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  Category 2, Close Encounters 
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A Hynek Classification of Close Encounter is usually an incident involving an object less than 500 feet from the witness.  The size of the object,  viewing conditions, or stereoscopic vision (depth perception)  may render the object in greater detail and still qualify the sighting as a Close Encounter even though the object may have been beyond 500'.  The incident depicted in the logo was encountered during an intense storm near Princeton, IN,  Aug. 1973.

Two Lights Illuminate Car At 30-50' Altitude
September 25, 1965
Rodeo, New Mexico

Dan Wilson:
Sept. 25, 1965; Rodeo, New Mexico (BBU 9971)
10 p.m. Dr. George Walton, physical chemist, and wife, saw 2 round white objects fly side-by-side, at 30-50 ft altitude, pacing the witnesses' car. (Berliner)

Dan Wilson:
Sept. 25, 1965; Rodeo. New Mexico (BBU 9971)
10:00 p.m. (Approx.) Dr. George Walton and his wife in an automobile traveling north on US Highway 80 observed two round white objects side by side. The objects first appeared near the base of a mountain moving westward on an intersecting course with the auto. The objects had the the apparent size of a dime held at arm's length. As they sped along in the auto the lights continued to come toward them. When the lights came close to the car they lit up the interior of the car. This had now been going on for about 3 minutes. The lights were now drifting over them and brilliantly illuminating the immediate region. After about a minute the lights fell back and separated, one light going off to the northeast and the other moving off to the southeast. No sound was heard by the observers with car windows open. 

Detailed reports and documents
reports/650925rodeo_report.htm (Dan Wilson)

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