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

  • From: <saguaroastro@xxxxxxx>
  • To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2013 1:04:17 -0400

It reached about 112,400 feet.


---- Bernard Miller <bgmiller011@xxxxxxx> wrote: 
> 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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> 
> 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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