[AZ-Observing] Re: Balloon putting on show at sunset

  • From: "Bernard Miller" <bgmiller011@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 2 Sep 2013 21:19:19 -0700

Okay. I knew it had to be something scientific. Too large and too high to be a 
balloon with passengers.

Bernard


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Subject: [AZ-Observing] Re: Balloon putting on show at sunset

not a weather balloon, too large. it's A Student payload balloon launched from 
eastern New Mexico by LSU.

I posted a link on one of the other replies


---- Bernard Miller <bgmiller011@xxxxxxx> wrote: 
> Hi,
> 
> My nephew called me. I couldn't figure out what it was until I got the 
> binoculars out and then it was clearly a balloon. It must have been a 
> weather balloon. It was too high to be a regular hot air balloon.
> 
> Bernard
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