UFO Sightings around the world
This data includes >80,000 recorded UFO "sightings" around the world, including the UFO shape, lat/long and state/country of where the sighting occurred, duration of the "event" and the data_time when it occurred.
H/t to Georgios Karamanis for sharing the data as an issue on Github. If you want to submit a dataset of your own interest, please do so as an Issue on our GitHub! If you do submit a dataset, please drop a link and some context as an issue. Thanks!
Get the data!
ufo_sightings <- readr::read_csv("https://raw.githubusercontent.com/rfordatascience/tidytuesday/master/data/2019/2019-06-25/ufo_sightings.csv")
|date_time||datetime (mdy h:m)||Date time sighting occurred|
|city_area||character||City or area of sighting|
|state||character||state/region of sighting|
|country||character||Country of sighting|
|encounter_length||double||Encounter length in seconds|
|described_encounter_length||character||Encounter length as described (eg 1 hour, etc|
|description||character||Description of encounter|