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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'. 

Bright Light Hovers Moves
November 19, 1954
Corvallis, Oregon

Brad Sparks:
Nov. 19, 1954; Corvallis, Oregon (BBU 3331)
4:15 p.m. P. J. Gunn, assistant professor of art at Oregon State University and ex-USN aviation cadet, saw a bright white light hover 8.5-9 mins, then cross 20 of sky in 3-3.5 mins. (Berliner)

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