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Did You See The Fire In The NYC Sky? (Red-Hot Streak)
CBS ^ | 11/10/2010

Posted on 11/11/2010 9:34:41 AM PST by vikingrinn

Did You See The Fire In The NYC Sky? Chopper 2 Films Red-Hot Streak Moving Behind Emp. State Bldg November 10, 2010 11:59 PM

http://cbsnewyork.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/fire-in-the-sky.jpg?w=420

Chopper 2 HD captured images of a red-hot streak ripping through the NYC sky nearing dusk on Nov. 10, 2010. (Photo: CBS 2)

NEW YORK (CBS 2) — Did you see it? Chopper 2 HD sure did.

It was a bizarre, glowing red-hot streak in the sky — right at sunset Wednesday — moving briskly behind the Manhattan skyline.

CBS 2 reached out to a top astronomer who looked at the video. He said it looks beautiful, but that is was like nothing more than what’s known as a “contrail” — condensation from a commercial or military jet.

The aliens, apparently, are not coming.

The sighting came one day after a mysterious condensation trail was spotted off the coast of California. Speculation over the object that caused it ranged from a fired missile to a contrail from a commercial airliner.

Most experts now believe an airplane caused that vapor trail.

(Excerpt) Read more at newyork.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: 2manykooks; alteredtitle; contrail; duplicate; freerepublickooks; freerepublickooksite; kooksite; manhattan; missle; newyork
Is it just me, or is this moving a bit faster than a commercial airliner or military jet?
1 posted on 11/11/2010 9:34:47 AM PST by vikingrinn
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To: vikingrinn

It’s just the tail of the E on GOOGLE. Get a grip! :)


2 posted on 11/11/2010 9:36:49 AM PST by brytlea (Jesus loves me, this I know.)
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To: vikingrinn

Nancy Pelosi in a rage?


3 posted on 11/11/2010 9:36:51 AM PST by cajuncow
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To: vikingrinn

It’s a giant sperm projectile.


4 posted on 11/11/2010 9:37:41 AM PST by library user
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To: vikingrinn

It’s hard to judge speeds because the video was shot from a moving helicopter.


5 posted on 11/11/2010 9:37:52 AM PST by mbynack (Retired USAF SMSgt)
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To: vikingrinn
Photobucket
6 posted on 11/11/2010 9:39:00 AM PST by BubbaJunebug
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To: mbynack

It’s just the contrail from a jet /s


7 posted on 11/11/2010 9:39:29 AM PST by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: vikingrinn

It’s the missile from California.


8 posted on 11/11/2010 9:40:57 AM PST by afnamvet (Patriots Rising)
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To: vikingrinn

Strange, I posted this and they pulled the thread


9 posted on 11/11/2010 9:41:52 AM PST by Scythian
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To: vikingrinn

“Red sky at night, sailor’s delight. Red sky in morning, sailor’s warning.”


10 posted on 11/11/2010 9:43:06 AM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: vikingrinn

It’s reflections off flying unicorn farts.


11 posted on 11/11/2010 9:43:27 AM PST by Keith in Iowa (FR Class of 1998 | TV News is an oxymoron. | MSNBC = Moonbats Spouting Nothing But Crap.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Red ball of fire, everyone’s a liar!


12 posted on 11/11/2010 9:44:03 AM PST by brytlea (Jesus loves me, this I know.)
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To: Scythian

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2625388/posts?q=1&;page=51


13 posted on 11/11/2010 9:45:15 AM PST by txhurl (If we can shake Congress like a can of pennies, we can uproot voter fraud like a D-9.)
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To: afnamvet

Yup, launched from CA across NY on to Tehran. Its one of those Slowpoke missiles designed to look like a jet contrail. Wait till Ahmanutjob sees it coming right towards him. Popcorn time.


14 posted on 11/11/2010 9:46:01 AM PST by HerrBlucher (Defund, repeal, investigate, impeach, convict, jail, celebrate.)
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To: vikingrinn

OH NOOO THERE”S ONE OUTSIDE MY WINDOW!!!!


