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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'. 

Mothership Witnessed By Transport Crew
May or June 1945

Jan Aldrich:
May or June, 1945; Okinawa
Daylight. The crew of a Marine transport witnessed a cylindrical object with three smaller dics which appeared to enter the larger object, then took off with tremendous acceleration. (Letter to NICAP. Hall I, page 30, D.M. Hall 1999, page 22)

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