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Did we ever find out what the not-a-missile was?
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Yep must be a weather balloon.
Last edited by msgt/ret; December 8th, 2010 at 08:47 PM.
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The Georgia one is no question a contrail.
"Just blame Sixto"
Somebodys frickin meth lab probably exploded... That would be Dekalb for ya.
Not saying this is what it is. But if you have ever seen a "fireball" it will make you scratch your head. Basically, it's a long, slow burning meteor that tracks across the sky. I saw one about 4am in mid December. It was so quite I could actually hear a noise like eggs frying. When I looked up I watched it for several seconds across the sky. It went far enough for me to move my head tracking it. I would likely not believe it if I had not seen it myself.
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