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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'. 

Large Flat Shiny Objects In Tight Formation
Sept. 17, 1952
Tucson, Arizona

Brad Sparks:
Sept. 17, 1952; Tucson, Ariz. (BBU 2105)
11:40 a.m. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Hollingsworth saw two groups of three large, flat, shiny objects fly in tight formations, the first group slow, the second faster. 2 mins. (Berliner)

Detailed reports and documents
reports/520917tucson_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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