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Anomalies usually are not visible to the naked eye for a combination of one or more factors:
1- They move at high altitudes.
2- The sky scattering of visible light mask them.
3- They may have a visible color close to the sky blue color making them very hard to spot with naked eye.
But they can be "spotted/detected" easily in infrared.
1- A modified LG camera, 1/3"CCD, standard definition, with 16-160mm motorized lens and 950nm pass IR filter, USB video capture card used in a PC with iSpy. Magnification up to 26x.
2- An unmodified IP camera, 1/2.5" CCD, 5MP high definition, on a 1000mm Telephoto no filters, fixed focus. Connected to the local network and used in a PC with iSpy. Magnification: 130x
3- A SDI-HD Panasonic board camera on a Meade 1000mm short tube scope, no filters, fixed focus connected via coaxial cable to an AJA SDI-HD video capture card on the "observing station" PC. Magnification 166x.
iSpy(www.ispyconnect.com...) is used as a viewer/recorder of the three side by side viewing windows and to overlay on the footage in real time the current date/time of recording and the azimuth and elevation position.
Raw video files will be available upon request to anyone.
The sky scattering of visible light mask them.