National UFO Reporting Center

Dedicated to the collection and
dissemination of objective UFO data

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RECENT ACTIVITY AND HIGHLIGHTS

566 New Reports Posted

The NUFORC website has been updated with the posting of 566 new reports, received via our Online Report Form since December 20th, 2023.  We have highlighted below 60 of the new reports, principally those submitted by airline pilots, and other cockpit crew members, as well as those that describe dramatic,

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97 New Reports Posted

Just in time for the holidays we have added 97 new reports to our Data Bank. Here are the 9 we found most intriguing: Date / Time City State Summary 12/14/23 Pawleys Island SC 4-5 orange solid lights arranged in a triangle shape 12/13/23 Greensboro NC AM sighting of a

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New! UFO Sightings Map

A new interactive global map has been added to our site, which can be accessed from the Map link in the main menu. The map makes it easy to explore sightings within any geographic area. You can click on the individual markers to view the details of the cases at

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University of Utah and Recent AARO Director Publish Study of NUFORC Data

In a study published today on nature.com, researchers at the University of Utah collaborated with Dr. Sean Kirkpatrick, the recent director of the All-domain Anomaly Resolution Office (AARO), to analyze 98,000 reports from the National UFO Reporting Center Data Bank.  Their article,  “An Environmental Analysis of Public UAP Sightings and

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422 New Reports Posted

The NUFORC databank has been updated with the posting of 422 new reports, received via our Online Report Form since our last update on October 28th. 371 of these reports are of sightings this year, and the rest are events from the prior years that witnesses are just now reporting. Out

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Spatial Hotspots in NUFORC Reports – An Analysis

Spatial autocorrelation measures spatial and attribute similarity in one metric. If something is spatially autocorrelated, it means that objects of similar attributes tend to cluster together in space. It looks at the spatial distribution of an attribute in a dataset and asks the question, “how likely is it that this

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882 New Reports Posted

The NUFORC website, and database of eyewitness sighting reports, have been updated as of the date of this posting on Saturday, October 28, 2023.  The database includes all new reports that have been submitted to our Center by 10:00AM Pacific today. Later this week, we expect to post again, to

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A Coast to Coast Interview with Mitch Randall on Skywatch

An interview on Skywatch recently broadcast on Coast To Coast AM is available to check out here. In it Cheryll Jones interviews Ascendant AI’s CEO, Mitch Randall, about the SkyWatch Passive Radar UFO Detector. Developed through the Galileo Project, SkyWatch tracks sky movements to detect UFOs, using transmitted signals as

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1055 New Reports Posted

We have updated the NUFORC website as of Sunday, September 10, 2023.   The update includes 1055 new sighting reports, submitted by 9:00 a.m. (Pacific Daylight Time) on the date of this posting. Our next posting will be in early October. NEW REPORT FEATURES With this posting, we have upgraded the

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403 New Reports Posted, Congressional Hearings Spur Reporting

If you haven’t watched the July 26th Congressional Hearing on UFO’s, which featured dramatic testimony from whistleblower David Grusch and 2 Navy pilots, it is well worth checking out. You can view it here. The hearing and associated news coverage led to a big uptick in reports, with our volume

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Metallic Orbs

Sean Kirkpatrick, director of the All-Domain Anomaly Resolution Office, or AARO, recently made the following striking statement about unidentified flying metallic orbs in a public presentation with NASA: “We see these all over the world, and we see these making very interesting apparent maneuvers.” A clip of the portion of

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722 New Reports Posted

The NUFORC databank has been updated with the posting of 722 new reports, received via our Online Report Form since our last update on May 19th. 489 of these reports are contemporary sightings (since May 19th), and the rest are events from the past that witnesses are just now reporting. Beginning

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