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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'. 

Cigar-Shaped Object Observed
March 28, 1957
Reseda, California

Dan Wilson:
March 28, 1957; Reseda, California (BB)
10:35 p.m. A cigar-shaped object, golden in color, was observed at approximately 60 degrees above the horizon to the west of Reseda, California. The object had an elliptical glow surrounding the cigar-shaped core which was approximately five time brighter than the outer light. The object was observed for approximately 3 to 5 minutes.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/570328reseda_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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