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Re: Ball Of Fire

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Posted by Joe Postma/">Joe Postma on April 27, 1999 15:53:20 UTC

What plane doesn't have lights blinking on it? Its a federal regulation for planes to have lights on them so that you can see then at night, and their colors are always red, white and orange. Have you never saw a plane in the sky before? And when they are in the sky it is very hard to get a distance perception to them because you have nothing near it to compare it with. So a large fast plane that is very high will "appear" to move slowly, and a small slow plane that is low will also move slowly. From your description that it appeared to move "down", I would conclude that it is the former case, because a high airplane will appear to approach the horizon as it moves away from you.

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