National UFO ReportingCenter
UFO Report Index For 12/1978


Date / TimeCityStateCountryShapeDurationSummaryPostedImages
12/31/78 00:30HopewellNJUSADisk30 minsDecember 31, 1978 at 12:30AM - Object hoovered over my parked car for about 10 minutes and was about 100-150 ft above my car. Estimate 4/8/02
12/26/78 02:00Naples (Italy)ItalyOval1 hourUFO Observation8/11/04
12/25/78 21:30Cabo San Lucas (Mexico)MexicoFireball45 sec-90 sec.I witnessed a very large glow in the sky which cannot be attributable to any known aircraft and which descended into the ocean.4/17/08
12/23/78 22:00IndianapolisINUSADisk2 min.Two disk-shaped craft hovering over city night , forms defined by red, successive lights illuminating edges, suddenly shoot skyward6/4/04
12/23/78 21:30ValdostaGAUSAChevron1.5 minutesWarm December night two days before Christmas, while standing in my landlords backyard watching the goings on in the chickencoupe with 7/5/99
12/21/78 02:30Outside of El PasoTXUSAOther15minI was coming to El Paso Texas from Hobbs New Mexico, I was on Carlsbad highway entering the Guadalupe mountains when I saw a huge light12/23/20
12/20/78 19:00HelmettaNJUSACirclesecondsIt hovered , sprinted across the sky. Hovered again. Disappeared.2/1/07
12/20/78 18:00SeattleWAUSADisk5-10 minutesUFO Sighting in December 1978 in Seattle, WA.1/22/04
12/20/78 17:00Huntington ParkCAUSADisk20 min.My Father and I watched a silver object, shaped like a diamond on its side. It hovered overhead then slowly moved to the right, then d3/7/98
12/18/78 18:00AlbuquerqueNMUSACircleApprox. 30 sec to 1 minFlat, Round, Fully Illuminated UFO over Neighbor's House - Dec 1978 - Albuquerque, NM3/4/22Yes
12/15/78 21:00Kaikoura (New Zealand)New ZealandLight10-20 secondsPulsating light in the sky10/10/11
12/15/78 20:00Sisters (near)ORUSAOtherpossibly 4- 5 secondsneon multi-colored jellyfish type hovering object in Oregon late 70's -first report of this incident9/2/05
12/15/78 14:00Lake Don PedroCAUSARectangle4 secondsFrom a sideview looked like very large dark rectangles moving above the water very quickly,,no sound.10/3/13
12/10/78 01:00MexicoPAUSADiskhour +Four silvery disk objects observed4/2/99
12/9/78 19:00RingwoodNJUSATriangle3minutesTriangular aircraft sighted from Virginia to NY State in '784/16/05
12/1/78 01:30Edison/Asbury ParkNJUSAOtherhourswas follow by object in edison, abducted for 4 hrs. returned to asbury pk saw craft on ground and in sky changed my life.4/22/03
12/1/78 01:00Rockland CountyNYUSAUnknown15 minutesDream of alien attack with "stun" tripod2/1/07