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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'. 

Two White Lights Flying Abreast
Sept. 16, 1952
Warner-Robbins AFB, Georgia

Brad Sparks:
Sept. 16, 1952; Warner-Robbins AFB, Georgia (BBU 2100)
7:30 p.m. Three USAF officers and two civilians saw (two) white lights fly abreast at 100 mph. 15 mins. (Berliner) Project Blue Book evaluation: UNIDENTIFIED.

Fran Ridge:
Although this case is listed as a distant encounter rather than sighting from an aircraft, two officers in an aircraft preparing for landing saw the objects at a glance. The details of the incident come from the other three witnesses on the ground, all of which saw the two UFOs off to the NW heading SE-NW.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/520916warnerrobbins_report.htm (Dan Wilson & Bill Schroeder)

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