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Old 18 November 2012, 11:11   #31
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Internal reflections in your bino's perhaps?
No,defiantly not internal reflections.Have seen the ISS and Shuttle numinous times with them (Celestron 15x70)always perfect. Whatever they where,i had a good minute and a half to track them across the sky.By the time the Shuttle showed up on this side of the Atlantic she was closing in on 5 miles per second
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Old 18 November 2012, 12:16   #32
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Ive was looking at the ISS as it flew over. and noticed something following it.
turns out it was a re-supply ship
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Old 18 November 2012, 13:24   #33
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I saw a Shuttle travel over Ireland at night just after launch. As it passed there were other lights moving in a similar direction. These were the booster rockets falling away and below. There were other bits of debris burning up around her too - quite a sight!
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Old 18 November 2012, 16:35   #34
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I saw a Shuttle travel over Ireland at night just after launch. As it passed there were other lights moving in a similar direction. These were the booster rockets falling away and below. There were other bits of debris burning up around her too - quite a sight!
Yes,i would say you are spot on,heck of a lot of debris,really was some sight.
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A shuttle launch was one of the things I'd really wished to see in my lifetime before the whole thing ended that and fly on concorde

I'd better get some of this shit done before anything else gets lost for good
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yep me to. missed a launch when i took the kids to disney as it was postponed!. and would have loved to take a trip on concorde. benn on the one at duxford. but nothing like being on the one in flight.
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Not personally but my mother did many years ago, large craft hovering with rotating lights, her friend who lived about 8 miles away saw a large 100M+ diametre silver sphere hovering, and my mate on a quiet road in wiltshire saw the typical shaped flying suacer fly over the road in front of him. I have no reason to disbelieve any of them.
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A shuttle launch was one of the things I'd really wished to see in my lifetime before the whole thing ended that and fly on concorde

I'd better get some of this shit done before anything else gets lost for good
Perhaps there should be a "What's on your Bucket List" thread to go with the "Christmas List" one.
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I saw a Shuttle travel over Ireland at night just after launch. As it passed there were other lights moving in a similar direction. These were the booster rockets falling away and below. There were other bits of debris burning up around her too - quite a sight!
In the 70's I remember Me and Dad going in to the garden and seeing an Apollo rocket ascending. Just a spec, but amazing to see something so far away and something I will always remember.
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what does everyone think about starting a new thread on ghost sightings? i bet we could get a longer page count than the april round anglesey cruise!
Good idea Fester, you can tell us about your family funeral business and any goings on at the chapel of rest......Booooo!!

Well it is quiet on here tonight
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