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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'. 

Three Silver Cigars Moving Side By Side
July 6, 1965
Fossil, Oregon

Dan Wilson:
July 6, 1965; Fossil, Oregon (BB)
At 9:00 a.m. PST, Mr. Wehrle and a boy age 8 observed three silver cigar shaped objects side by side moving to the SW at a slow speed. The objects were estimated to be 60 feet long and 12 feet in depth. The objects were in sight for approximately two minutes when they disappeared suddenly. On the Record Card under 10. CONCLUSION, it says UNIDENTIFIED, which has been crossed out. The preparing officer wrote, "It is my belief, Mr Wehrle and the boy did observe a UFO".

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reports/650706fossil_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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