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10/2/16 11:00 Washington, D.C. DC Other 4 minutes I have never reported a sighting before so please forgive missing details. I was walking home Sunday morning around 1100hrs in northwes 10/11/16
8/8/16 22:00 Washington DC Triangle ongoing There are 3 lights in the DC sky that are stationary and forming a triangle. 8/16/16
4/12/16 01:30 Washington, D.C. DC Circle Few seconds Watching tv, I see a round object with a bright light coming from it. The object flew across the sky at about 4/15/16
3/15/16 23:15 Washington, D.C. DC Chevron 2 minutes large boomerang floating across sky in wash.d.c.-observed with night vision goggles. 3/18/16
3/13/16 05:40 Washington, D.C. (above I-295 bridge) DC Flash 2 seconds I want to be clear on this event, I was on my way to N.H from Doswell Virginia, after staying the night in Kings dominion Best western. 3/18/16
10/17/15 13:00 Washington, D.C. DC Unknown 10 seconds 'Unidentified Ground Object' Spotted in Northwest, Washington, DC 3/17/17
2/9/15 20:20 Washington, DC DC Changing 40 minutes A colorful object was seen from a far distance. It gave off red, then orange. then yellowish white light. have pictures. 2/12/15
1/1/15 21:25 Washington, D.C. DC Other 2 minutes 2 glowing orange crafts, in the shape of hang-gliders, passed across the sky. 1/7/15
12/23/14 02:20 Wilmington DC Circle 20 minutes + Sighting of a look alike 6 bright star like in circle with 1 bright starlike in middle in Wilmington, De 12/22/2014. 1/7/15
12/8/14 01:00 Washington, D.C. DC Flash 2 seconds Saw a green orb shoot straight down. Too low for a shooting star. Brilliant emerald color. 10/16/15
10/26/14 10:10 Rehoboth Beach DC Light 30 seconds 4 orange lights flying east to west. ((NUFORC Note: Possible advertising lights, in a rotating display? PD)) 11/6/14
8/27/14 19:40 Washington, DC DC Light 4 minutes A light as if a star was observed around 7:30 PA while it was still bright and no other stars were visible. Initially I thought that th 8/29/14
7/31/14 18:30 Washington, D.C. DC Light 5 minutes Green, red light that hovered, moved, hovered and disappeared. 8/1/14
6/20/14 21:00 Washington, D.C. DC Formation 30 minutes Multiple light formation seen at 9pm Friday, June 20th, over the Potomac river in VA, from tallest hill in Washington, DC. 6/24/14
2/22/14 10:30 Washington, D.C. DC Formation 20 seconds 8 orbs of light flew directly over head in a formation before a synchronized deformation and dissapearance. Lone orb 5 min later. 2/27/14
7/4/13 23:30 Washington, D.C. DC Triangle 5 seconds Triangular shaped object flew across sky during Wash, DC 7/4/13 fireworks display. 9/30/13
3/16/13 13:00 Washington, D.C. DC Circle seconds Taking a picture and two objects moved quickly past in both pictures. It was so quick no one saw them but they are in the two pictures 5/15/13
12/31/12 01:20 Washington, D.C. DC Triangle 10-15 minutes Saw a triangular craft flying north to south, few minutes saw a chemtrail moving east to west. 2/4/13
12/4/12 14:00 Washington, D.C. DC Sphere 15:00 MUFON CONFIRMS ORB UFOS OVER WASHINGTON DC, DEC. 2012. 12/20/12
8/9/12 03:00 Washington DC Light 10 minutes 6 glowing objects fly near roof. (reoccuring) 8/19/12
7/26/12 22:30 Washington, D.C. DC Light 30 minutes Ball of light brighly flashing green and orange. 8/5/12
7/25/12 21:30 Washington DC Changing 10-15 minutes 3 objects in 15 minutes, 2 balls of light moving north to south and 1 shape changing white "ball" moving in same direction 8/19/12
7/4/12 23:40 Washington, D.C. DC Light 15 minutes Two lights/objects over DC with quick, erratic movements 8/5/12
7/4/12 21:06 Washington DC Sphere 5.5 seconds Luminous spheres in flight, then suddenly vanishing into nothingness 8/5/12
6/22/12 20:02 Washington, D.C. DC Other 1 ML sec Perfectly vertical streak of light 7/4/12
5/6/12 22:52 Washington, D.C. DC Sphere 3 seconds 2 luminous spheres converged into the image frame from 2 different directions, and flew by 5/29/12
