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Originally posted by ArMaP
Seriously, that can really be a weather baloon.
I think that Google Earth does not show that photo anymore, but right now I cannot see if it is still there or not.
Edit: I didn't look carefully enough, so I thought that this was the one that was seen before. It isn't, it's in a different place.
[edit on 23/9/2007 by ArMaP]
Originally posted by Zenagain
I think a better question is this. How many weather balloons are the size of a city block?
About 3 months ago I had occasion to talk to an employee of the company that processed the negatives that came in from two different jobs in California and Florida. Someone set a temperature control on the scanning equipment too high and condensation formed on the lens during the scan of the aerial photos, producing the circular droplets.
and condensation formed on the lens during the scan of the aerial photos, producing the circular droplets.
Originally posted by Lost_Mind
There will be NO condesation on a satellite photo but very well could be on a photo taken from a plane. This could be ice as well.....
[edit on 24-9-2007 by Lost_Mind]
Stepp said weather balloons are about 5 to 6 feet in diameter, while high-altitude science balloons are about 541 feet in diameter and can carry a payload of about 4,000 pounds. For comparison, a high-altitude science balloon’s payload is as big as a Volkswagen and weighs as much as a Ford Taurus.