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    it was multi-colored. Maybe it happened too fast for my mind to register the colors. I remember only that it was a blindingly brilliant light.

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    by JoanMar on Sat Mar 23, 2013 at 07:16:30 PM PDT

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    •  yeah, we thought we were watching a (1+ / 0-)
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      crash of some sort, except it started at such a high altitude. I remember one of the private-sector spacecraft had been much in the news about that time, and we wondered if, because of the trajectory, there'd been a misfire on a test launch.

      Curvature of the earth affects perception.

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      by BlackSheep1 on Sat Mar 23, 2013 at 07:39:03 PM PDT

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