National UFO Reporting Center
Monthly Report Index For 01/1978
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Date / Time City State Shape Duration Summary Posted
1/27/78 Massachusetts/New Hampshire NH Fireball
Huge fireball tracking beside car on passenger side and no other clear memories with trip t aking too long - extreme fear.

500 Ligh
1/22/78 22:00 Meriden CT Diamond 10 minutes amazing diamond shape craft at low altitude seeminly moving too slow to stay aloft 6/12/08
1/20/78 02:00 Midland TX Cigar 30 seconds Large cigar shaped hovering craft with flashing lights. 4/16/05
1/12/78 20:00 Grand Rapids MI Disk 5 minutes Saw a craft decend over some power lines and hover. Saucer shaped with bright lights around the middle 11/3/05
1/12/78 20:00 Grand Rapids MI Disk 5 minutes I submitted this report back in 2005. I have been reviewing my report from that time. There are a couple of things that are incorrect. 1/10/09
1/10/78 20:00 Walberswick Suffolk (UK/England)
Disk 1-2 hours Saw flying saucer with coloured lights in 1978 and then a different craft in 1979. 10/27/04
1/10/78 16:00 Gateshead,Tyne & Wear (UK/England)
Other 2 mins Huge aeroplane/no sound travelling overhead 4/16/05
1/9/78 04:30 Thousand Oaks CA circle 60 seconds I awoke at 4:30 a.m. and was lying awake in bed looking out the window. I saw a large round yellow glowing object close to the ground 1/28/99
1/9/78 03:30 Chatsworth CA Circle 3 minutes One night I looked up and saw one "star" slowly move into another. 3 days later I saw a 15 foot wide orange circle. 5/24/99
1/8/78 22:00 Cardiff (UK/Wales)
Triangle 20 mins light in the sky splits into 3, one of which is observed to be a huge triangle 8/28/03
1/7/78 02:00 Bristol TN
10 minutes Bright White Light 10/30/06
1/6/78 19:00 Shantineketan, (West Bengal) (India)
Light 15/20 seconds A brilliant light moved super fast in the sky and zig zagged away at unearthly speed. 8/16/02
1/6/78 17:00 Gloucester (Canada) ON Egg 5 minutes Large football shaped object with no wings, no windows and lights were the wings should be, very close I could clearly see it. 2/7/14
1/6/78 01:00 Westport (about 10 miles North of, US Hwy.1) CA Other 15 min Three humongus craft with about 30 saucers about them loading and unloading something. 1/28/99
1/5/78 Warwick RI Sphere 5 mins Warwick, Rhode Island Jan/Feb 1978 Red Orb 9/17/00
1/2/78 20:00 Victoria, Mahe (Seychelles)
Changing 1 minute The UFO flew down the valley below the block of flats from which I and my friends witnessed it. At first it appeared as a triangular fo 5/24/99
1/1/78 13:00 Sagle ID Sphere 20 Seconds Hovering gray, grapefruit size, shaped sphere that travels at lightning speed. 10/8/07
1/1/78 02:30 Whittier CA Triangle unknown Colaboration of 1978 sighting in Whittier, California (Southeast Los Angeles County). 1/17/04
1/1/78 01:00 June Lake CA Disk 15 min seen flying saucers at june lake ca 2/14/06
1/1/78 01:00 Carlyss LA

Strange light through my window.

500 Lights On Object0: Yes
1/1/78 00:00 London (UK/Englnd)
Disk 1 second Twin-disc 'pivoting' UFO observed to rapidly cross the skies of Slough, U.K., in 1977/ 1978. 6/12/08