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Victoria - Australia. Encounter flap 1999.

16.10.99 Melton, Deer Park and Rockbank, three suburbs on the western edge of Melbourne 2115hrs

Six bright orange illuminations" were seen by 20 to 30 witnesses over 

The UFOs were "heading east" and "were seen by 20 to 30 people for 20 minutes on the Western Highway between Melton and Deer Park, Vic., western outer suburbs of Melbourne."

"The illuminations at times were in an S formation up to periods of some two minutes before flying or running off easterly. They all remained at one height (altitude) and size. In fact, twice the size of the background stars." 

10.10.99 Inverloch 2030hrs
(Source: UFOLOGIST 4th Quarter 2000)
Two bright yellowish light observed over the ocean to the south of Inverloch. The witnesses car was bathed in  blue light from behind. This light was apparent although the car had heavily tinted windows.

OAKLEIGH
October 9, 1999

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FERNTREE GULLY
October 2, 1999

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25.09.99 Wangaratta (Evening)
(Source: UFOLOGIST 4th Quarter 2000)
Film taken of a disk with strobing lights attached. 

24.09.99 Laverton 2155hrs
(Source: UFOLOGIST 4th Quarter 2000)
Four chefs near an Air Force Base observe a dull orange object for three minutes.

MULGRAVE
September 22, 1999

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22.09.99 Inverloch 2100hrs
(Source: UFOLOGIST 4th Quarter 2000)
Flashes of brilliant light witnessed 1km south west of Inverloch

19.09.99 Bayswater 2030hrs
(Source: UFOLOGIST 4th Quarter 2000)
Three dull orange lights flying in a V-Formation witnessed by four people for almost five minutes 

19.09.99 Boronia
(Source: UFOLOGIST 4th Quarter 2000)
Three dull orange V-formation lights seen traveling very quickly away from the city.

On Sunday, September 19, 1999, at 8:30 p.m., Christen S. was walking her dog in her hometown of Boronia, Victoria state, Australia when she noticed something unusual in the sky.

"I had just seen three bright lights in the sky," Christen told Diane Harrison of the Australian UFO Research Network. "About the size of a (Australian) five-cent piece. A dull orange star-like object. At first I thought they were stars, but they moved in a V formation. When they went away, they formed a straight line and faded off in the distance."

On Wednesday, September 22, 1999, at 8:30 p.m., Fabian T. and some friends were in Mulgrave, Bayswater, Vic. "when a guy yelled to me to have a look at these three strange lights in the sky.."

"They were big. They just hung in the sky," Fabrian reported, "One moved away from the other. They did this for about four or five minutes. Then they formed a V formation and faded out one at a time."

"I'll tell you, we were all scared. It was as though it was watching us. I got to my car and took off home. And I tell you, I don't scare easily." (Many thanks to Diane Harrison of Australian UFO Research Network for these reports.)

On Sunday, September 19, 1999, at 8:30 p.m., Christen S. was walking her dog in her hometown of Boronia, Victoria state, Australia when she noticed something unusual in the sky.

"I had just seen three bright lights in the sky," Christen told Diane Harrison of the Australian UFO Research Network. "About the size of a (Australian) five-cent piece. A dull orange star-like object. At first I thought they were stars, but they moved in a V formation. When they went away, they formed a straight line and faded off in the distance."

On Wednesday, September 22, 1999, at 8:30 p.m., Fabian T. and some friends were in Musgrave, Bayswater, Vic. "when a guy yelled to me to have a look at these three strange lights in the sky.."

"They were big. They just hung in the sky," Fabrian reported, "One moved away from the other. They did this for about four or five minutes. Then they formed a V formation and faded out one at a time."

"I'll tell you, we were all scared. It was as though it was watching us. I got to my car and took off home. And I tell you, I don't scare easily." 

Diane Harrison: Australian UFO Research Network.

18.09.99 Oakleigh (Evening)
(Source: UFOLOGIST 4th Quarter 2000)
Margaret reported seeing a very large light traveling to the north west and toward the city.

13.09.99 Reservoir 1920hrs
(Source: THE UFO AUSTRALIAN BULLETIN, Victorian UFO Research Society March 2000)
The observers reported a brilliant white tube-shaped object with slightly rounded from end with a pointed shape at the rear end. It was speeding from East to West at an estimated speed of 2000-2500kms. The size estimated to be that of 10cent coin width and 6 10 cent coins length, at arms length. Object was in view for only a few seconds. The observer had worked in aviation industry for some time and said had never seen an object like this, let alone traveling at that speed. He said he did not believe it was like any other shooting star or space junk entering out atmosphere. It was in the northern sky going from east to west.

02.09.99 North Balwyn 2310hrs
(Source: THE UFO AUSTRALIAN BULLETIN, Victorian UFO Research Society December 1999)
Member Francesca Curtis, reported a diamond a diamond white object about a third size of the moon. It flew slowly then descended behind trees. The speed was about the same as a light aircraft. It had small white light flashing around. It may have divided into two, exactly the same size or two objects which separated.

