[amsat-bb] Re: Slightly OT: That's no moon!
maisel at lobo.net
Tue Jan 31 21:46:32 PST 2012
That's neat! I love seeing stuff like that.
Once I saw the ISS on a bright overhead pass, followed by the space
shuttle (probably hundreds of miles behind it) It was a once in a
On another note, once my Sister in Law called me, very excited, and told
me to go out and look to the west, the moon was HUGE and RED!!
I thought, hmm. I don't think there's an eclipse tonight, but went out
to look anyway. To the east, was the moon, normal as can be. I
thought for a minute, and busted out laughing! her house backs up to a
shopping center, and they had a big RED weather balloon flying above,
with the parking lot lights illuminating it, I remember seeing it. I
called her and she confirmed... she was so embarrassed, but it's a funny
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