UFO Sighting Report - Australia
September 9th 2008 : Canberra, ACT
AUFORN Sighting Form Report
Received on 10/09/2008 09:27:20
09.09.08 CANBERRA (ACT) 1210hrs (DD)
Source: AUFORN ONLINE UFO Report Form
Witness: Mr. McNamara
Number of witnesses present: 1
Sighting Duration: 1 minutes.
Occupation: Electronics Engineer
Qualifications: BachTech (Computer Systems)
Licensed Aircraft maintenance Engineer (Electrical)
Observation: I was walking under the bridge near the Parks way onramp near the ANU. As I came out from the under bridge I saw a bright light in the sky. It was the colour of red anodised aluminium and was just hanging in the sky, possibly moving away I could not tell but it was losing altitude my the looks of it.
I just stood there looking at it for about 45 seconds then it just disappeared instantly. All I could see in the area after that was a little bit of wavy black smoke.
Description: Seemed to be loosing altitude. Possibly moving away. No sound.
Location: At lake burley griffin, just passed under Parks Way at the on Ramp.
The object looked to be 2 or 3km away toward Mount Stromlo.
Apparent Size Other: Hard to tell, just a small bright light
Actual Size: From the distance, the size of a twin engined aircraft, Just a guess.
Altitude: 100 - 200 meters. Just a guess.
Object Origin: I first saw it in the South west and it remained there until it disappeared
Object Destination: Still the south west went it disappeared.
Weather Visibility: Clear, Mild, Sunny, Breezy
Viewing Aids: Used my camera phone but didn't catch the object in time
Effects Physical: Heart beat fast but only because it was an unusual situation.
Effects Psychological: Stress but only because it was a strange object.
Other Experiences: I think I may have seen a UFO in the middle of the night about 27 years ago when I was a little kid driving to Wagga Wagga with my parents. I was pretty young.
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