4/9/12 03:00 Washington, D.C. DC Light 3 minutes At about 3:00 am I was watching out my window, which faced East. I noticed a very bright ball of light passing from North to South. It 5/13/12
1/29/12 19:20 Washington DC Other 8 to 10 seconds A group of darting/revolving round white lights moving together at a very high speed across the sky. 2/3/12
12/11/11 20:08 Washington DC Cylinder 4 seconds Luminous object thought to be a star? 1/12/12
12/5/11 23:00 Washington, D.C. DC
1 minute 22:55 U.S. eastern From a third floor balcony facing Northwest, observed a bright red-orange light that I thought at first was a Chine 12/12/11
7/31/11 19:30 Washington, D.C. DC Sphere 10 seconds while watching the debt debate on cnn news channel we witnessed an ornage sphere flying over the capital during an commercial break on 8/7/11
7/4/11 00:00 Washington, D.C. DC Cylinder 1.5 seconds Black cylinder zips through Fireworks.at the Washington Monument 7/17/11
7/4/11 21:15 Washington, D.C. DC Cylinder 2 seconds My family and I saw something fly over head silently and without lights. 7/17/11
6/15/11 20:19 Georgetown DC Disk 6 seconds metallic disk hovering silent in crowded airspace shoots up out of site leaves smoke cloud 6/20/11
5/21/11 20:00 Washington, D.C. DC Triangle on going ((HOAX??)) Saw hover triangle with eight lights in D.C. 7/17/11
2/12/11 22:24 Washington, D.C. DC Light 50 minutes I was watching web-cams in Washington DC as The Agency had notified forums members on the 10th of Feb that they would fly their craft o 2/18/11
12/25/10 21:45 Maroochydore (Queensland) (Australia) DC Diamond 5 mins At first I saw these two bright lights come up over the horizon from behind my house roof. I shouted out to my partner to come check it 1/5/11
8/28/10 22:06 Washington DC Fireball 2 minutes Red flaming object flying low over Washington DC with no sound 8/30/10
7/25/10 10:00 Washington, D.C. DC
30 seconds I saw a silver metallic ball fly over my house in Wash., D.C. in broad daylight! 8/24/10
7/20/10 03:18 Washington, D.C. DC Sphere 3 seconds At 03:18 AM I was called to take a look at a bright object, by a friend. I went outside with my camera and camera platform (tripod) and 7/28/10
7/20/10 03:10 Washington, D.C. DC Sphere 5 minutes Moving star with beam of light 8/24/10
7/20/10 03:00 Washington, D.C. DC Light nightly I live in Wash., D.C. For weeks I had observed a bright luminous celestial body in the sky I couldn’t identify. The object would rise 8/24/10
7/4/10 21:11 Washington, D.C. DC Sphere 1 second 2 luminous objects over Washington Monument July 4, 2010 7/6/10
7/4/10 Washington, D.C. DC Circle 2mn. I saw Two ufo object's over the Washington Monument during the 4th. of July events. 8/24/10
6/19/10 14:00 Washington, D.C. DC Disk unknown In June 19 while on vacation in Washington CD with my wife I took a photo of this sighting by chance. We didn't know of the UFOs until 7/29/10
5/8/10 23:00 Washington, D.C. DC Light 5 min two star light object seen minutes apart moving slowly across the sky originating and ending at the same locaiton 5/12/10
4/30/10 20:45 Washington, D.C. DC Sphere 1 minute luminous craft with halo's in slow flight over the rooftops of the buildings 5/12/10
2/14/10 12:00 Washington, D.C. DC Oval Unknown Object spotted in photos of D.C. 4/13/10
12/9/09 23:00 Washington, D.C. DC Sphere one minute Sighting of a large flying sphere near our nation's capital. 12/12/09
8/19/09 20:57 Washington, D.C. DC Fireball 2 seconds a vectoring orange streak, which at the end of forwards vectoring, makes a sudden 90 degree turn? 12/12/09
8/10/09 23:12 Washington, D.C. DC Other 5 minutes I captured a red sphere like anomaly in 15 frames of 1080 i HD imagery? 5 minutes later and 100 yards from POV we stopped the car and I 4/13/10
5/27/09 23:00 Washington, D.C. DC Fireball 4 minutes Glowing orb with sharp turns in Washington ,DC 6/9/09
