National UFO Reporting Center
Monthly Report Index For 01/1998
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Date / Time City State Shape Duration Summary Posted
1/31/98 20:00 Shirley NY Disk about 2 minutes 4 sequentially blinking white lights. Appeared in Southwestern sky, arched almost across my zenith and faded out in the Notheastern sky 1/28/99
1/31/98 18:00 Arecibo (just S of, Rural central PR) PR Disk 15 min. + One-two hours after driving away from Arecibo observ. on small, rural roads (former Spanish footpaths), saw still silent disk hovering 4/25/02
1/30/98 21:05 Monroe City (3 miles East of) MO Fireball 2 seconds Saw what I believe was a shooting star or space debris. It came down from North to South. Yellow/ Gold in color with a sparkling gold t 8/5/01
1/30/98 20:00 Sedona (5 miles w. of) AZ Light 5 hrs Stationed on a small hilltop situated between the Secret Mountain Range and Mingus Mountain, near the Bradshaw Ranch, six people witnes 4/25/02
1/30/98 18:50 Dallas TX Light 3.5 minutes Time: 1850 CST; location: 40nm SSW Dallas; altitude: 6000feet I am a pilot. I was flying into the DFW metroplex on the evening of Janua 3/7/98
1/29/98 21:15 Scranton KS Fireball 30-45 seconds My son and I saw a something slowly falling out of the sky. It looked like a VW on fire very bright and moving very slowly downward. 3/7/98
1/29/98 19:30 Swadlincote Nr Burton upon Trent (UK/England)
Triangle 00:10:00 A Triangular object with lights in each corner and a central light was seen. It circled slowly at low altitude (500 ft) below cloud cov 3/7/98
1/29/98 14:00 Coventry RI Disk 4-5 minutes Shiny metal ship with row of blinking red lights. Classic saucer shape w/ dome. 1/28/99
1/28/98 22:00 Alberton MT Oval 5min Seen Oval in the sky hovering over the mountain. Then started to move from east to south. On the sides it had blue,white and red blin 1/28/99
1/28/98 21:00 Akure (Nigeria)
Disk 5 seconds 9pm, I saw a huge ships with bright lights window moving horizontally for 4 seconds and sped off vertically in 2 seconds , 5/2/11
1/27/98 21:50 Anaheim Hills CA Light 2-3 seconds Bright bluegreen light streaking across sky from South to North. 3/7/98
1/27/98 21:23 Miami FL Light 20 sec. As I walked into the backyard of my house in Miami, I noticed a sort of amber /white light moving in the sky. 3/7/98
1/27/98 20:20 Woodinville (North East) WA Sphere 3-4 min. My younger sister came to me saying that she saw a bright, round glowing object in the far South East sky outside of our home in Woodin 3/7/98
1/27/98 19:30 Woodland (6 miles from town) WA Triangle 2 minutes Triangular shaped craft glowing alternately red/orange then dimming; with a teal colored light at each point flew from the South hover 3/7/98
1/27/98 19:30 Schuyler County IL Unknown
Bright orange-yellow lights that had similarty to flares and appeared in various patterns. 2/24/07
1/27/98 17:00 Las Cruces (on Interstate 10,west of) NM Disk 2 hours or more Driving west on I-10 in N.M. we watched a HUGE object hover without moving for about 2 hours. 4/25/02
1/26/98 21:00 Las Vegas NV Sphere 3seconds witnessed glowing bright green orb in the north west Las vegas sky. shot straight down at incredible speed and was gone. 3/7/98
1/26/98 20:45 Bartelso (outside of) IL Oval 2 .5 min total I found a oval shape object hovering over a flooded field at aprox 50 to 75 ft. I watched the object for aprox 1 min. Craft then went 4/25/02
1/25/98 20:30 Ripley MS Light 20:33 Looked like a star then started moving slowly. After a few minutes it streaked off as if it where the speed of light. 8/5/01
1/24/98 21:28 Cape Coral FL Diamond 40 minutes 2 glowing objects seen in the sky with many lights; dimond shaped. Seen for at least for 30 minutes with photographs taken. 3/7/98
1/24/98 18:25 Orange Park (outside Jacksonville) FL Unknown 60 secs Strange light doing 3 90 degree turns. 4/25/02
1/24/98 15:30 Tucson AZ Light 5-6min 5 lights maneuvering around each other, all caught on video, and seen on the news 1/28/99
1/24/98 15:20 Leander TX Cylinder 20 minutes Day time UFO in Leander-TX seen by 5.. 7/23/00
1/24/98 09:30 San Bernardino CA Sphere 30 minutes Around 9:30 p.m. 1/24/98 I open my front door, to let my Son in. I notice behind him 3 huge balls of lights coming toward us. (They we 3/7/98
1/24/98 05:45 Kaneohe HI Triangle 5 hours Saw a very large (size of a school bus) bright light wide triangular shape in the sky hovering above a nearby mountain. Then second cra 3/7/98
