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Re: Berwyns Mountains Cover-Up Continues

From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
Date: Sat, 14 Aug 2010 18:25:05 +0100
Archived: Sun, 15 Aug 2010 08:25:04 -0400
Subject: Re: Berwyns Mountains Cover-Up Continues


>From: Martin Shough <parcellular.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Sat, 14 Aug 2010 16:26:34 +0100
>Subject: Re: Berwyns Mountains Cover-Up Continues

>>From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul>
>>Date: Sat, 14 Aug 2010 03:12:55 +0100
>>Subject: Berwyns Mountains Cover-Up Continues

><snip>

>>a) _Two_ separate and differently traveling "meteors" decided to
>>meet over N Wales, one moving N-S, the other moving E-W;
>>trackedby amateur astronomers (members of meteor `swarms' travel
>>on parallel tracks so this event is _very_ unlikely);

>Let me make it clear that I know next to nothing about this case
>and have no particular view on it, so I don't know whether this
>is relevant or not. But, whilst it is true that rwo members of
>the same meteor shower are travelling parallel through space it
>is not true that their visible trails will appear parallel on
>the sky to an observer. They will appear to emanate from a
>common radiant. So if (for example) the radiant is in the NE sky
>it is quite possible for one meteor to appear to travel E-W
>across the northern sky and another to travel N-S across the
>eastern sky.

Hello Martin,

Your wording is ambiguous. We all know that sunbeams emerging
from a break in clouds will _appear_ fan-shaped, when they are
in fact parallel.

Identically, a meteor shower will _appear_ to fan out as they
appraoch an observer, but that is the same optical illusion -
they are in fact travelling (roughly) parallel.

Therefore it is extremely unlikely that two members of a meteor
shower could end up travelling mutually at right angles. And for
those two paths to be able to converge and intersect (above a
simultaneous eathquake and UFO sighting) is astronomically,
ballistically, geometrically and statistically beyond belief.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ballistics


Cheers

Ray D



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