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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'. 

Six Groups Of Luminous Objects
Sept. 14, 1952
El Paso, Texas

Brad Sparks:
Sept. 14, 1952; El Paso, Texas. (BBU 2092)
At 11:30 p.m., three civilians (1 engineer) observed six groups of luminous spherical or disc-shaped objects traveling in an arc to an inverted "Y" formation at an estimated speed of 4,000 mph at an estimated altitude of 10-12 miles. Maneuvers were erratic and included hovering and extremely high speed. Project Blue Book Evaluation: UNIDENTIFIED.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/520914elpaso_report.htm (Dan Wilson & Bill Schroeder)

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