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Lights in the sky
eastforker ^ | 09/27/10 | eastforker

Posted on 09/27/2010 6:31:47 PM PDT by eastforker

Multicolor light to the east of houston, red,blue white,green. Anybody else see it at Houston it about 30 degrees of horizon.


TOPICS: Astronomy; Miscellaneous; UFO's; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: houston; huffman; lights; thedallascowboyswon; ufo
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I saw these same lights about seven months ago, it is not a star, I know that for fact.
1 posted on 09/27/2010 6:31:49 PM PDT by eastforker
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To: eastforker

Been prety much in the same spot for the last 40 minutes.


2 posted on 09/27/2010 6:34:40 PM PDT by eastforker (.If you design an idiot proof gadget, society will just build a better idiot!)
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To: eastforker

Can you get a picture of the light?Having spent many nights driving a John Deere,I can tell you that a lot of strange things are visible if you just pay attention.


3 posted on 09/27/2010 6:34:43 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: eastforker

Houston ping list?


4 posted on 09/27/2010 6:35:11 PM PDT by txhurl
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To: eastforker

I tried a couple of websites but I still don’t know if it could be a planet or something. Too much light pollution in Dallas for me to see it. ;p

Oh and why isn’t this in breaking news?


5 posted on 09/27/2010 6:35:43 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
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To: eastforker

I suggest you take photos and plenty of them...


6 posted on 09/27/2010 6:37:03 PM PDT by Las Vegas Dave (To anger a Conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a Liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Farmer Dean

A little off topic but I would trade jobs with you in a heartbeat.

I sit at a desk but would rather sit on a tractor.


7 posted on 09/27/2010 6:37:03 PM PDT by TSgt (Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho - 44th and current President of the United States)
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To: Farmer Dean

Looking at it through binoc it appears to be several sources of light. It doesn’t move or if it does not noticabley. It is nothing on the ground and not a tower. this is being seen off my back porch, not a star either.


8 posted on 09/27/2010 6:37:26 PM PDT by eastforker (.If you design an idiot proof gadget, society will just build a better idiot!)
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To: eastforker

>> Multicolor light to the east of houston, red,blue white,green. Anybody else see it

Can’t help you there, FRiend; I haven’t taken any of that stuff since high school, more than thirty years ago...


9 posted on 09/27/2010 6:37:32 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: eastforker

10 posted on 09/27/2010 6:37:32 PM PDT by Roscoe Karns
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To: eastforker

Camera phone?


11 posted on 09/27/2010 6:38:47 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: eastforker

Could be the United Nations is setting up their new ambassadorship none too soon.

Mark my words, one of these days one of these lights is gonna land and disgorge someone who demands, “Take me to your leader.”


12 posted on 09/27/2010 6:39:04 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: eastforker

Strange lights over Houston. April 24, 2010
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pm7447rq3ew&feature=related


13 posted on 09/27/2010 6:39:24 PM PDT by TSgt (Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho - 44th and current President of the United States)
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To: eastforker
After today's press conference, they know the jig is up.

Here they come!

14 posted on 09/27/2010 6:39:24 PM PDT by Senator Pardek
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To: Las Vegas Dave

My little ol digital camera just don’t hack it.


15 posted on 09/27/2010 6:40:27 PM PDT by eastforker (.If you design an idiot proof gadget, society will just build a better idiot!)
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To: eastforker; Quix
Did they look like this?

I'm wondering because of this thread.


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Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
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16 posted on 09/27/2010 6:42:32 PM PDT by The Comedian
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To: eastforker
The Buchanan Brothers provide an explanation here.
17 posted on 09/27/2010 6:42:54 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: Roscoe Karns
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18 posted on 09/27/2010 6:43:46 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: eastforker

Saw them too. I live north of Beaumont, and the lights were in that direction.


19 posted on 09/27/2010 6:44:07 PM PDT by catfish1957 (Hey algore...You'll have to pry the steering wheel of my 317 HP V8 truck from my cold dead hands)
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To: Roscoe Karns

Ha haaaaa! That is hilarious!


20 posted on 09/27/2010 6:45:01 PM PDT by dinoparty
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To: eastforker

Jupiter is bright in the sky right now, and has a bit of an odd color, especially just above the horizon. Look at it through some binoculars and see if there are any little ‘white dots’ around it. Those would be its moons.


21 posted on 09/27/2010 6:46:16 PM PDT by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: catfish1957

There is this newfangled thingy called a camera! you should get a picture!

(just razzing ya!)


22 posted on 09/27/2010 6:46:16 PM PDT by Mr. K (GO! PALADINO FOR GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK!)
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To: eastforker

Sounds like the northern lights we see in Minnesota, but you’re not, well....north. Strange.


23 posted on 09/27/2010 6:46:49 PM PDT by mplsconservative (I stand with Israel.)
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To: The Comedian

I know what that is, seen it before, believe it or not those are ice crystals.


24 posted on 09/27/2010 6:47:17 PM PDT by eastforker (.If you design an idiot proof gadget, society will just build a better idiot!)
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To: Senator Pardek

Geepers... I thought they would have a meeting at Devil’s Tower, WY... What’s with this Houston stuff?


25 posted on 09/27/2010 6:47:22 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: The Comedian

That is a sun dog - ordinary weather phenomena


26 posted on 09/27/2010 6:48:18 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: catfish1957

Well if your in Beaumont it’s up there a ways then.


27 posted on 09/27/2010 6:49:29 PM PDT by eastforker (.If you design an idiot proof gadget, society will just build a better idiot!)
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To: BigEdLB

28 posted on 09/27/2010 6:50:46 PM PDT by Senator Pardek
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To: eastforker

Could be a sundog.


