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Monthly Report Index For 10/1978
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Date / Time City State Shape Duration Summary Posted
10/25/78 21:00 Monroe NC Disk 5 min Coming home from grocery store on a brisk fall evening I noticed something in the sky to the NW of our location. Stopped car to take pi 1/28/99
10/25/78 16:00 Virginia City MT Other 10 minutes While elk hunting South of town I sighted a huge object which was shiny like mylar or a mirror but seemed metalic. It was shaped like a 1/28/99
10/20/78 22:00 West Seneca NY Triangle 10 min. two triangler, dark grey objects hovering at tree top level. 2/1/07
10/18/78 23:30 Birmingham AL Oval 1 hour Is there a 4 way stop sign in space for UFO. 9/2/05
10/15/78 22:00 Candia NH Oval 15- 20 mon Very large object seen in mid October 1978 6/12/07
10/15/78 21:00 Haena, Kauai HI Light 5 minutes Six bright blue light orbs dance above the ocean just off Haena, Kauai in 1978. 4/24/14
10/15/78 20:00 Cherokee NC Light 2 min. Unknown white orb followed by approxmately 4 known objects 10/28/02
10/15/78 19:30 Port St. Joe FL Circle 10-15 minutes Sighting In Florida 12/7/06
10/15/78 19:00 Coeur d'Alene ID Oval 10 seconds Object raised vertically from lake and zips off horizontally like a lightning bolt. 2/14/08
10/15/78 18:00 Shelby Township MI Disk 25 minutes Witnessed 2 Mich State Troopers run from close encouter of second kind. 6/10/03
10/15/78 02:30 Des Plaines IL Disk 30 sec Sighting in Illinois 10/20/05
10/15/78 Greenwich CT Circle 15 minutes Had no control on tv. ash tray killd itself. the obkect was one big light. 12/12/09
10/15/78 Redondo Beach CA Other
phx lights and reproductive organs missing 5/2/03
10/14/78 07:00 Atlanta GA Disk 15 minutes A saucer shaped ship was seen from about 50 yards away. It hovered. 11/8/05
10/12/78 23:00 Alpine AZ Circle 2 hours DURING A HUNTING TRIP IN THE MOUNTAINS,WE MADE CAMP AND LATE THAT NIGHT I SAW THE FOLLOWING. A BRIGHT LIGHT THAT CAME FROM THE SOUTHEAS 8/30/13
10/12/78 21:00 Dyersburg TN Triangle 2 hours NW TN TRIANGLE. 9/9/13
10/12/78 03:30 Kannapolis NC Disk
A close encounter! 10/30/06
10/11/78 23:00 Brighton MI Circle 5 miniutes round revolving lights reflecting on the fog 10/28/02
10/10/78 02:00 Elmont NY Rectangle 5min A memory I will never forget that happened meny years ago. 2/1/07
10/6/78 21:45 Nuriootpa (Australia)
Fireball 45 seconds Fireball inclour size approximately 500 yards across, landed and vertically lifted out of sight 8/16/02
10/5/78 23:30 Zaandam (Netherlands)
Oval 00:02 UFO-report from a sighting near Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 10/12/01
10/5/78 20:00 Hudson NH Circle 1 HOUR ((HOAX??)) THREE OF US SAW LIGHTS IN THE SKY AND LOST AT LEAST ONE HOUR .

500 Lights On Object0: Yes
2/14/08
10/4/78 19:30 Philadelphia PA Sphere twenty minutes eight foot flurescant globe puts out lights then floats through antenna farm missing a dozen towers and a hundred cables 12/2/00
10/3/78 18:00 Burt MI Circle 3 minutes A silent circular craft with lights on the side and three on the bottom as in a triangle. 12/12/09
10/1/78 00:00 Windsor NC Cone 5min saw while parking with girl friend. rising full moonin back ground. 25 ft up. f 50 yrs away over field. hovering. completly silent. one 8/28/03
10/1/78 23:15 Francesville IN Cylinder Approx. 15 min Object hovered for apprx. 5 min. then proceeded west - it was apprx. 300' long 50-75' wide 50-75' high w/lights. 7/16/06
10/1/78 20:00 Lecompte LA Disk 5 minutes I believe this object was either a test vehicle of some sort or it was not of this world. 12/23/02