3/20/09 20:40 Washington, D.C. DC Other 5 minutes The object looked like top of a heart shape and was very large and appeared to make no noise and also had no patter 4/14/09
1/20/09 17:00 Washington, D.C. DC Cigar 1 sec I was watching this video on cnn.com look in the far right and watch object fly past sky infront of statue 3/19/09
1/20/09 Washington, D.C. DC

Hello, im a 17 year old girl and Im from New York. I was watching a video, before Barack Obama inaguration, these news people were spe 3/19/09
1/2/09 20:00 Washington, D.C. DC Sphere split second A green colored sphere appeared out of nowhere and fell straight to the ground 1/10/09
11/18/08 19:06 Washington, D.C. DC Other 19:06:54 UFO flies into frames taken @ US Capitol Building @ 17:06 PM 1080 HD 1/10/09
9/23/08 21:00 Washington, D.C. DC Light 56 minutes 3 lights moving very smoothley at the capital 10/31/08
8/17/08 22:06 Washington, D.C. DC Egg 1 minute (egg shaped) anomaly shooting a beam of light towards the ground? 10/31/08
8/13/08 20:00 Washington, D.C. DC Cylinder 3 to 5 min Cylindrical object over Washington D.C. viewd from near Smithsonian Metro Station 10/31/08
6/11/08 16:45 Washington, D.C. DC Disk 1.5 -3 min Daytime sighting of bright light changing to stationary white/blue gray annulus and then moved very fast. 7/5/08
5/29/08 06:47 Washington, D.C. DC Other 30 min It was a round white light with tentacles sticking out blue and white, look like a spider. 6/12/08
1/3/08 Washington, D.C. DC Disk 1 min The news caster seen it also, then shut up. I saw it plain as day.

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10/31/07 21:45 Washington, D.C. DC Sphere about 1 hour Two UFO's Lingering In The Sky On October 31, Followed By Lights And Surrounded By Green Fog. ((NUFORC Note: Satellites?? PD)) 11/28/07
3/5/07 19:00 Washington, D.C. DC Other 10 min Hovering saucer-shaped object, yellow lights, approached by bronze-colored object, triangular or flying wing shape, which hovered near. 3/8/07
1/27/07 12:30 Washington, D.C. DC Fireball 4 seconds Fireball Over Capitol Hill- Very Long Deep Blue Tail- During Anti- War Rally 2/24/07
12/30/06 20:00 Washington, D.C. DC Light NA cell phone picture of Capitol - apparent objects 2/24/07
11/10/06 08:20 Washington, D.C. (area) DC Cylinder 30 Seconds Sighting recorded Friday November 10th, 8:20AM. I witnessed an object off the lower left side of the plane (South/West). It would be be 12/7/06
9/11/06 01:00 Washington, D.C. DC Diamond 12 minutes ((HOAX??)) It was a very shiny diamond-shaped crystal UFO craft, and it sounded like a high pitched whistle. 12/14/06
5/17/06 00:30 Washington, D.C. DC Triangle 10 seconds black triangular object with three red lights underneath it flying over DC 7/16/06
4/16/06 23:00 Washington, D.C. DC Triangle 20 minutes This is my second report of these Triangular shapped flying objects with red flashing lights. This second sighting compelled me to rep 7/16/06
4/5/06 00:45 Washington, D.C. DC Oval 1.5 min Large object covers the moon 5/15/06
3/17/06 09:00 Caracas (Venezuela) DC Disk 35 sec El objeto despego a alta velocidad dejando una estela, era de mañana en un dia muy claro, aproximadamente a unos 10 km de distancia del 5/15/06
2/15/06 04:15 Washington, D.C. DC Formation 30 seconds a formation of dimly glowing objects...maybe birds? Very odd. 3/11/06
12/6/05 20:40 Washington, D.C. DC Formation 2 minutes I witnessed a series of lights traveling from the north (heading south) over the nation's capital from my apartment balcony. At first I 12/16/05
8/14/05 14:02 México DC Cone 10 minutes This sigthtin occurs a day after a sismologic event in mexico city, the ufo was seen in an area called mexican volcanos, a common area 9/15/05
7/27/05 06:30 Washington, D.C. DC Disk 25 Minutes U.F.O. Reported in Washington D.C. 9/2/05
5/22/05 22:00 Washington, D.C. DC Light still going on. its now 1 Unidentified Light circling houses 5/24/05