31.08.99 Reservoir 2230hrs
(Source: UFOLOGIST, 4th Qtr, 2000)
Green lit cigar-shaped object observed between suburb of Reservoir and Melbourne city and traveling to the north east.

28.08.99 nr Anglesea 2100hrs
(Source: THE UFO AUSTRALIAN BULLETIN, Victorian UFO Research Society December 1999)
CO reported observing a circular fluorescent green object with a bright red rim around the edge. The size was estimated to be at least as large as a soccer ball held at arm's length. The object was viewed for only about 10 seconds before it shot away to the NW.

09.08.99 Ferntree Gully 2045hrs
(Source: THE UFO AUSTRALIAN BULLETIN, Victorian UFO Research Society March 2000)
The observers reported three lights in a constant formation, with no visible shape, but equal distance between each one. They were joined by a 4th light, which came through cloud cover. All lights passed overhead at constant height and speed, then disappeared behind hill. They were in sight for about three minutes.

07.08.99 Eldorado 2230hrs

Eldorado is a small farming area north east of Wangaratta.

At about 10.30pm when two witnesses were driving home. The weather was warm for that time of the year and had been raining, but at the time of the sighting, it was overcast but not raining. Both witnesses observed the object in the south travelling southeast. It travelled about 1/6th of the horizon at the fast speed and was observed for about eight to 10 seconds. It was 45 degrees above the distance. One witness wound down the window to eliminate any possibility of a reflection.

The vehicle had slowed whilst watching the object which they described as an oblong shape with a pale to bright blow in the front, bright blue centre and a white tail. The size of the object was approximately the width of the moon. Both witnesses have witnesses meteorites and meteors and believe this was not similar to anything previously seen by them.

No conventional aircraft were seen and the area was hilly and well wooded. There was no mechanical or electrical interference.

No further reports have been forthcoming. At this stage, the Bureau of Meteorology and local airports has not been able to identify the object.

At this time, we do not have any explanation, but further inquiries may reveal this object as a natural phenomena. James Owen, North East Representative, VUFORS

04.08.99 Ballarat  1745hrs
(Source: THE UFO AUSTRALIAN BULLETIN, Victorian UFO Research Society December 1999)
Two witnesses, F and KD, observed a silvery white disc shaped object about the size of a dollar coin held at arms length. They only saw the object for about 20 seconds before it banked into a controlled dive in a south westerly direction, then disappeared behind trees on opposite side of Lake Wendouree.

The object came from under an isolated cloud which the witnesses were watching and changing colour at the time. They thought at first it was a star and then it begun to move down closer as if it was descending and banking toward them. They could see clearly that it had a bright tail. Efforts were being made to locate the pilot of a helicopter flying nearby at the time.

10.07.99 Sunshine Midnight
(Source: THE UFO AUSTRALIAN BULLETIN, Victorian UFO Research Society December 1999)
Four witnesses including two policemen observed four orange-red lights about magnitude (+1-0 astronomical terms). The objects were moving SW to SE at a distance of 5o distance from the observers. Viewing time was about 15 minutes before fading into clouds in formation. To quote one policeman, "that is freaky". One witness has an astronomical background and states, "those objects did not look normal and the police officers were alarmed as well".

26.6.99. Ferntree Gully.

(Source: THE AUSTRALIAN UFOLOGIST,4th Qtr 2000)
6 amber coloured lights were seen moving in a westerly direction. Each light appeared as large and bright as a star. VUFORS.

FOLLOWUP: Tony Cook VUFORS

1800 Callin Code: 00186 26.06.99

(Source: 1800 Freecall Australian UFO Research Network Hotline Number)

Day: SATURDAY/ Time Reported: 9.30PM / Source: JODY M

Report given to nearest rep: Tony Cook

Good Evening Tony Message Please Phone

Regards Jan

Report:

Jody reported that about 21:00 she watched 7-8 yellow/orange lights rifting through the sky in a loose formation that changed slightly at times.

Movement was very slow. Weather was clear at the time. VUFORS received another report of these objects from Ferntree Gully. Jason described 8 objects, orange in colour. A friend driving from Narre Warren first saw the objects very low, (behind trees) and telephoned Jason who watched the objects rise in altitude in a stagged line until they could no longer be seen.

This occurred over about a 3-4 minute period. The descriptions strongly suggest the work of hoaxes trying to generate some interest during the World Wide Watch. (I was not keen to report this to the chat line or newsgroup. Why give them any satisfaction.)

Many of Melbourne's lower lying suburbs were covered by one of the thickest fogs I have ever seen for much of the night. (Visibility of approx. 100 meters) This probably prevented a lot more people from seeing these objects.

