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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'. 

Thick Disc Hovers And Rocks
July 27 or 29th, 1957
Longmont, Colorado


Brad Sparks:
July 27 or 29, 1957; Longmont, Colo. (BBU 4841)
Early morning. J. L. Silvery saw a thick disc, ice blue, with a top like honeycomb (interconnected hexagons), hover and rock below the hill tops.  Middle band was scalloped, bottom had four kidney-shaped forms. (Berliner) 10 mins.

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