12/11/04 19:00 Washington, D.C. DC Unknown unknown Possible UFO seen in skies over nation's capital 12/14/04
12/9/04 03:00 Washington, D.C. DC

this being was observed in the city. ((NUFORC Note: Bizarre creature apparently witnessed by sec. guard in Washington, D.C.. PD)) 1/11/05
12/8/04 23:00 Washington, D.C. DC Other
In the air flying very low 20 feet above tree line. No sound at all. Moving from north to south. looked like a flat dark hangglyder typ 12/14/04
10/31/04 20:00 Washington, D.C. DC Light 10-15 seconds 3-4 crazy star-like objects moving at very high speeds and direction change. defies convention. I saw over D.C! 1/19/05
9/29/04 02:30 Washington, D.C. DC Circle 10 minutes circular disc coming to a slight point-like the bottom of a top, only flatter-lights pointing at Andrews Air Force Base or Reagan Nat'l 7/13/05
8/31/04 15:39 Washington, D.C. DC Cigar Five seconds Cigar-shaped craft over Washington, D.C. 9/1/04
7/17/04 18:10 Washington, D.C. DC Flash Split second Bright flash of light exploding off the horizon into space - Washington, DC 7/25/04
5/25/04 08:10 Washington, D.C. DC Other 10 seconds Craft with bright white lights motionless over Southwest Washington D.C. 6/4/04
5/21/04 22:42 Washington, D.C. DC Light five minutes Lights moving in a counterclockwise oval pattern 6/4/04
3/13/04 18:30 Washington, D.C. DC Disk less than one minute? I am not the witness to this sighting. My sister mentioned that a lady in her office saw the UFO along with her husband while in their 4/27/04
3/2/04 20:30 Washington, D.C. DC Light 1 minute A "formation" of about 20 pale lights moved slowly across the Washington, D.C. evening sky. 3/23/04
11/30/03 16:00 Washington, D.C. DC Light 10 seconds Bright light that was stationary and moved and light became smaller over a 10 sec period untill it vanashed 12/9/03
11/21/03 16:00 na DC
15 minutes USO seen my military coming up out of the water. 3/4/08
7/22/03 21:15 Washington, D.C. DC Chevron 2 minutes Chevron-shaped craft gliding over Washington, D.C. 7/23/03
6/10/03 Caracas (Venezuela) DC Oval 20 mn huge black oval shaped flying object , hollow in its center 10/20/05
1/27/03 02:30 Washington, D.C. DC Light 1 hour Light hovering in sky that jerked and wobbled about, surrounded by brief flashes of light 2/5/03
12/8/02 16:55 Washington, D.C. DC Disk
Disk 12/23/02
11/19/02 05:25 Washington, D.C. DC Triangle 30 seconds Three orange triangular lights in the Washington, DC sky during the Leonids. 12/23/02
9/8/02 20:00 Washington, D.C. (Georgetown) DC Rectangle 30 min Red white and green rectangular object tilted rhythmically while moving horizontally above the Potomic River. 9/13/02
8/1/02 14:30 Washington, D.C. to Kansas City DC Cylinder 20 minutes Metallic cylinder shape hovering at 45 degree angle outside airplane window 4/27/07
7/31/02 16:45 Washington, D.C. (Roosevelt Island Area) DC Changing 5 -6 seconds Red Object Hovering in Sky Over Washington, DC on July 31, 2002 9/6/02
7/26/02 01:00 Washington, D.C. DC

while listening to pbs on sat early am news I heard this report: of 2 fighter jets scrambled over dc due to an unidentified aircraft sh 9/6/02
7/26/02 01:00 Washington, D.C. DC Circle UNKNOWN Military Jets scrambled and chased unknown flying object 9/6/02
7/25/02 00:30 Washington, D.C. DC Light 5 minutes coloured moving lights over washington 5/15/06
7/20/02 19:15 Washington, D.C. DC Fireball 2 minutes Green Object in the Night sky over the nations capital 9/6/02
7/16/02 01:30 Washington, D.C. DC Sphere 45 seconds On July 16, 2002 at 1:30 am, I went to photograph a building called the Carpenters Building. It had started to rain, and I didn't want 9/6/02
6/6/02 19:00 Washington, D.C. DC Changing 20 minutes Strange, yellowish light spinning behind President Bush's head during 6/6/02 speech 9/6/02
6/6/02 18:08 Washington, D.C. DC Light 35 approx. UFO sighting during President speech 6/12/02
