UFO Sighting over Woolwich, ME

Sighting Basics

Case Number 81865
Date of the Sighting 2017-01-25 00:00
Date Submitted 2017-02-02 09:26 (Reported 8 Days Later)
Time Zone America/New York
Source MUFON
Summary Thru the east window an unknown light hovered over the ocean and moved side to side several times
Tags disc light hovering

Sighting Location

City Woolwich
Region Maine
Coutntry United States
Postal Code 04579
Latitude 44.00029
Longitude -69.75249
The latitude and longitude presented here is an approximation to protect the reporters identity

Sighting Specifics

Viewing Distance Unknown
Alititude Unknown
Sighting Duration 00:10:00
Object Features None
Object Flight Path Hovering then path
Object Shape Sphere

Weather Details

Max Temp 39°F / 4°C
Mean Temp 33°F / 1°C
Min Temp 27°F / -3°C
Max Visibility 10 Miles / 16 Kilometers
Mean Visibility 8 Miles / 14 Kilometers
Min Visibility 3 Miles / 5 Kilometers
Conditions Raining

Sighting Statistics

• There have been 495 other sightings in Maine
• There has been one other sighting in Woolwich
• There has been one other sighting in the postal code 04579
• There have been 50 other sightings near Woolwich
• There were no other sightings in or near Woolwich on 2017-01-24

Sighting Details

I arose around midnight and looked out the window as usual. an incredibly bright light was hovering directly east and seemed far enough away that it should be over the gulf of maine. i live about ten miles from the sea. the light stayed stationary for some time, made no discernable noise, and appeared to move several times and turn, but mostly stayed put. i watched for 15 minutes or so, and went back to bed. i have spent thousands of hours over the night sea in naval patrol aircraft, and i know how the eye can turn a stationary star into a potential moving object if stared at long enough. this was something i’ve never seen before. brighter than venus or the moon. i wish i could have watched longer. it was gone a couple hours later.

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