August 16, 1976
Location: Walvish Bay, Namibia
people witnessed a strange object over the wilderness
in Walvish Bay, Namibia, Africa. This same object was
also seen one month earlier. It was described as having
a top (with a round ball underneath) that shone brilliantly.
Two light extensions were also shining and shot off something
which looked like sparks.
Illustration of object seen by several witnesses in Namibia.
Namib Times (Namibia, Africa), Aug. 17, 1976
strange phenomena (illustrated above) was observed yesterday
(Aug 16th) morning at approximately 6:30 a.m. in the sky
over the wilderness in Walvish Bay. Several people notified
the Namib Times about the appearance of this strange phenomena,
which disappeared around 7:30 a.m. in the sky. No one
can say for certain what it was.
same object, or one like it, about a month ago, had the
fishermen at sea guessing about it. One of our readers,
Mr. Dieter Krauer clearly observed the top, (with a round
ball underneath) shining brilliantly. The two light extensions
were also shining and shot off something which looked
Krauer also said that he took some photographs of the
strange phenomena, but he believes the distance was too
other people, among whom were two non-whites, also described
the phenomena as in the sketch above of the Namib Times.
people referred to the phenomena as a 'Space Monster'
and said that with the rising of the sun, the 'Monster'
faded and later disappeared completely.