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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.

JANUARY 4, 1978, WROSE, WEST YORKSHIRE, U-K., SOMEONE:

Brief summary of the event and follow-up:

Ufologist Nigel Watson reportedly told in a 1990 book that on January 4, 1978, at night, in Wrose, West Yorkshire, U-K., someone was lying in bed when a short silvery transparent figure suddenly appeared hovering above the bed.

It is descreibed as human-like, wearing a monk-like robe, and with some short wing-like protrusions and a bright halo-type light around its head. It suddenly vanished in plain sight.

Basic information table:

Case number: URECAT-000855
Date of event: January 4, 1978
Earliest report of event: 1990
Delay of report: 12 years?
Witness reported via: Not known.
First alleged record by: Ufology book Nigel Watson.
First certain record by: Ufology catalogue Rosales.
First alleged record type: Ufology book.
First certain record type: Ufology catalogue.
This file created on: September 16, 2008
This file last updated on: September 16, 2008
Country of event: U-K.
State/Department: West Yorkshire
Type of location: In bed.
Lighting conditions: Night
UFO observed: No
UFO arrival observed: No
UFO departure observed: No
UFO/Entity Relation: None
Witnesses numbers: 1
Witnesses ages: Not reported.
Witnesses types: Not reported.
Photograph(s): No.
Witnesses drawing: No.
Witnesses-approved drawing: No.
Number of entities: 1
Type of entities: Humanoid
Entities height: Small
Entities outfit type: Monk-like dress.
Entities outfit color: Uncertain, silver.
Entities skin color: Uncertain, silver.
Entities body: Not reported. With wing-like protrusions.
Entities head: Not reported. With halo.
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: Hovered above bed, vanished on the spot.
Entities/witness interactions: None.
Witness(es) reactions: Observed.
Witness(es) feelings: Not reported.
Witness(es) interpretation: Not reported.
Explanation category: Probable hypnagogic hallucination.
Explanation certainty: High.

Narratives:

[Ref. ar1:] ALBERT ROSALES:

Albert Rosales indicates in his catalogue that in Wrose, England, on January 4, 1978, at night, the witness was lying in bed when a short silvery transparent figure suddenly appeared hovering above the bed. It seemed human like and was wearing a monk like robe. It also appeared to have some short wing like protrusions and a bright halo type light around its head. It suddenly vanished in plain sight.

Albert Rosales indicates that the source is "Nigel Watson, Portraits of Alien Encounters."

[Ref. dj1:] DONALD JOHNSON:

Donald Johnson indicates that on January 4, 1978, the witness was lying in his bed in Wrose, England on this night when a short silvery transparent figure suddenly appeared hovering above the bed. It seemed human like and was wearing a monk like robe. It also appeared to have some short wing like protrusions and a bright halo type light around its head. It vanished in plain sight.

The source is indicated as Albert S. Rosales, Humanoid Contact Database 1978, case 1790, citing Nigel Watson, Portraits of Alien Encounters.

[Ref. ud1:] "UFODNA" WEBSITE:

The website provides the summary by Albert Rosales as in [ar1], indicated as source.

Points to consider:

There is no UFO, and the being seems more like some sort of religious figure, an angel, than a being from another planet: a monk-like robe, silver, small winglets, a halo around the head. Unfortunately we are not told what the witness thought the being was.

The experience likely occurred when the person was asleep. Although the information is insufficient, of unknown origin and with a witness whose age is not even indicated, this is obviously one of the numerous hypnagogic hallucination experiences changed into a "humanoid encounter" for no valid reason.

I provide a few references among dozens about the topic of hypnagogic hallucination and sleep paralysis:

List of issues:

Id: Topic: Severity: Date noted: Raised by: Noted by: Description: Proposal: Status:
1 Data Severe September 16, 2008 Patrick Gross Patrick Gross Primary source not available. Help needed. Opened.
2 Ufology Severe September 16, 2008 Patrick Gross Patrick Gross No sign of investigation. Help needed. Opened.
3 Ufology Severe September 16, 2008 Patrick Gross Patrick Gross No indication that an hypnagogic hallucination was even considered. Help needed. Opened.
4 Ufology Severe September 16, 2008 Patrick Gross Patrick Gross Nature of story unknown: anonymous letter, rumor, newspaper...? Help needed. Opened.
5 Ufology Severe September 16, 2008 Patrick Gross Patrick Gross No witness name, no witness age. Help needed. Opened.

Evaluation:

Probable hypnagogic hallucination.

Sources references:

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

Document history:

Authoring

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

Changes history

Version: Created/Changed By: Date: Change Description:
0.1 Patrick Gross September 16, 2008 Creation, [ar1], [dj1], [ud1].
1.0 Patrick Gross September 16, 2008 First published.

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