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Re: JPL's Mars UFO - Ledger

From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2004 14:12:21 -0400
Fwd Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2004 13:43:29 -0500
Subject: Re: JPL's Mars UFO - Ledger

>From: Aaron LeClair <force.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2004 23:32:54 -0500
>Subject: Re: JPL's Mars UFO

>>From: Tim Shell <tshell.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2004 09:34:05 -0600
>>Subject: Re: JPL's Mars UFO

>>>From: Nick Balaskas <Nikolaos.nul>
>>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>
>>>Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2004 14:54:23 -0500 (Eastern Standard Time)
>>>Subject: Re: JPL's Mars UFO

>>>Today's BBC news story on JPL's Mars UFO that was written by
>>>Dr. David Whitehouse agrees with us that this unexplainable
>>>streak in the Martian sky is a "UFO" (their term)!


>>Couple of things.

>>No, it doesn't look like a meteor streak, because it doesn't
>>have that typical tapering you see on almost all meteor photos.
>>Unless the meteor is going r-e-a-l s-l-o-w. It's also oddly

>>Of course, you might expect some change in apparent brightness
>>as it goes across the sky in a thicker atmosphere, like on
>>Earth. But with such a thin atmosphere on Mars, the light trace
>>would probably be a lot more regular. That might count against
>>it being something high in orbit, like a moon (although if it's
>>a rotating satellite the brightness could possibly change).

>>Third, doesn't it look a little bit like that UFO Tim Edwards
>>filmed in Colorado a few years back? I'm not sayin' anything,
>>I'm just sayin'...

>Just had a look at a blow up of the picture, and that photo
>does look like Tim Edwards UFO. Not sure if it was doctored or

>Later I might try and get some images and blow them up to
>see if I get the same thing.

Looks like a capsule-shaped - that's a bit odd - object followed
by a corkscrew type shockwave. Bolide perhaps at a very low

Don Ledger

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