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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'. 

Five Green Spheres In V-Frmation
Jan. 28, 1953
Corona, California

Brad Sparks:
Jan. 28, 1953. Corona, Calif. (BBU 2364)
6:05 p.m. USAF T/Sgt. George Beyer saw five 25 ft green spheres fly in V-formation, then change to trail formation at which time the end objects turned red. (Berliner)

Dan Wilson:
This case ground/visual was evaluated as UNIDENTIFIED by Project Blue Book and may tie into the pilot sighting and jet chase at El Toro Marine Air Base and Long Beach a few hours later.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/530128corona_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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