National UFO Reporting Center
Monthly Report Index For 08/1979
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Date / Time City State Shape Duration Summary Posted
8/30/79 02:00 France (rural; northern )
Other 5 minutes I am reporting this on behalf of my father, who was a 23 year old teacher at the time.

Driving back through rural Northern France to
8/28/79 02:45 Chicago IL Changing 30 - 45 seconds Radioacive Neon Bats ? 11/26/03
8/25/79 22:00 Stone Mountain GA Triangle 20 minutes While traveling along a country road one night from Snellville to Stone Mountain, we saw an aircraft slowly moving toward us. My husba 6/23/99
8/25/79 22:00 North Platte NE Other 12 seconds Star gazing with a friend during meteror event we watch the stars. The background of the sky was midnight blue. Nearly 10:30 pm the b 9/2/05
8/25/79 12:36 Cass City MI Disk 5minutes It happened out in the middle of nowhere and it lasted only five minutes. 12/20/00
8/23/79 22:30 Leeds, West Yorks (UK/England)
Disk 15 second s HBCCUFO CANADIAN REPORT: My wife and I have seen two flying saucers. 5/4/04
8/22/79 21:00 Lake Wateree (on) SC Light 40 Mins On a midweek night in late August 1979, I, my oldest son Eric, his friend who was home on leave from the Army and Mr. Lee Grant, owner 4/16/05
8/20/79 21:00 Phoenix AZ Disk 5 minutes Mother and two children recall ufo experience 5/15/06
8/20/79 19:00 Dekalb IL Fireball 15 minutes Firesball hovering over cornfeild,,looks like red/orande with molten dribble..goes back & forth across field and then rises and novas 3/16/01
8/19/79 22:50 Clay City KY Sphere 1 minute Hovering sphere with flashing lights seen over a farm in Powell County, Kentucky. 10/8/07
8/17/79 21:37 Painesville (Township) OH Triangle 9:37 to 10:05 pm ATTN: This is for Peter Davenport 12/2/00
8/17/79 20:30 Phoenix AZ Sphere 2 minutes 20+ ft diameter clear crystalline sphere traveling slowly and silently a few hundred ft above and parallel to ground 6/20/14
8/15/79 23:00 Gaithersburg MD Circle 1-2 minutes silver gold disc flew over Montgomery County Fairgrounds left to right, did a 90 degree upwards and disappeared 8/5/09
8/15/79 22:10 Beach Haven Terrace (Long Beach Island) NJ Fireball 4-5 seconds Fireball flying parellel with the horizen,then exacuting a 90 deg. turn over the horizen.

The setting; approx. 10:10pm on Long Beach
8/15/79 22:00 Wenatchee WA Triangle 7-8 seconds Huge silver ship passed slowly overhead, silently heading for impact with a mountain. It simply vanished. 1/10/09
8/15/79 21:00 Iwakuni (Japan)
Light 5-10 minutes Single strange light travels at great and varying speeds, making sharp turns and disappears into the moon. 10/31/03
8/15/79 20:15 Tarboro NC Triangle ~10 minutes Triangle craft seen in Eastern North Carolina. 8/23/19
8/15/79 18:00 West New York NJ Disk 2-7 minutes August 1979, sighting in broad daylight over the Hudson river, near New Jersy. 3/19/09
8/15/79 17:00 Campbellsville KY Oval 1 minute 08/15/79 Campbellsville Ky oval shaped 1 min. oval shaped ship moving slow in the sky 10/02/05 10/11/05
8/15/79 01:30 Bistolville OH Triangle 10seconds A Friend and I were looking out a window when a triangle shaped object flew over very slow, it was only about 20 feet above the tree to 2/14/06
8/15/79 01:00 Mammoth Lakes CA Circle 10 seconds I saw a rolling ball of fire in the sky 500 ft off the deck traveling at 80-100 mph. 7/4/12
8/15/79 00:00 La Habra CA Oval 30:00min OVAL ORANGE AND GREEN UFO OVER LA,HABRA CA. 90631 8/7/07
8/14/79 01:30 Lee Vining (north of) CA Disk 2.min large saucer 11/20/01
8/10/79 21:45 New Londons WI Triangle 5 minutes dark, triangular object gliding low over neighborhood. 6/6/00
8/10/79 21:00 Tinley Park IL Light moments I wondered what idiot helicopter pilot was hovering so dangerously close above me. 4/16/05
8/8/79 21:00 Campinas (Brazil)
Triangle 40 min it was o tringle. it came from the horizon. first I thought it was an airplane because the light looks like a plane and because there i 8/24/10
8/1/79 22:00 Springfield/Longmeadow MA Rectangle 2-3 minutes " it ran through colors like I have never seen" 12/23/02
8/1/79 22:00 Omaha NE Triangle 2 minutes Multiple triangle-shaped, silver objects in night sky. 11/21/10
8/1/79 21:00 Little Falls NY Fireball 1 second Fireball at high altitude, at night 12/23/02
8/1/79 19:00 North Miami Beach FL Other 1-2 min object blocks night sky above 5/12/09
8/1/79 16:20 Fort Frances (Canada) ON Other 3-5min metallic, silent cylinders dropped silently and moved off 11/20/02
8/1/79 16:00 Manchester (UK/England)
Circle 2 minuites at the speeds this craft moved it would take a few minutes to cross the atlantic and travel from the uk to usa 3/19/09
8/1/79 00:00 Fort Valley GA Sphere 10 minutes White ball of multicolored lights left 2 foot circle burned in grass 7/5/05
8/1/79 Twenty Nine Palms CA

Man repts. past sighting in CA while on guard duty in USMC. Told by senior officer "to keep his mouth shut." 8/5/01