posted on Feb, 12 2014 @ 11:20 PM
reply to post by CaptainBeno
I see it disappearing.
Think of it this way: The radar is scanning an upward angle from the station. At a given distance it's hitting a given altitude. That works fine for
detecting precipitation because rain falls from the clouds to the surface. You don't care how high the rain is, just that it's falling out of the
Now, we have a "layer" of chaff that is descending below the scan angle. As it does so it disappears from the scan.
So is a wiggly rain trail?? (Joke)
Actually, yes. A "squirt" of wiggly rain.
edit on 2/12/2014 by Phage because: (no reason