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  Category 1, Distant Encounters 
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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'. 

Five Groups Of Objects Observed
September 8, 1947
Salt Lake City, Utah

Brad Sparks:
September 8, 1947; Salt Lake City, Utah (BBU)
10:30 or 11 p.m Anderson and Hall saw 5 groups of a total of 12 [?] white or yellowish objects traveling at high speed to the N at 2,000-3,000 ft height, faster than birds, size of pigeons [?] (Battelle/BBSR14 ?; Mary Castner/CUFOS; FUFOR Index)

Detailed reports and documents
docs/470908saltlake_FBIdocs.pdf (Lara Elliott)
docs/MAXW-PBB3-119-129.pdf (Dan Wilson & Fran ridge)

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