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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.

200' "Oyster" Paces Car
June 29, 1967
Scotch Plains, New Jersey

Brad Sparks:
June 29, 1967; Scotch Plains, NJ (BBU 11831)
1:30 a.m. Truck driver Damon Brown saw an oyster-shaped object 200 ft wide 25-30 ft thick with a huge red light at each end, one light on the bottom, and a row of blue lights along the bottom, which circled an aircraft, hovered, moved rapidly, then followed the witness' car for about 500 ft, veered S and departed at great speed. (Berliner)

Detailed reports and documents
reports/670629scotchplains_report.htm (Dan Wilson & Bill Schroeder)

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