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Monthly Report Index For 08/1978
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Date / Time City State Shape Duration Summary Posted
8/24/78 23:00 Arches National Park UT Rectangle 10 minutes Four continuous distinct rectangular colors of light (red, blue, white, yellow) moving across the craft left to right. 7/3/20
8/24/78 17:00 Fort Worth TX Triangle 8 min. Grayish metallic triangle shaped craft emits green aura over Texas. 10/30/06
8/22/78 20:00 Langhorne (Bermuda) PA Disk 2 hours plus Close Encounters of the Bermudian Kind 500 Lights On Object0: Yes 8/12/08
8/20/78 21:15 Lake Geneva WI Disk 5 mins Close up of saucer over Lake Geneva, Wi. in 1978 12/12/09
8/20/78 02:00 Alligator Alley FL Disk 2-4 hours Late summer night drive in August 1978 heading east across Alligator Alley sometime after midnight I experienced several unusual telepa 3/18/16
8/19/78 01:00 New Britain CT Fireball 15 seconds Two Fireballs. 6/13/14
8/17/78 23:00 Ridgecrest CA Disk 10-15min. To whom it may concern, 7/19/10
8/16/78 Fullerton CA Cylinder
A huge mother ship 2/14/10
8/15/78 23:30 Hickory NC Triangle <5 minutes Large triangle shaped craft traveling west on Hwy 70, Hickory, NC, at almost midnight. ((NUFORC Note: Highly reliable witness. PD)) 4/26/18
8/15/78 21:00 Lawrenceburg TN Cigar 2 min Cigar shaped craft - 30 years ago - technology still cannot be explained 2/1/07
8/15/78 20:00 Springfield MA Rectangle 2-3 minutes Summer of '78, Springfield, MA, a display of colors on a screen hovering above us. 6/27/19
8/15/78 19:30 Carbon Hill AL Triangle 3-4 minutes A large triangle shaped craft, close to the ground, with no sound, at all. 9/30/13
8/15/78 18:00 Cape Cod MA Other 5 mins The face in the window was scary as well as amazing! 2/1/07
8/15/78 18:00 Provo UT Disk 20 seconds I realize that it has been 30 years since our sighting (my wife and I)but. hopefully it will be of use to you... we drove to Provo cany 8/12/08
8/15/78 16:30 Romayor TX Fireball 3 seconds I shot a cloaked UFO and the fire ball was the bullet disrupting the cloaking field. 1/10/14
8/15/78 15:30 Gadsden AL Sphere 10 Min. 3 ft. dia tan colored spherical object manuveing at 120+ knts. 5/15/06
8/15/78 12:00 Longmont CO Rectangle 15min. Black triangle monolith passed over Longmont, Colorado in the summer of 1978 1/10/09
8/15/78 02:00 West Bloomfield MI Flash 5 seconds Flash -Red Beam - Green Beam - Flash 12/12/09
8/14/78 11:15 Concrete (outside of) WA Disk 25 seconds An incredibly bright, polished silver disk, probably about 35 feet in diameter, in broad daylight, about 75 yards away. 7/5/19
8/14/78 02:00 Bracebridge (14 miles north of) (Canada) ON Sphere 5 minutes Large silver ball observes Muskoka cottagers, then retreats much faster than anything of this world possibly could 5/12/10
8/13/78 19:30 Santa Clarita CA Disk 45 seconds Close up encounter. 3/4/16
8/12/78 02:00 Des Moines IA Triangle 30 seconds Boomerang shape many light made no sound. 2/4/13
8/5/78 14:00 Ketchikan AK Rectangle 3 minutes Aircraft carrier shaped UFO 4/14/09
8/1/78 21:00 Yakima WA Light 5 min. approx Hovering, Darting Lights Over Tampico, Washington State 7/4/12
8/1/78 20:00 Garland TX Disk one minute 1978 Red Saucer Garland texas 7/4/12
8/1/78 19:30 Clifton Park NY Oval 1 minute Oval shaped object hovered in sky and then flew off in a diagonal direction EXTREMLY fast and disappeared 4/27/07
8/1/78 01:00 Harrison Lake (Canada) BC Circle 10 - 15 seconds Light sped across the night sky, slowing to apparently "check out" a satellite, the zig zaged and sped off at a high rate of speed. 4/27/07
8/1/78 00:00 Phoenix AZ Flash Seconds In Aug. 1978 I awoke around midnight standing in front of my open window in by bedroom. There was a bright flash and I saw a creature. 12/1/19