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Spherical-shaped UFO reported hovering over Oregon town

An Oregon witness at Sisters reported watching a “silver object” hovering over a nearby tree line before shooting off erratically to the east, according to testimony in Case 65105 in the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witness reporting database.

The witness was driving northwest along Highway 20 near Sisters just before the Black Butte Ranch when the object was first seen about 8:30 a.m. on April 30, 2015.

“I dipped my head down slightly to get a better look at the butte and then I noticed a silver spherical object hovering somewhere above the height of the tree line ahead of me and before the butte,” the witness stated.

The UFO sighting was very short.

The object was seen hovering for just a few seconds before it quickly moved away. Pictured: Sisters, OR. (Credit: Google)
The object was seen hovering for just a few seconds before it quickly moved away. Pictured: Sisters, OR. (Credit: Google)

“It only remained there a brief moment before shooting eastward over the tree line with a slightly erratic path. The entire sighting only lasted two or three seconds, but it was during daylight, and the object was well lit by sunlight and close enough that I could see any details that would identify it as a regular craft such as a helicopter.”

But the object did not look like anything that the witness could identify.

“Instead it looked like a silvery spherical object that appeared fuzzy as though it had heat ripples around it.”

The witness is sure that it was not anything that could be identified.

“It was far enough away that if it had been a balloon, it should have been much smaller and not hovered/accelerated like it did.”

Sisters, OR, is about 22 miles northwest of Bend. (Credit: Google)
Sisters, OR, is about 22 miles northwest of Bend. (Credit: Google)

Sisters is a city in Deschutes County, Oregon, population 2,038.

Oregon is currently a UFO Alert Level 3 – with 2.56 sightings per million population based on MUFON February 2015 statistics. Oregon received a total of 10 UFO reports in March.

The UFO Alert Rating System is based on five levels – 1 through 5 – where states with 4.01 or higher reports per million residents are rated an Alert 1; 3.01 – 4.0 reports are an Alert 2; 2.51 – 3.0 are an Alert 3; 2.01 – 2.5 are an Alert 4; and those states with 2.0 or lower are rated an Alert 5.

Please remember that most UFO sighting can be explained as something natural or man-made. The above quotes were edited for clarity. Please report UFO activity to MUFON.com.

Roger Marsh

Roger Marsh is a UFO writer and content developer. He is Director of Communications for the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) where he manages media contact, rights and permissions, and content development for television, film, documentary, radio, print and stage. Roger is a MUFON case researcher for History channel’s “Hangar 1: The UFO Files.” He is editor of the monthly international MUFON UFO Journal, executive producer of the weekly “MUFON UFO Traffic Report” radio show; serves as the MUFON webmaster; reporter for the daily “UFO Traffic Report” in web and audio formats; and publisher of the “MUFON Books” imprint. He is the author of Sacred Dialogue, editor of Silent Invasion, and co-editor of Ron Paul Speaks. Roger was featured in the 2015 season premiere episode of Destination America's "Monsters & Mysteries in America." Roger and his wife, Joyce, live in Scottdale, Pennsylvania, restoring a 1910 Pennsylvania four-square.

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  1. hi, unless someone has some sort of pics then the whole thing could be made up. the observer has to produce pictures or the whole idea could be completely made up. lets see some more pictures. this site is great but most of your sightings are people saying what they remember three or four years ago. send me some real pictures of alien craft or the aliens them self.

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