1/23/98 21:00 Alberton MT Circle 1hr Seen blinking in and out, over the mountains overhead. No sound came from it. It stayed in the air for about an hour moving around. 1/28/99
1/23/98 18:05 Holstein/Heartwell (In country between) NE Triangle 6 to 7 minutes Father and son driving west on Hiway 6, around 6 pm. Glowing object stationary for 6 to 7 minutes. Object turns on end, then turns to s 3/7/98
1/21/98 22:00 Goldsboro (north of) NC Formation 10+ minutes strange lights in NC 5/27/03
1/21/98 20:42 Bradford, West Yorkshire (UK/England)
Oval 3 minutes Whilst waiting for my wagon to be unloaded i was looking up at a clear sky suddenly 4 dull orangey(glowing maybe) oval shapes passed t 2/16/99
1/19/98 06:50 Tucson AZ Other 3 min a large glowing object shot across sky from se to nw but when it came out of clouds it stopped buzzed around a bit and had lights to bi 3/7/98
1/18/98 19:30 La Grande OR Circle 10 min Myself and two others were up in the mountains driving around after work, shoting guns and being young guys."age" myself at the time 20 6/18/04
1/17/98 16:30 Krum TX Unknown Still there Bright light in sky observed on and off for 10 months now 3/19/09
1/16/98 17:00 Columbia (near Ft. Jackson) SC Cone 40 seconds Saw small cone shaped object near Fort Jackson army base. 9/19/02
1/15/98 23:00
CT Cylinder 3 minutes Black Cylinder/tube shaped ufo pivots in night sky with red/green blinking lights. 4/13/10
1/15/98 20:30 Fargo ND Fireball 3-6 seconds 8 glowing red balls the size of quarters weaving in and out of each other, heading SW. 8/28/03
1/15/98 19:00 Grants Pass OR Triangle 1 minute,+- Triangular Ship:Turning in midair 3/7/98
1/15/98 13:00 Alaska (remote) AK Disk 20 seconds saucer shaped object passed directly above me 3/16/00
1/15/98 05:30 Daytona Beach FL Light 1-2 minutes Two red lights manuevering both stationary and at very high rates of speed. Both performed unlimited climbs until disappering. 9/17/00
1/15/98 05:00 Lake City CO Light 30 seconds An object the size and brightness of Venus appeared in southern sky for appoximately 30 seconds. It then gradually doubled and size a 3/7/98
1/15/98 01:00 Neshanic Station NJ Light 30sec Bright Lights with No Visible Source or Sound or Tracks Come in Through the Window 9/2/05
1/15/98 01:00 New York City (Manhattan) NY Formation 10 seconds One light emits multiple identical lights above Manhattan 12/19/03
1/13/98 21:00 New Washington OH Unknown 30 sec. bright flah then suddenly dropped to the ground 2/5/03
1/13/98 20:40 Goodyear AZ Light 3 minutes Two amber colored lights south of Estrella Mountain Ranch, W of Estrella Mtns. A cell phone call to my wife following in another car co 5/24/99
1/13/98 01:00 Minot ND Fireball 5 seconds I observed a large alien craft in the night sky... 1/28/99
1/12/98 21:30 Richmond (Canada) QC Light 5 second The light was fast going between trees just like the light u see attacking plains 6/2/13
1/11/98 20:10 Rachel NV Disk 8 minutes At approximately 8:10 PM MST, my girlfriend and I were driving north towards Rachel on Highway 375 in Nevada. As we descended from Han 3/7/98
1/11/98 06:55 Cape May NJ Light 3 minutes =/- What initially appeared to be an aircraft, accelerated away from me at a rate of speed too great to be an aircraft. At a few miles dis 3/7/98
1/11/98 06:55 Middletown NJ Fireball 5 seconds 3-second fireball flies over me. 11/6/14
1/11/98 00:10 Colorado Springs (north of, on I-25) CO Fireball 15 seconds A friend and I witnessed a pulsating, intensely bright, fireball near I-25 between Colorado Springs and Castle Rock. The fireball broke 9/19/02
1/10/98 22:24 Lowell IN
30 sec. no craft seen. we heard a bang against the house and the bedroom blinds began turning red as if someone had backed a car up two our be 7/23/00
1/10/98 22:10 Saginaw MI Light 5 min approx A round light in the sky hovered then moved in a perfect line from one point to another and disappeared 11/1/98
1/10/98 18:00 London (UK/England)
Circle 4 mins Large orange ball of light over London late 1990's 9/29/04
1/10/98 17:00 Bremerton (over) WA Light aproximately 5-minutes 10-year old sites ufo above Bremerton. She explains it as a fire in the sky. The object moved extremyly slow. 3/7/98
1/10/98 10:00 Beals ME Circle 16sec. On my porch my friend and I saw a round ,white light in the sky it moved acrossed the sky faster then the average plane. After about 1/28/99
1/9/98 20:00 Cape Coral FL Light 2 min a white object was traveling in the eastern sky when we saw a huge blue and red burst of flame speed up the object and travel very fast 3/7/98
