Category 1 - Distant Encounters
Daylight Discs and Nocturnal Lights

NICAP Sighting Information Database - Sightings listed as Category 1

There have been millions of sightings in this category with over 100,000 listed in UFOCAT.  This page is under construction and contains only a few, but important, incidents.

Incidents involving Close Encounters (Cat 2),  E-M (Cat 3),  Animal Effects (Cat 4),   Medical Effects (Cat5),  Trace Cases (Cat 6),  Entities (Cat 7),  Photographs (Cat 8),  Radar (Cat 9),  Radiation (Cat 10),  or Sightings From Aircraft (Cat 11), are listed on their appropriate pages at  Evidence By Categories. If you find an important case that is NOT listed, please email me at:

Francis Ridge 
NICAP Site Coordinator  & Archivist

Other Information
Category/Group 1 - A Regional UFO Bibliography - Francis Ridge
NUFORC - National UFO Reporting Center - Peter Davenport

Project1947 - UFO Internet Group - Jan Aldrich

Project 1947 UFO Sightings - (1909-1954) - Jan Aldrich

Chronological Catalog of Interesting UFO Sightings - Mark Cashman

Evidence By Categories
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