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  Category 1, Distant Encounters 
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A Hynek Classification of Distant Encounter is usually an incident involving an object more than 500 feet from the witness. At night it is classified as a "nocturnal light" (NL) and during the day as a "daylight disc" (DD). The size of the object or the viewing conditions may render the object in greater detail but yet not qualify the sighting as a Close Encounter which is an object within 500'. 

Silver Sphere Maneuvers Over Base
Aug. 25, 1952
Holloman AFB, New Mexico

Brad Sparks:
Aug. 25, 1952; Holloman AFB, New Mexico (BBU 1979)
3:40 p.m. Civilian supervisor Fred Lee and foreman L. A. Aquilar saw a round silver object fly south, turn and fly north, make a 360-degree turn, fly away vertically. 3-5 mins. (Berliner)

Detailed reports and documents
reports/520825holloman_report.htm (Dan Wilson) 

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