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The Domsten Blobs sighting is a extraterrestrial sighting and attempted-abduction case that took place at about 3:00 AM on December 20, 1958. The two recorded witnesses were co-workers Stig Rydberg, 30 years old, and Hans Gustafsson, 24 years old.

In a clearing near the village of Domsten, they claimed to have fought for their lives. Their opponents were three or four gray shapeless beings, which landed in a discoid object. This event has become one of the most celebrated UFO cases both in and outside Sweden. (


The UFO's diameter was about 5 meters (about 16 feet); its height was about close to 1 meter (about 3 feet, 3 inches). It rested on three sorts of legs. The craft was self-illuminating, but the glare was neither blinding nor warming. In the center of the light, they thought that a darker core could be distinguished.

The creatures were small and gray; perhaps 1.3 meters tall (a little over four feet) and about 40 centimeters broad (1 foot and 31 inches). They seemed to lack extremities, shaped like loaves and moved very fast. (


  • A fight to the death broke out. When Rydberg struck one of the assailants, "his arm plunged into the creature to the elbow and the blow had no effect. The creatures had a respectable grasping ability and were able to dodge the lightning quick young men’s punches as if they were anticipating their thoughts. The creatures were ultimately scared away by a car horn.