29 posted on 09/27/2010 6:51:33 PM PDT by mtg
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To: eastforker

Maybe 35 degrees off horizon


30 posted on 09/27/2010 6:51:55 PM PDT by catfish1957 (Hey algore...You'll have to pry the steering wheel of my 317 HP V8 truck from my cold dead hands)
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To: KoRn
Jupiter is bright in the sky right now...

That would be my bet. Sounds like about the right position in the sky for where Jupiter is right now.

31 posted on 09/27/2010 6:53:12 PM PDT by Wissa (Gone Galt)
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To: The Comedian

interesting.


32 posted on 09/27/2010 6:53:29 PM PDT by Quix (PAPAL AGENT DESIGNEE: Resident Filth of non-Roman Catholics; RC AGENT DESIGNATED: "INSANE")
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To: Wissa

Like I said, saw the same thing about seven months ago, didn’t know what it was then either


33 posted on 09/27/2010 6:55:24 PM PDT by eastforker (.If you design an idiot proof gadget, society will just build a better idiot!)
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To: mtg

Nope I know what a sun dog is.


34 posted on 09/27/2010 6:56:34 PM PDT by eastforker (.If you design an idiot proof gadget, society will just build a better idiot!)
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To: Senator Pardek

That is my view on the way to work every day. I turn right on Milam just in front of the tower.


35 posted on 09/27/2010 6:56:43 PM PDT by FlyingEagle
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To: eastforker
I know what that is, seen it before, believe it or not those are ice crystals.

Oh I believe it. And it was probably coincidental anyway.

Can you stick a phone cam out the window and spare us a wee peek?

Or maybe a more detailed description. Could it be lasers? Reflecting emergency lights? An outdoor rave or sports event? Swamp gas?


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Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

36 posted on 09/27/2010 6:58:30 PM PDT by The Comedian
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To: The Comedian

I think maybe another poster might be right saying it could be jupiter, iam still watching it though.Mostly white now but now and then it still twinks color.


37 posted on 09/27/2010 7:01:33 PM PDT by eastforker (.If you design an idiot proof gadget, society will just build a better idiot!)
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To: The Comedian
I grew up near Alcoa Tenn. I remember as a kid mid to late 70’s strangely colored test clouds coming from Alcoa. We would get warnings on the news so the people did not panic.
38 posted on 09/27/2010 7:02:45 PM PDT by Lady Heron
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To: eastforker
I think maybe another poster might be right saying it could be jupiter

Have you tried to look at it with binoculars (at least 7x50s)? Right now (Monday evening around 9pm central time), three moons are on the north side of the planet (left side) and one on the right.
39 posted on 09/27/2010 7:06:23 PM PDT by plsvn
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To: eastforker

Just went out and looked. {extreme SE Kansas}

I see a very bright planet at about 120 degrees on my compass. {east/southeast}

I estimate the elevation to be about 20 degrees above the horizon.


40 posted on 09/27/2010 7:10:52 PM PDT by labette ( Humble student of Thinkology)
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To: eastforker

Prepare to be beamed up!


41 posted on 09/27/2010 7:12:21 PM PDT by McLynnan
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To: plsvn

Nope, all I see is white in the middle, red on top and blue and green on the bottom. But my poor eyes are shot, thats why I was hoping someone else could see this.


42 posted on 09/27/2010 7:16:21 PM PDT by eastforker (.If you design an idiot proof gadget, society will just build a better idiot!)
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To: labette

..oops...

probably closer to 30 degrees elevation @ 9:00 PM CDT.


43 posted on 09/27/2010 7:16:48 PM PDT by labette ( Humble student of Thinkology)
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To: The Comedian

Humans call that sunset.


44 posted on 09/27/2010 7:18:34 PM PDT by Domangart
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To: labette

Sounds like we’re all seeing the same thing, it’s a beautiful site through the binocs.


45 posted on 09/27/2010 7:18:46 PM PDT by eastforker (.If you design an idiot proof gadget, society will just build a better idiot!)
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To: eastforker
Like I said, saw the same thing about seven months ago, didn’t know what it was then either

Well, Jupiter wouldn't be in that area of the sky that many months ago. I think Saturn was in that general area, but it isn't near as bright as Jupiter.

As a wild guess, without knowing just where in the sky you were looking and in what month, I'd guess Sirius seven months ago. One of the brighter stars, and does have a reputation for appearing to sort of flicker in various colors, particularly when it is closer to the horizon.

46 posted on 09/27/2010 7:20:01 PM PDT by Wissa (Gone Galt)
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Can we have the “oh no not this sh*t again” guy posted..just for me ? .......please


47 posted on 09/27/2010 7:20:56 PM PDT by sonic109
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To: Wissa

As a matter of fact it was closer to the horizon and now that I think about it, it was probably last december or so.


48 posted on 09/27/2010 7:23:16 PM PDT by eastforker (.If you design an idiot proof gadget, society will just build a better idiot!)
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all I see is white in the middle, red on top and blue and green on the bottom

As seen through binoculars? This description of red on one end and blue/green on the other sounds like a common optical fault called chromatic aberration. Alot of optics have it to some degree.
49 posted on 09/27/2010 7:23:16 PM PDT by plsvn
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I see the same colors without the glass but it’s just a blur cuz my eyes are old.


50 posted on 09/27/2010 7:26:18 PM PDT by eastforker (.If you design an idiot proof gadget, society will just build a better idiot!)
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