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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'. 

Plate-Shaped Object Moves Into Cloud Bank
July 8, 1948
McKeesport, Penna.

Brad Sparks:
July 8, 1948; McKeesport, Penna. (BBU)
Veway and Geltz. (McDonald list; FUFOR Index)

Dan Wilson:
July 8, 1948; McKeesport Pennsylvania (BBU)
Morning. Mrs. Nell Veway and Mrs. Elizabeth Geltz  observed a round silver plate-shaped object moving noiselessly overhead. It disappeared into a cloud bank but reappeared on the far side. They followed the disc until it was out of sight.

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