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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.

Large Object With Bubble On Top
December 6, 1950
Fort Myers, Florida

Brad Sparks::
Dec. 6, 1950; Ft. Myers, Florida (BBU 848)
5 p.m. Former aircraft purchasing agent Harry Lamp and four boys, using 10x binoculars saw a 75 ft object, 3-4 ft thick, bubble on top, silver with a red rim having two white and two orange jets along it and a center that revolved when the object hovered. Object flew away at very high speed. (Berliner)

Detailed reports and documents
reports/501206ftmyers_report.htm (Dan Wilson, Fran Ridge & Barry Greenwood)
docs/1950_12_06_US_FL_Ft.%20Myers_clip.pdf (Barry Greenwood)

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