National UFO ReportingCenter
UFO Report Index For 09/1997


Date / TimeCityStateCountryShapeDurationSummaryPostedImages
9/30/97 22:00MadisonWIUSALight5 minutesStrange light inside Lake Monona3/2/04
9/30/97 20:00Nova Scotia (Canada)NSCanadaLight8-10 seconds.Single light resembling a star, but moving spuratically downwards and sideways.10/30/06
9/28/97 23:15San FranciscoCAUSATriangle12-15sflying-wing shape outlined by 12-14 lights. Apparent high altitude over- head east to west mvmnt. Appx. 9-12 moon widths7/5/99
9/27/97 23:00EganSDUSAOther30 minutesThe Weirdest Thing I Have Ever Seen2/22/05
9/27/97 05:00CrestwoodKYUSADisk15 minutesA big disk with red and green lights on the rim was coming closer to the ground, it's body was the color of the sky.8/5/01
9/25/97 23:00Toronto (Canada)ONCanadaLight10-15 minreddish orange lights popping in and out of sky randomly all in different spots2/12/04
9/25/97 22:00ClearfieldUTUSATriangle60-90 secondsWe observed a low flying craft (aprox.100yards up ) hovering over head and moving in a westerly direction. The movement was slow.1/28/99
9/25/97 02:00Toronto (Canada)ONCanadaLight15minbright round object zig zaging back and forth up and down over lake ontario canada side.1/11/02
9/24/97 20:47HuffmanTXUSATeardrop5-10 sec.sLarge object seen running N. of FM 1960 bearing W. It was about 1,000 through 4,000' feet in altitude. Looked to be between 5-8mi awa1/28/99
9/24/97 14:30MuskegonMIUSADiskseveral secondsSaw from a car. Metallic saucer about 1 mile away.4/15/00
9/23/97 22:30BrewsterNYUSATriangle30secTriangle Shaped-Matte finished flying object "floating" across the sky 8/30/99
9/23/97 20:00Rhinebeck (south of)NYUSATriangle30 seconds2 sightings of apparently the same triangular object, moving above tree level at a very slow rate of speed with only a dull hum5/24/99
9/23/97 20:00Hyde ParkVTUSAFireball15 secondsGlowing green ball skirting along grounds of house6/6/00
9/23/97 19:00DenisonIAUSADisk5 minutesAfter seeing the SR71 Blackbird I saw a saucer shaped craft hoovering silently.2/18/01
9/22/97 20:00Solomons IslandMDUSADisk10 minutesClose up at twilight, Stationary UFO.8/5/09
9/22/97 14:00PaloMIUSACigar6 minutesI was sitting outside on the Phone with a friend when I looked up and saw a silent, cigar shaped craft flying west to east due north of1/28/99
9/22/97 03:00St. LouisMOUSAOtherapprox 1 hrWe had just moved into our new home and could not sleep. At approx. 3:00 a.m. I noticed a glowing object in the eastern sky at about h1/28/99
9/21/97 14:00Manoa Valley (Honolulu)HIUSADisk20 secondsHovering Craft over Manoa Valley, Honolulu Hawaii. Greyish Color Shot directly upwards with no sound.1/28/99
9/20/97 22:15PowayCAUSATriangle22 minlights in the shape of a "V" were observed by approx 12 people, nobody had an explanation of what they saw, and nobody had ever seen su2/16/99
9/19/97 22:00Crescent City (80 miles west of)CAUSADiskall nightcraft with blinking colored lights flying faster than any object known.8/5/01
9/19/97 21:00SeattleWAUSAother1-2 minOn the night described above, We were getting ready to leave a freind's house in West Seattle. I was the first one out the door. While 1/28/99
9/19/97 05:40Orland ParkILUSARectangle3-4 minutesWhen pulling out of my driveway headed north I noticed a stationary bright white light above the west horizon which suddenly sped off t6/2/98
9/19/97Garden GroveCAUSARectangle4 mins.Around 6:30 PM I was walking through a Vons Pavilions parking lot when I looked up and saw 4 black objects near the ground. 3 of those12/1/19
9/18/97 22:15Doha (Qatar)QatarCircle10-15 secUFO sighting In a Gulf Desert8/5/01
9/18/97 20:15Panama CityFLUSAUnknown30 secondsLooked like stars in the sky so far up/moveing fast3/13/12
9/18/97 04:15West ManchesterOHUSAChanging1hr. 45min.My husband and I saw an object hovering in the sky north of our home at 4:15 a.m. E.S.T. September 18,1997, Thursday. It looked like a 10/2/99
9/17/97 18:00Delilah Lookout (Sequoia N F)CAUSADisk20 minutesRight around dusk, my girlfriend and I had just finished dinner in the fire lookout tower. She spotted something to the north, over a m11/17/99
9/16/97 19:00MinneapolisMNUSAOther1/2 minutesMorphing Triangle6/20/05
9/16/97 04:00WoodmontCTUSADisk20 minutesBlizzard,my Siberian Husky , and I were walking along Anchor Beach in woodmont Connecticut , enjoying the view of the oysterboat workin2/22/02
9/15/97 00:00HoustonTXUSADisk5 minutesBeautiful silver-colored flying saucer about the size of a round 18 wheeler with turquoise lights around perimeter seen.clearly in '97.7/19/10
