Thanks Brian, I do not think it was a cirrus cloud as it seemed lower and just one. It was pretty ragged like a smoke trail, but much wider than contrails. It caught my attention as up to that point it was clear with no sign of any clouds over Phoenix. Jeff At 11:26 -0700 9/23/05, Brian Skiff wrote: >>> ...night/early this morning. At about 12:30 AM I noticed a large strung >>> out cloud passing over Phoenix. I would swear that it was the exhaust >>> from the rocket launch. There were no other clouds around that I >>> could see. > > There was thin cirrus pretty much all night, before the clouds >really became thick circa 2am, so you'd have to consider those (or just >an old contrail) as a source. > >\Brian >-- >See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please >send personal replies to the author, not the list. -- Jeff Hopkins HPO SOFT http://www.hposoft.com/Astro/astro.html Hopkins Phoenix Observatory 7812 West Clayton Drive Phoenix, Arizona 85033-2439 U.S.A. www.hposoft.com -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.