UFO Sighting in Memphis, Tennessee

Sighting Basics

Case Number 83588
Date of the Sighting 2017-05-07 20:50
Date Submitted 2017-05-08 09:43 (Reported Same Day)
Time Zone America/Chicago
Source MUFON
Summary Witnessed color changing orb while stargazing
Tags none

Sighting Location

City Memphis
Region Tennessee
Coutntry United States
Postal Code 38117
Latitude 35.09366
Longitude -89.90187
The latitude and longitude presented here is an approximation to protect the reporters identity

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Sighting Specifics

Viewing Distance Over One Mile
Alititude Treetop
Sighting Duration 00:07:00
Object Features Unknown
Object Flight Path Path with directional change
Object Shape Sphere

Weather Details

Max Temp 79°F / 26°C
Mean Temp 67°F / 19°C
Min Temp 54°F / 12°C
Max Visibility 10 Miles / 16 Kilometers
Mean Visibility 10 Miles / 16 Kilometers
Min Visibility 10 Miles / 16 Kilometers
Conditions No Abnormal Weather Conditions

Sighting Statistics

• There have been 1163 other sightings in Tennessee
• There have been 94 other sightings in Memphis
• There has been one other sighting in the postal code 38117
• There have been 146 other sightings near Memphis
• There were no other sightings in or near Memphis on 2017-05-07

Sighting Details

I was stargazing in my yard last evening when I noticed a strange object appear over a tree line 280 degrees to the west.As the object was too far away to see with a camera I used my telescope to get a better view of it. thinking it a star at first I stared for a few seconds until I noticed it began to move slowly up and down past the tree line as it continued west to 290 degrees, and descended. the object in question, when viewed from my telescope was multi-colored. it would change from blue to red to green to white in a split second. it repeated these patterns as it went about its business. the whole ordeal lasted 7 mins

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