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Sighting Reports 2000

Several Cylindrical Objects Seen
- Millennium Celebration - Washington, DC

Sketch of One of the Cylinders by the Witness.
Sketch of One of the Cylinders by the Witness.

Date of Sighting: January 1, 2000
Time of Sighting: 1:15 AM EST
Location of Sighting: Washington, D.C.
Latitude: 38.9 Degrees North
Longitude: 77.05 Degrees West

Description: I believe I reported this before, but did not see it on your site. Shortly after the event many people made online reports, but they all disappeared almost as quickly as they were posted. I was one of thousands of people who could have seen the same objects I did and I have found one other witness so far. I and a friend were just outside the Foggy Bottom Metro station entrance in Washington DC, around 1:15 AM, January 1, 2000, heading home after the "America's Millennium" celebration on the National Mall. I saw something move very quickly across the sky, which made me look up. Then I saw several more of these objects (now I was actually looking AT them), somewhere between 6 and 9 total, moving in a WNW to ESE trajectory at high speed with no sound that I could hear. (I was in a very noisy crowd at the time.) They all appeared identical, except the first two I saw were so close together that I thought at first that that was one oddly-shaped object, but then I saw some that were more spread out and another couple that were very close together again. They were cylinder shaped (not cigar shaped) and had very odd looking orange or amber glow in a pattern like mortar between bricks. I have tried to find witnesses and am now starting to increase my effort. I found one over 2 years ago. He and his wife were down there at that time, but slightly ahead of me, maybe 10 minutes or so. He says they saw even more objects, including some very small triangular craft that appeared to be performing "stunts." He says that 2 helicopters approached the area, and they scattered at blinding speed, only to return just as rapidly. I think these little triangles probably came out of the larger cylinders. When I saw Travis Walton's presentation a year ago, he had a drawing of the inside of a craft that looks exactly like the outside of the ones I saw, and I told him so. I have not seen anything like this since. All "sightings" since then have been "questionable" or "explainable". This one I have NO explanation for. Personally I think they were piloted by ETs, but I could be wrong.

Read witness presentation of his sighting (PDF - 1.1 Megabytes)

Note: The witness has produced a lengthy presentation regarding his sighting. The illustrations are very artistic. I have no explanation for what was seen based on his report. Anyone who was at this celebration and saw these objects is urged to file a report.