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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'. 

Communications Chief Reports Full Moon-Sized Object
June 20, 1958
Fort Bragg, North Carolina


Brad Sparks:
June 20, 1958; Fort Bragg, North Carolina (BBU 5857)
11:05 p.m. Battalion Communication Chief SFC A. Parsley saw a silver, circular object, its lower portion seen through a green haze, hover, then oscillate slightly, then move at great speed. (Berliner)

Detailed reports and documents
reports/580620ftbragg_report.htm (Dan Wilson & Bill Schroeder)




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