/10/97 23:30 Bellingham WA light 3 minutes Saw a dim moving light. Thought I was watching a satellite. Yellow light flashed brilliantly, then faded to near invisibility. It wa 1/28/99
8/10/97 22:00 Sedro Woolley (So. of, high in sky) WA Other unknown Looked out window while putting dog to bed--glowing object w/flashing red & green lights. NOT A Plane!! Also, not moving Watched w/bino 1/28/99
8/10/97 21:14 Burlington (Canada) ON Other 10 seconds A hexagon shaped bright white object with a black stripe and three red dots acoross it moving at insane speeds. 12/20/00
8/10/97 02:55 Newbury (Canada) ON Light 100 seconds I was on my way home from my brothers house. He lived just down the road. It was 2:30 in the morning.Instead of turning into my laneway 1/17/04
8/9/97 11:24 Bel Air MD Other 3 min. Object sited while in stationary position then object zigged down then left then up then right then up into the clouds then reappeared 1/28/99
8/9/97 00:30 Bloomington MN triangle 5 sec. Tiangular with rounded edges and blue,red lights on the bottom that were fashing not very brightly.We were coming home from store, stor 1/28/99
8/8/97 23:00 Kenai AK Cigar 10 minutis BACK in 1997 I seen a Cigar shaped UFO. 9/2/05
8/8/97 22:00 West Islip NY Other 5 minutes This was peculiar to say the least. We had just returned from a day trip to Fire Island and I was on my back porch (lived basically nex 6/3/03
8/8/97 21:06 Lynnwood WA Other 16 minutes Noticed object low and far in Western sky just north of setting sun. Object was round and did not move. 1/28/99
8/8/97 18:20 Tadley (UK/England)
Circle 40 mins cluster of ufo's over Hampshire, England 12/2/00
8/8/97 18:00 East Rochester NY Sphere 30 sec This is the second time I have seen a black spherical object in this general area. 2/16/99
8/8/97 15:00 Dracut MA Triangle 2 min A large black flying machine shaped like a triangle that made no sound. 5/24/05
8/8/97 02:35 Buckeye AZ Light 2 min bright blue light going east to west went from horizon to horizon in less than 2 min at estimated alt of 35,000 feet indicating very gr 1/11/02
8/7/97 17:07 New York City NY Other A few seconds NTSB report of anomalous object near 747 aircraft. 4/1/00
8/6/97 22:00 Aguila AZ Triangle 15 minutes Large triange craft composed of 3 large white globes glided low over hiway in front of truck. It searched the ground with beams of lig 1/28/99
8/6/97 05:55 Wichita KS Light 15-30 seconds Lights hanging in sky northeast of home 1/28/99
8/5/97 03:30 Santa Cruz CA Diamond 45 minutes My roomate was taking a picture of me on a mountain. When he snapped a picture of the craft also. I was electrified or something and my 5/24/99
8/4/97 05:00 Calgary (Canada) AB Oval morning There were three of them, they were heading south, it was early morning and the sky was clear. two of them were flying side by side as 2/16/99
8/3/97 23:30 Sand Springs (15-20mi. E/SE of) MT Other 5 minutes The object flew almost like a butterfly, very high up (30-40K+), blinking blue and red in four distinct spots as it flew from side to s 8/5/01
8/3/97 22:03 Bakersville NC light 15 secs A bright light with a long tail (presumed to be a meteroite) was sited moving slowly across the eastern sky, in a south to north direct 1/28/99
8/3/97 21:15 Palm Springs (Cathedral City) CA Light 10 minutes A "UFO" was erratically flying in the sky circling an object, when it shot a light and destroyed the object. 5/24/99
8/3/97 19:15 St. Louis MO Cylinder 2 minutes Observed cylinder shaped object hovering 30feet or less over hwy 40 west 2 miles west of downtown. Object was dark colored, no lights, 1/28/99
8/3/97 10:00 Darvel (UK/Scotland)
Disk All day saucer shaped object with point seen above Darvel at time of Halle Bop 2/14/06
8/3/97 02:00 Overton NV sphere 2:30 six spherical objects with pulsating red and green lights, one constant white light at one o'clock position unless object turns, then c 1/28/99
8/2/97 22:50 Rocklin CA Other 10 seconds One object was obviously pursuing another at very high altitude 9/28/02
8/2/97 22:15 Minden (Canada) ON Flash 30 seconds A bright flashing light moved over the lake at my summer camp, stopped suddenly and then shot right up with a very bright flash. 12/2/00
8/2/97 22:00 Hwy. 15 (S)/Hwy. 72 intersection, 1 mi. E of) MS Fireball 5 SECONDS SAW BRIGHT ORANGE FIREBALL CROSSED SKY LEFT TO RIGHT IN FRONT OF CAR..LOW AND BRIGHT FOR 5 SECONDS LEFT TO RIGHT. EXPLODED TO BRIGHT GR 2/16/00
8/2/97 18:45 Caldwell ID Disk 20 min I work at a large potato pracessing plant plant 2 miles west of Caldwell .It was a clear bright sunny day hot 90 - 100 degress . I was 8/19/00
8/2/97 11:45 Albany (about 10 minutes from) OR Oval 7 seconds Oval shaped silver object sighted in the sky at 11:45am off of interstate 5. 1/10/09
8/2/97 10:10 Sikeston MO light 2-sec a green light appeared as myself and two nephews were driving home. at first i thought it was an airplane but then it started too have 1/28/99
8/2/97 04:00 Middletown CT Disk 30 seconds I got out of bed at 4:00 am to use the bathroom.As i returned i looke out the window up at the stars.I noticed a star moving very slow, 1/28/99
8/2/97 02:30 Newbury (Canada) ON Unknown 35 seconds I also have to tell you something else....I have 5 people who can be my witness....I used to live in an isolated cabin in the woods of 1/17/04
8/1/97 23:00 Chattanooga TN Light 20 minutes bright lights munerving high in the sky back and forth quickly and moving very high in the sky and disapering very quickly! 1/29/02
8/1/97 22:30 Hurricane UT Light 2 secs A brilliantly green streaking fireball. 1/28/99
8/1/97 22:00 Palm Harbor FL Disk 3 minutes Two saucer shaped silver metal crafts with opposite spinning white and red lights on top of each other 1/16/14
8/1/97 20:30 Bradford (UK/England)
Sphere 5 seconds Metallic baseball sized spere seen in Bradford Yorkshire England 9/2/05
8/1/97 13:00 Chapeau (Canada) PQ Other several hours Sphere-shaped flashing lights around our tent. When we got out, they were gone. One did come into the tent and I got to see it very c 12/2/00
8/1/97 13:00 Denver CO Circle 1 min Picture reveals UFO in the background 8/27/09