1/9/98 18:30 Pottstown PA Triangle 90+ minutes multiple craft of various shapes. All with red & white lights, some pulsing, some strobe. Silent. Eventually chased off by jets. Moveme 3/7/98
1/8/98 22:38 Fairbanks AK Oval 3 Secs A large phlorescent green oval shaped object moving at a strange speed desending on the horizon ended in a large flash 2/16/99
1/8/98 22:00 Poole, Dorset (UK/England)
Fireball 10 seconds? Sighting of strange orange light (ball of fire?) in Poole Dorset 1998 5/15/06
1/8/98 20:00 Satellite Point (near, midway between Orlando & Boca) FL Changing 45 sec. We were driving S. from Orlando on the toll road towards Boca Raton, FLA. We saw the 'moon' glowing a bright orange low in the sky in t 1/28/99
1/8/98 20:00 Chico CA Oval ? Reported by my girlfriend's son, seen over North Chico. He described a very large craft with several lights, not blinking. 2/16/99
1/8/98 17:00 Petoskey MI Light 10 - 12 seconds Blueish-Green "light" appears & then accellerates in another direction. 10/31/03
1/7/98 23:30 New York City (Brooklyn) NY Diamond 1:00 Me and my friend were playing soccer and then we saw a big diamond shape with 3 huge lights.Then the shape flashed into the sky. 9/28/02
1/7/98 16:10 Renton WA Sphere five minutes I was watching TV in my brothers room when something in his window caught my eye. At first it looked like a balloon in the far off dis 3/7/98
1/6/98 18:00 Camarillo CA Other 3 minutes Multiple lights decend in formation, stop and form a swarm, then form two bright lights and mimic cessna and dissapear over horizon. 1/17/04
1/6/98 01:00 Trenton (Canada) ON Circle 5 seconds Green light on bedroom ceiling and later large green sphere hovering in distance 9/18/14
1/5/98 20:00 Hudson NY Triangle 5 mins One night going to a friends house,I was walking. Then I seen something very bright,i could not reconize it. 3/7/98
1/5/98 16:15 Phelan CA Other 20 minutes Mr. D.F. was outside in his yard when he looked up and noticed a huge, slow moving, black cigar-shaped object with wings coming from th 10/2/99
1/5/98 15:50 Highland CA Other 3-4 minutes Mr. S.C. was proceeding to pull out of a driveway into traffic on Del Rosa Ave. in Highland (east of San Bernardino) when he looked to 10/2/99
1/4/98 23:45 Nashville TN Circle 5 minutes I was going south on hwy 41 just before Briley pkwy exit. saw circular craft with row of lights on leading edge slowly drift across hwy 3/7/98
1/3/98 23:30 Keysborough (VIC, Australia)
Light 1 minute red lights bigger than a plane irregular flight patterns travelling sw to ne flying low but not lower enough to get a good description 3/7/98
1/3/98 02:30 I-90 (westbound, just before the mountains) WA Sphere 5sec A green sphere was spotted which was innitially percieved as a firework. 1/28/99
1/1/98 23:00 Milwaukee/West Allis/West Milwaukee WI Changing 5 minutes Golden orb follows car, then changes into black triangle ufo, stops , and "waits" for them to pass close by. 2/1/07
1/1/98 20:30 Coxsacke NY Light Several minutes UFO over Correctional Facility 2/7/14
1/1/98 20:00 Graniteville SC Disk
I was taking pictures of a full moon and did not see it until the pictures were developed. I don't know what to do with the picture (it 1/28/99
1/1/98 13:00 Cannon AFB NM Diamond 3 minutes Black diamond shapped object flew over Cannon AFB. 1/10/14
1/1/98 13:00 Baton Rouge LA Circle 15 min the brightest lights over the mississippi river 10/8/07
1/1/98 12:58 St. Louis MO Flash
I was watching TV in my bedroom. It was about to doze off when out my window I saw a very large blue flash. The flash filled my room 3/7/98
1/1/98 07:30 Pittsburgh PA Formation 20 minutes 28-30 Lighted objects coming up over the city hovering and almost coliding with one another. Red lights escorting them. Vanished. 3/7/98
1/1/98 06:00 Hoboken NJ Disk 30 min Incredible UFO sighting in Hoboken NJ around 1997-1998 6/18/04
1/1/98 04:00 Huelo HI Light 1 hour I've seen many strange things, from beings in my room to faces looking down on me, and I was not alone!! 2/25/03
1/1/98 02:00 Elizabethtown IL Triangle 4 minutes Triangular object traveling south crossed the highway in front of us hovered then turned east and left with no sound. 7/11/00
1/1/98 01:42 Allentown PA Light 30 minutes + One object, too far to see size and shape, one blinking light red/green/white. Stayed in oproximately same spot for about 30 minutes 3/7/98
1/1/98 00:58 St. Louis MO Flash
I was in my room watching tv when I looked out the window to see a huge blue flash that lit up the sky. I could see everything as clear 3/7/98