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‘Tasmania Sightings’

1909: West Hobart, Tasmania Sighting?

THINK ABOUTIT ENTITY SIGHTING Date: winter of 1909 Sighting Time: Day/Night: Night Location: West Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Urban or Rural: -Street while leaving closing hotel. No. of Entity(‘s): 1 Entity Type: Ghost Entity Description: form of a figure in a big coat with a luminous body beneath the coat. Hynek Classification: Duration: No. of Object(s):  Height & Speed: Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): Mystery lights Color of Object(s): Number of Witnesses: Multiple Source: Chris Aubeck, Return to Magonia Summary/Description: A scan of old newspapers sometimes brings up reports of lights from long ago. Maybe most could be explained but now and again a more puzzling story appears. Winter 1909 saw talk of mystery lights even a ghost from Upper Warwick St (West… Read More

1960: The Cressy Cigar

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: October 4, 1960 Sighting Time: 6.10pm Day/Night: Location: Cressy, Tasmania, Australia Urban or Rural: – Hynek Classification: DD Duration: No. of Object(s): Multiple Height & Speed: The object after emerging from the rain squall moved on an even keel in a northerly direction at an estimated speed of sixty to seventy miles per hour (100-110 kph) at a constant height of about 400 feet (120 m). Size of Object(s): estimated the object’s length at about one hundred feet (32 m) Distance to Object(s): 3 to 4 miles distant Shape of Object(s): Cigar Color of Object(s): dull greyish colour, had four or five vertical dark bands around its circumference and at regular intervals along its length had what… Read More

1976: Landing of UFO witnessed in Kettering, Tasmania

Think AboutIt Sighting Report Date: February, 1976 Sighting Time: 0100A Day/Night: Night Location: Kettering, Australia Urban or Rural: Entity Type: Entity Description: Hynek Classification: CE2 Duration: No. of Object(s): 1 Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): 25 metres Shape of Object(s): dome Color of Object(s): aluminium, with ribbing or ridging from the top. Below the windows, a small ledge led into a base, with a short vertical side. Through the three or four windows, the witness saw a tall cylindrical object (which he likened to a ship’s compass mounting) and ‘motionless grey shapes’ (like car seats with headrests seen from the rear), perhaps entities. Number of Witnesses: Single Source: Bill Chalker (1996)          Summary/Description: A 39 year-old man in Little Oyster Cove encountered an extraordinary… Read More

2011: Tasmania UFO sighting remains a mystery

THINK ABOUTIT SIGHTING REPORT Date: May 29, 2011 Sighting Time:  Day/Night: Night Location: Launceston, Tasmania Urban or Rural: – Hynek Classification: Duration: No. of Object(s): 1 Height & Speed: Size of Object(s): Distance to Object(s): Shape of Object(s): flashing object  Color of Object(s):  lights flashed white and green  Number of Witnesses: Source: Full Report A Tasmanian man has described as “spooky” an unexplained flashing object he saw in the night sky above Launceston last week. The lights flashed white and green for several minutes before turning out in the sky high above the tree line, he told the Launceston Examiner. Brendon Hill first saw the flashing lights above Mayfield on Thursday night from his backyard balcony at Riverside. He then witnessed the… Read More