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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.

40' Object Causes Van To Hit Ditch
Nov. 5, 1975
Redwater, Alta, Canada

Don Ledger:
Nov. 5, 1975; Redwater, Alta, Canada
12:30 AM. Large black object appeared to be revolving slowly and the observer had to drive his van into a ditch to avoid hitting it. When observer got out of his van he heard a rushing sound and saw the object disappear. Described as approximately 40 feet long and in the shape of a circle and was revolving in a circular motion. 3 minute duration. (RCMP)

Detailed reports and documents
docs/751105redwater.pdf (Don Ledger)

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