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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/7/1977 11:00 (Entered as : o7/o81977 11:00)
Reported: 12/10/2002 10:45:17 AM 10:45
Posted: 12/23/2002
Location: UK/Scotland,
Shape: Sphere
Duration: 3 minutes
Characteristics: The object left a trail, There was an aura or haze around the object
very large silver sphere causing cloud emmisions slow and straight

object was veiwed by wife and husband in 1977 appeared to be very large silver sphere travelling relativly slowly over the sea viewed from helmsdale. moving from north to south, the sun was reflected on the south side and it seemed to generate what looked like thick cloud from the north side, no audible sound, height from sea estimate 300 ft. traveled in straight line, no arcing effect. wife nurse,husband builder ages 25, 26. traveling to england, stopped to give dog a walk.

((NUFORC Note: Because of the differences between the U. S. and Europed in how the date is expressed, we do not know whether the sighting occurred in July or August of 1977. PD))