Re: [NTLK] Aurora.

From: Thomas Hofts (
Date: Tue Jun 18 2002 - 12:19:24 EDT

on 6/18/02 8:45 AM, Eric L. Strobel at wrote:

>> 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.
>> --
>> Tom
> Ah. The 'donuts-on-a-rope' contrail. Very cool. Where do you live?
> Nevada or California?
> - Eric.
At the time I was in Topeka KS. The aircraft was headed WSW towards Nevada.
The sighting was around 2pm on a Saturday or Sunday.

Tom Hofts
Lawrence, KS

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