Regards, Tony Cook

VUFORS - Secretary  Webpage http://www.ozemail.com.au/~vufors

19.06.1999 Near Frankston 17.23hrs

(Source: 1800 Freecall Australian UFO Research Network Hotline Number)

Daniel reports that as he was leaving a friends home in Tower Hill Road, Frankston VIC

At about 18:30 and noticed a single  orange light moving slowly from the bay (West) toward Frankston. It travelled slowly towards Daniel (and other witnesses) in a "wave  motion" slight up and down movement. When it came to within "a suburb" from Daniel, it made a 90 degree  turn and sped off. No shape noticed, only the light. After this sighting, a video camera was used to capture a similar  object but white in colour. Daniel has yet to see the footage. Further details have been requested.

Tony Cook VUFORS - Secretary

June 18, 1999
LAJAMANU -- A huge object perhaps a meteorite exploded above the Northern Territory.  It 'boomed' like an atomic bomb and that earth tremors were felt afterwards at 9:30 PM.  'It was this incredible blue and white flashing light that lit up the whole town. 

16.06.99 Sale 1900hrs
(Source: THE UFO AUSTRALIAN BULLETIN, Victorian UFO Research Society December 1999)
A witness ET reported three spherical objects, a large white one and two smaller ones flying towards the horizon to the NE. The comments of the observer were, "This was an unexpected experience that I have not encountered before. It was a surprise and at first I thought it looked like a falling star, but the size and brightness of the light discounted this. It was beautiful. I did not mention it to anyone until someone mentioned it then realised it was on the same day and at the same time so I shared my sighting. My concern is that I wish to remain anonymous".

The last statement is the main reason more sightings are not being reported. However, witnesses can rest assured that VUFORS respects these concerns and if any witness becomes known, they make it public themselves. The information is what is needed to help solve "The Riddle of the Skies".

At approx. 17:30 on 08.06.1999 (dusk) many people reported seeing a very bright "shooting star" Reports were received from Melbourne and Geelong. Radio station 3AW received some calls regarding this and also spoke to a representative of the Astronomical Society.

Authorities have contacted VUFORS for further information on direction etc.

08.06.99 South Drouin
(Source: THE UFO AUSTRALIAN BULLETIN, Victorian UFO Research Society September 1999)
Wendy Wolfe, Gippsland Representative interviewed a dairy farmer who observed the object at South Drouin for four seconds. At that stage, static sparks were noted. Wendy Wolfe, VUFORS Gippsland Representative

08.06.99 Tyers, Glengarry Road 1730hrs
(Source: THE UFO AUSTRALIAN BULLETIN, Victorian UFO Research Society December 1999)
Witness, GM, observed an oblong object with a very bright white tail, flying east to west for about 4 or 5 seconds. Witness stated that it was moving too fast to get details.

08.06.99 near Colac
(Source: THE UFO AUSTRALIAN BULLETIN, Victorian UFO Research Society September 1999)
James Kennedy, Western District representative, submitted reports from Beach Forest, Gellibrand and Clifton Springs townships near Colac.

08.06.99 Bairnsdale & Paynesville
(Source: THE UFO AUSTRALIAN BULLETIN, Victorian UFO Research Society
September 1999)
Dan Haylock, South East District Rep. Forwarded two reports, one from an observer at Bairnsdale and another from nearby Paynesville who observed the object the object for three or four seconds.

28.04.99 Melbourne 1530hrs

Dr. D.Williamson.

"At first I thought this light was a plane. But as I watched it fly, it went in several directions. This light was disc shaped and suddenly disappeared as it accelerated into the distance. I had to report this as I have never seen anything like it before. I also have photographs." (Below)

23.04.1999. Black Rock, Victoria

Independent Report Jason Cowland AUFORC Victoria

Re Number 026

Caller reports a strange luminous disk shape object towards the direction of Mordialloc. The object was seen when the witness was out with the telescope. It was present for at least 45 minutes and moved back and forth across the sky in an erratic pattern. It appeared to have a flat top with flashing lights on both sides.

SUNSHINE
February 19, 1999

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17.01.1999 Location: St Albans Victoria

Independent Report Jason Cowland AUFORC Victoria

Re Number 025

On Sunday morning at 2.00am the witness saw a triangular pattern of lights heading West towards Sydenham area. The lights were high in the sky and also viewed through binoculars. The caller could not tell if the lights were all single or if they were a part of one object. Through binoculars the lights appeared to be flaming and were very high in the sky. The length of the sighting lasted about 5 minutes.

14.01.1999 location: Toorak, Victoria

Independent Report Jason Cowland AUFORC Victoria

Re number 024

A caller reported a strange light travelling across the sky at 11.00pm. The individual described the light as moving horizontal to the horizon. He could not give the elevation and only saw the light for about 6-7 seconds.

PORTSEA
January 2, 1999

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