Go Back Report # 525

04-12-1978

 

12.04.78 - SYDNEY (NEWPORT), NSW - 0540 hrs

NA 1978-036

 

At sunrise, a woman spotted a rotating yellowish orange ‘fireball’ dive in and out off [sic-of] the water off Newport Beach. The most probable explanation, according to present information, is that she saw a type of ball lightning.

 

Reference for the above text is: http://www.auforn.com/aufornmain.htm

AUFORN.com (Australian UFO Research Network). Retrieved March 20, 2011.

 

UFOCAT PRN – 108161        
UFOCAT URN – 108161
Australian CUFOS Files, April 23, 1978, on-site investigation  
UFOCAT URN – 109077 Australian CUFOS Bulletin, September 28, 1978         
UFOCAT URN – 170138 *U* UFO Computer Database by Larry Hatch, # 12617, © 2002        

UFOCAT’s Text: Nautical UFO. Orange fireball spins, moves into and out of ocean.

 

Australia – New South Wales

Newport Beach    Latitude 33-38 S, Longitude 151-19 E (D-M)

Source: http://www.ga.gov.au/bin/gazm01?placename=Newport+Beach&placetype=0&state=NSW

 

Newport     Latitude 33-40-00 S, Longitude 151-19-00 E (D-M-S)

Sydney       Latitude 33-53-00 S, Longitude 151-13-00 E

Source: http://geonames.nga.mil/ggmaviewer/





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