RADCAT Case Directory
  Category 9, RADAR  


RADCAT is a revitalized special project now being conducted jointly by NICAP & Project 1947 with the help and cooperation of the original compiler of RADCAT, Martin Shough, to create a comprehensive listing of radar cases with detailed documentation from all previous catalogues, including UFOCAT and original RADCAT.

White Object Seen / Tracked On Radar For Hours
May 24, 1962
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Brad Sparks:
May 24, 1962; Albuquerque, New Mexico (BBU)
(McDonald list)

Dan Wilson:

May 24, 1962; Albuquerque, New Mexico
At 5:22 p.m. local time, an object the size of Venus was observed by ground and airborne witnesses. The object was also observed on air route traffic surveillance radar. The object was round, white during the day, pink at sunset and dark at night. It was mostly stationary but had slight northeast movement during the day then returned to original position. The object was observed 20 to 30 degrees above horizon at Albuquerque. At Las Vegas, New Mexico the object was observed directly overhead. At Sante Fe, ARTCC personnel watched the object with binoculars.  The object was also observed from a KC-135 tanker aircraft piloted by Capt. A. A. Picinich, heading and speed unknown. Page 2, part B, number 5 states presumed to have been in position at dawn 24 May 1952. Number 6. states over 9 hours. (Dan Wilson)

Detailed reports and documents
reports/620524albuquerque_rep.htm (Dan Wilson)

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