From: Ron Jorgenson <rjorgens.nul> Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2010 13:28:41 -0700 Archived: Sat, 23 Oct 2010 05:57:27 -0400 Subject: Re: Balloons? I Think No >From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul> >To: <post.nul> >Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2010 17:32:46 +0000 >Subject: Re: Balloons? I Think Not >>>Both of them descending in the east in the same part of the sky. >>>Naturally, I thought it was space junk entering the lower >>>atmosphere and burning up. Silly me. I didn't think it was UFOs >>>trying to make contact. >>>Was I wrong? >>I dunno, did someone carpet bomb explain your sightings as >>balloons? >I would guess that most people do not sit out at night staring >at the skies, therefore, everything seems new and strange when >something finally catches their eye. >It was space junk burning up because iridium flares are very >distinctive. That the trajectory was from height to the ground, >in the same area of the sky, both nights, I am going to stick >with manmade object burning up. I believe that "Iridium flares" are attributed to the Iridium satellites increasing in brightness when the sun reflects off of them and the Observer is in the right position to see them. This is not re-entering "space junk". Get on the web and you can find out when you can see them from your location. Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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