on 6/18/02 9:42 AM, Thomas Hofts at thofts_at_mac.com wrote:
> on 6/18/02 8:03 AM, Eric L. Strobel at fyzycyst_at_comcast.net wrote:
>>>> btw, how fast is the Aurora b.? Mach 7?
>>> What's the Aurora -- never heard of it? ;-)
>> Now that we have the NSA's attention, I just want to say what a fine job I
>> think those folks are doing. Keep up the good work!! ;-)
>> - Eric.
> About 7 years ago I was walking out my front door carrying a pair of
> binoculars. Suddenly, boom, boom, boom, boom...4 sonic booms in a row. I
> looked west and saw a very high altitude dot that rapidly went over the
> horizon. Following it was a faint, odd looking contrail looking like this:
> ....0......0.....0......0.....0.....0...... Big puffs separated by thin
> wisps. I believe I saw what you're talking about.
Ah. The 'donuts-on-a-rope' contrail. Very cool. Where do you live?
Nevada or California?
Eric Strobel (fyzycyst_at_NOSPAM^mailaps.org)
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