For Roy Mars, outer space isn’t just in his name anymore.
On the night of Nov. 3, Mars, a Carrboro resident, was watching a movie when he went outside to urinate in his compost pile just before 9 p.m.
Mars said he looked up at the sky toward the constellation Cassiopeia.
HOW TO REPORT A UFO:
- UFO sightings can be reported directly to the National UFO Reporting Center.
- To report sightings seen within the past week, call the center’s hotline number: 206-722-3000
- Other sightings can be reported by filling out the UFO On-line Report Form. Reports must include the date, time, location, duration of sighting, a full sighting description, and a summary sighting description. Characteristics taken into consideration include: the possibility of a UFO abduction case, if there was an aura around the object, if the object landed, or if the object changed color.
- Graphics, drawings, maps, or videos can be mailed or e-mailed to the center.
- Witnesses must also include their contact information.
A few degrees to the left, he saw what he thought was a falling star — but now he thinks it was actually a UFO.
Looking due north, Mars said he watched the streak go over his head and continue south past the treeline.