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URECAT - UFO Related Entities Catalog

URECAT is a formal catalog of UFO related entities sightings reports with the goal of providing quality information for accurate studies of the topic. Additional information, corrections and reviews are welcome at patrick.gross@inbox.com, please state if you wish to be credited for your contribution or not. The main page of the URECAT catalog is here.


Brief summary of the event and follow-up:

The Australian Centre for UFO Studies reportedly recorded that on May 17, 1978, in Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia, there was a sighting of a craft and its occupant or occupants, by a 56-year-old male witness named Freitag, in a yard, and that the case was explained as psychological.

Basic information table:

Case number: URECAT-001160
Date of event: May 17, 1978
Earliest report of event: 2000?
Delay of report: Day, decades?
Witness reported via: Not known.
First alleged record by: Ufology group ACUFOS.
First certain record by: Ufology catalogue UFODNA.
First alleged record type: Ufology group.
First certain record type: Ufology catalogue.
This file created on: November 15, 2009
This file last updated on: November 15, 2009
Country of event: Australia
State/Department: New South Wales
Type of location: Yard
Lighting conditions: Not reported.
UFO observed: Yes
UFO arrival observed: Not reported.
UFO departure observed: Not reported.
UFO/Entity Relation: Uncertain
Witnesses numbers: 1
Witnesses ages: 56
Witnesses types: Not reported. Male.
Photograph(s): No.
Witnesses drawing: No.
Witnesses-approved drawing: No.
Number of entities: Not reported.
Type of entities: Not reported.
Entities height: Not reported.
Entities outfit type: Not reported.
Entities outfit color: Not reported.
Entities skin color: Not reported.
Entities body: Not reported.
Entities head: Not reported.
Entities eyes: Not reported.
Entities mouth: Not reported.
Entities nose: Not reported.
Entities feet: Not reported.
Entities arms: Not reported.
Entities fingers: Not reported.
Entities fingers number: Not reported.
Entities hair: Not reported.
Entities voice: None heard.
Entities actions: Not reported.
Entities/witness interactions: Not reported.
Witness(es) reactions: Observed.
Witness(es) feelings: Not reported.
Witness(es) interpretation: Not reported.
Explanation category: Psychological. Insufficient data.
Explanation certainty: High.


[Ref. ud1:] "UFODNA" WEBSITE:

The website indicates that on May 17, 1978, in Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia, there was a close encounter with a craft and its occupants: "An unidentified object at close range and its occupants were observed by one male 56-year-old witness in a yard (Freitag). Explanation: Psych."

The source is indicated as ACUFOS, Australian Centre for UFO Studies.

Points to consider:

No comment would be relevant, with so few details.

List of issues:

Id: Topic: Severity: Date noted: Raised by: Noted by: Description: Proposal: Status:
1 Data Severe November 15, 2009 Patrick Gross Patrick Gross Primary source not available and insiufficiently referenced. Help needed. Opened.
2 Ufology Severe November 15, 2009 Patrick Gross Patrick Gross No other version found. Help needed. Opened.
3 Ufology Severe November 15, 2009 Patrick Gross Patrick Gross Totally insufficient data. Help needed. Opened.


Psychological. Insufficient data.

Sources references:

* = Source I checked.
? = Source I am told about but could not check yet. Help appreciated.

Document history:


Main Author: Patrick Gross
Contributors: None
Reviewers: None
Editor: Patrick Gross

Changes history

Version: Created/Changed By: Date: Change Description:
0.1 Patrick Gross November 15, 2009 Creation, [ud1].
1.0 Patrick Gross November 15, 2009 First published.

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