12/14/01 23:30 Washington, D.C. DC Triangle 1-2 minutes Three lights in a triangular formation being followed by a smaller light. 9/6/02
9/11/01 09:00 Washington, D.C. DC Circle 1 min Small orbs circle the pentagon on Sept 11th 7/16/06
7/23/01 18:20 Washington, D.C. DC Fireball 15-20 Mins ? Delta 434 reported flaming falling object which left a visible contrail. 9/6/02
7/23/01 18:17 Washington, D.C. DC Fireball unknown Ball of fire on the East Coast. 8/5/01
5/12/01 22:00 Washington, D.C. DC Fireball 20 mn I was on my way to Washinton D.C. Getting to the entrance to the city i was listening to my radio, my friend was driving and i was jus 9/6/02
5/11/01 14:55 Washington, D.C. DC Oval 15 minutes Silver ball shape over DC. 9/6/02
11/9/00 08:47 Washington, D.C. DC Disk 4 minutes UFO appearing behind BBC correspondent on Breakfast News during US Election coverage (November 2000) 9/6/02
10/15/00 12:30 Washington, D.C. DC Unknown 5 minutes Unusual Contrail..had evenly spaced lines across the entire length of the contrail 9/6/02
10/15/00 12:00 Washington, D.C. DC Unknown unk Observed unusual contrail very high above the Mall between the Museums. It ran North/South,was white in color against the blue sky and 9/6/02
9/29/00 16:35 Washington, D.C. DC Circle ~15 minutes Saw dancing metallic balls high in the sky over the Mall that moved unlike any plane I've EVER seen before. 9/6/02
3/3/00 22:05 Washington, D.C. DC Light 10 seconds I observed two small lights cross the night sky from approximately Orion to the North Star. They appeared to be chasing one another. 9/6/02
1/1/00 01:00 Washington, D.C. DC Cylinder about 1 minute Near end of 1AM fireworks while standing outside Metro station in DC observed at least 5 cylindrical things moving at high speed across 9/6/02
8/14/99 20:00 Washington, D.C. DC Disk 2 minutes Black motionless disk spotted in the evening above Washington, D.C. 9/6/02
4/14/99 22:30 Washington, D.C. DC Fireball 15 seconds Intensely fast green glowing fireball crossed the sky from nw to se over the Washington DC beltway and went below the viewable horizon. 9/6/02
7/24/98 14:30 Washington, D.C. (Capitol Hill) DC Cigar split second Visiting the capital and city, did not see object at all while taking the pictures, object was unseen at the time. Took two pictures, 11/21/98
7/28/97 13:00 Washington, D.C. DC other .23 secs While on vacation in Washington, DC, standing in front of the White House, my 8 yr old son captured something very strange on our video 9/6/02
7/4/97 23:00 Washington, D.C. DC Other 30 seconds elongated ad flattened 6 inch dome, with 1 bright light, hovers and darts like dragonfly, D.C. Mall, 7-4-97 3/19/09
7/4/97 23:00 Washington, D.C. DC Other 30 seconds Elongated and flattened " dome," with 1 bright light, hovers and darts like dragonfly, D.C. Mall, July 4th 1997 8/5/12
10/15/95 22:00 Washington, D.C. DC Light 10 Minutes Million Man March had visitors? 1/20/03
5/1/88 13:00 Meppel (Netherlands) DC Cone 1.5 seconds Orange, triangular cone, like a sharp edged shuttle with flat triangular surfaces, moving, stopping and accelerating quickly. 12/5/14
6/6/74 20:30 Washington, D.C. DC Disk two minutes Roiling, red/orange disk traverses nation's capitol at supersonic speed, near White House...never reported (1974). 10/31/03
4/4/62 Washington, D.C. (area) DC Sphere total 30 to 40 minutes My brother.

At a family gathering in the early 1960s when my brother, who served in a special part of the armed forces, revealed tha
10/31/03
6/1/55 Washington, D.C. DC Formation
Two fighter airplanes, assigned to inspect a white-dot cluster, suddenly disappear off radar, and then the cluster also disappears. 10/31/08
7/13/53 21:00 Washington, D.C. DC Light 3-5 min. Four of us saw a ball of light come out of the sky, circle a plane then shoot off out of sight. 3/11/06
7/17/52 Washington, D.C. DC Unknown long http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A31625-2002Jul19.html 7/30/02