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  Category 2, Close Encounters 
 
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A Hynek Classification of Close Encounter is usually an incident involving an object less than 500 feet from the witness.  The size of the object,  viewing conditions, or stereoscopic vision (depth perception)  may render the object in greater detail and still qualify the sighting as a Close Encounter even though the object may have been beyond 500'.  The incident depicted in the logo was encountered during an intense storm near Princeton, IN,  Aug. 1973.

Close Encounter With 4' Sphere
Sept. 22, 1965
Clover, Minnesota


Brad Sparks:
Sept. 22, 1965; Clover, Minn. (BBU)
(McDonald list)

Dan Wilson:
Sept. 22, 1965; Clover, Minn. (BBU)
1:50 p.m. CST. The observer saw a steel gray sphere approximately four in diameter that came out of the sky and landed about 75 yards away. The object then rose silently and steeply and disappeared into the clouds. The length of the observation was approximately 12 minutes.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/650922clover_report.htm (Dan Wilson)


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