UFO Sighting over Portland, Oregon

Sighting Basics

Case Number 85155
Date of the Sighting 2017-07-17 00:00
Date Submitted 2017-07-17 13:48 (Reported Same Day)
Time Zone America/Los Angeles
Source MUFON
Summary Star object flying at constant quick speed
Tags none

Sighting Location

City Portland
Region Oregon
Coutntry United States
Postal Code 97236
Latitude 45.52573
Longitude -122.66910
The latitude and longitude presented here is an approximation to protect the reporters identity

Sighting Specifics

Viewing Distance Over One Mile
Alititude Over 500 Feet (no cloudcover)
Sighting Duration 00:10:30
Object Features Unknown
Object Flight Path Straight-line path
Object Shape Other

Sighting Statistics

• There have been 1512 other sightings in Oregon
• There have been 263 other sightings in Portland
• There have been 4 other sightings in the postal code 97236
• There have been 605 other sightings near Portland
• There were no other sightings in or near Portland on 2017-07-16

Sighting Details

I was in my backyard a few minutes after midnight observing the night sky with my binoculars. after ten minutes of viewing the sky, i observed an object moving at a constant quick speed. it looked just like a distant star and it seemed to be beyond earth’s atmosphere, in the range of a satellite, but it moved at least 20 times faster than a satellite. i viewed it from the west and it headed towards mt. hood direction. i viewed the object for approximately 30 seconds until it faded from my binocular view. it never changed colors or size.


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