9/15/97 22:30WoodstockCTUSASphere3 secondsBright, fast low flying object crossed field of view at close range during drive at night3/21/03
9/15/97 22:00FoleyMNUSAUnknown5 minstrange bright light fades away8/16/02
9/15/97 22:00West Milton (north of)OHUSALight10 minutesRed blinking high in the sky leading the way.9/12/03
9/15/97 21:00ChicagoILUSALightLarge green flash of light (probably 2 miles wide*1 mile high) right after the MIR & the spaceshuttle disconnected. Lasted about .5 of6/2/98
9/15/97 20:40SammamishWAUSAUnknown30 secondsI looked North toward Mt. Baker, I saw a bright light that hoovered for about 15 seconds, then shot up, then to my left, then disappear4/27/04
9/15/97 20:00Toronto (Canada)ONCanadaChevron5 minThis object was transparent except its outline chevron shape10/20/05
9/15/97 20:00AngolaINUSACircleabout 3 minutesTire shaped object sighted in the woods of indiana had no lights and moved with purpose.2/24/07
9/15/97 20:00BellevueWAUSA1 hourPhone call from a purported alien living on earth willing to share his views re: himself and our civ.. ((NUFORC Note: See Note. PD))7/28/10
9/15/97 20:00SalemORUSALightApprox.30sec.We saw a bright green object that looked like a comet or shooting star but it moved very slowly.6/23/99
9/15/97 20:00KentWAUSASphere5 minutesWas looking thru a telescope at the moon in 1997 month is not exact. However my cousin and I were looking at the moon with a telescope.3/17/17
9/15/97 20:00Santa FeNMUSALight2-3 minutesSaw white dot of light moving in zig-zag motion over mountains outside of Santa Fe, NM.11/9/17
9/15/97 19:00WedgefieldSCUSATriangle15 minTraingle or 3 separate crafts in triang. formation over AFB bombing range.4/2/99
9/15/97 18:00FarrellPAUSADisk3-5 minLow-flying, object prior to west to east moving severe storm on PA/OH border.6/2/98
9/15/97 17:00ComfortTXUSACylinder10 minutes1 cylinder object- highly polished silver. Joined after brief time by another- from thin air! Then both moved away and vanished!6/3/03
9/15/97 15:00Colorado SpringsCOUSARectangleThe object was about one hundred and fifty feet long, and fifty feet wide. It was greyish black in color, I think the object was about 1/3/01
9/15/97 09:00Sherman OaksCAUSACigar10-15 secondsCigar shaped object in Sherman Oaks12/16/05
9/13/97 22:34Wolfville (Canada)NSCanadaFormation10 minutesAbout 5 balls of light flying around a group of lights12/2/00
9/10/97 19:00Alta LomaCAUSACircle60 minutes +Very bright circular object about 1500 to 2000 above ground level very slowly moving to the southwest.1/28/99
9/10/97 16:00Lierskogen (Norway)NorwayUnknown3 minutesIt looked as a pointed horseshoe. It was full daylight, and it had a lighter shade than the rest of the sky. There was no clouds at all4/26/99
9/9/97 21:30RoseburgORUSALight2 hoursLight bouncing around a valley. Light changes intensity, brightness, and color. Disappears, reappears different location.1/28/99
9/9/97 16:00Las VegasNVUSAFormation5 minutesMy wife and I watched 3 craft fly accross the airport grounds headed towards our hotel and become stationary above us.7/11/00
9/7/97 12:00Gulf of MexicoLAUSACigar5 minsMercury colored Cigar shaped USO surfaced near Oil Plarform in Gulf of Mexico1/10/09
9/6/97 04:47CovingtonWAUSATriangle15 minTriangle shaped with six lights underneath. One side of the triangle was red, one other side was blue. Both of these sides had a hori1/28/99
9/5/97 21:30Maryland HeightsMOUSAOval4minsIt was shaped like a octagon4/22/22
9/2/97 21:45AlgonacMIUSAUnknown15 secondsStarlike craft makes a pass three time faster than any sattelite, horizon to horizon in less than 15 seconds,Algonac, MI.7/23/00
9/2/97 21:45PortlandORUSAFormation20 secondsFour pink/orange lights in V formation flying over metro Portland7/1/02
9/2/97 15:00Zurich (Switzerland)SwitzerlandDiskunknownfast moving object merging from in back of swis clock tower at train station from Zurich to Rinsehorn Switzerland. Object moves real fa1/28/99
9/1/97 23:00AlbanyMEUSALight2 minStar makes right angle turns, speeds away.2/1/07
9/1/97 22:30CarlsbadCAUSALight3-5 minRound orb of light seen in back yard.between apr.and oct 1997.12/12/09
9/1/97 20:00Pleasant ViewTNUSAFireball5 secondslarge white fireball or super flare...10/31/03
9/1/97 18:00WoodmontCTUSADisk15minuteswalking my dog along the beach,I was taking pictures of the oyster boats with my digital camera, when I viewed the pictures, I found a 2/22/02