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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 Egg-Shaped Objects Heading NE
Nov. 6, 1957
Greensboro, North Carolina

Dan Wilson:
Nov. 6, 1957; Greensboro, North Carolina (BB)
8:25 p.m. EST. Kenneth Bell observed two egg shaped objects that were an estimated 100 to 200 feet long, flying one in front of the other in a northeast direction.  First observed at about 90-degree elevation and seen last at about 15-degrees before they faded out. The objects held a continuous red glow with no tail, trail or exhaust, and no sound. The objects were in sight for 5 minutes. Ceiling: none. Visibility: excellent.

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