15 posted on 11/11/2010 9:46:29 AM PST by bkepley
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To: brytlea

It was a bizarre, glowing red-hot streak in the sky meteorite men grab metal detectors.


16 posted on 11/11/2010 9:46:57 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: vikingrinn

Hillary Clinton returning from a Taco Bell run on her broom?


17 posted on 11/11/2010 9:50:06 AM PST by Dawgmeister
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To: vikingrinn
Most experts now believe an airplane caused that vapor trail.

If they are experts, why can't they tell us what plane(s) might have been traversing the area at the time? Show us some data. Anything.

18 posted on 11/11/2010 9:51:21 AM PST by Starboard
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To: Starboard

In this day and age when you can do it with cell phone apps seems like a no brainer.


19 posted on 11/11/2010 9:54:53 AM PST by brytlea (Jesus loves me, this I know.)
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To: vikingrinn

Not even close to the California image.


20 posted on 11/11/2010 9:57:17 AM PST by ChiMark
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To: vikingrinn
God forbid... one of these days... I remember this old movie... very sobbering.
21 posted on 11/11/2010 9:58:22 AM PST by BigFinn (I love the smell of teabags in the morning.)
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To: vikingrinn

Goodness....gracious...great balls of fire

Several years ago. driving home from an eye exam of all things, I witnessed what appeared to be a ball of fire streak across the sky. I was sitting at a stoplight and really expected to see or hear an explosion (thinking it was an aircraft).

Before I left the light, another one went by.

I believe the consensus that time was meteor fragments or ice entering the atmosphere.

It was surreal

Will


22 posted on 11/11/2010 9:59:26 AM PST by will of the people
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To: vikingrinn
Did You See The Fire In The NYC Sky?

Yes, right after I saw the smoke on the water............ /deep purple

23 posted on 11/11/2010 10:01:20 AM PST by OB1kNOb (I glory in the afterglow of watching a defeated Blanche Lincoln cry during her concession speech.)
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To: vikingrinn

Relax Folks.

It was just the Starship Enterprise ,caught in time warp,propelled into the past, plunged into a low orbit and using warp drive to get into a higher orbit as seen in Tomorrow Is Yesterday Episode #19!!


24 posted on 11/11/2010 10:09:00 AM PST by Le Chien Rouge
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To: brytlea

Thailand?


25 posted on 11/11/2010 10:12:14 AM PST by TexasNative2000 (Uncertainty: it's the new normal)
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To: Le Chien Rouge

ah....the old time travel episode trick


26 posted on 11/11/2010 10:17:19 AM PST by xp38
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To: Le Chien Rouge

ah....the old time travel episode trick


27 posted on 11/11/2010 10:17:35 AM PST by xp38
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To: OB1kNOb

Smoke on the Water was based on a real life event. The Casino in Montreux which is situated right on Lake Geneva (Lac Leman) had caught fire.

http://www.myswitzerland.com/en/destinations/holiday-destinations-in-switzerland/montreux.html

This is one of most spectacular areas of Switzerland, for those of you interested in ever visiting there. They also have palm trees planted along the lake on the Swiss side (France and the French Alps are on the south side), so gives you an idea of the climate. You can take a bout tour across the lake to Evian (I’ve even played golf there). Within a reasonable drive you can travel through wine country (Aigle) to Gruyere (famous cheese). There is an old castle as well as a cheese musuem that you can visit.


28 posted on 11/11/2010 10:17:56 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: vikingrinn

It was a weather balloon. Move on.


29 posted on 11/11/2010 10:18:34 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2
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To: brytlea
It’s just the tail of the E on GOOGLE. Get a grip! :)

ROFL!

30 posted on 11/11/2010 10:19:02 AM PST by Allegra (Pablo is very wily.)
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To: Vaduz

That´s my guess: meteor.


31 posted on 11/11/2010 10:20:41 AM PST by onedoug
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To: vikingrinn
Did You See The Fire In The NYC Sky?

I just saw Spiderman.

No, really, I did.

He was swinging off of this one building with that webbing stuff...

It was pretty cool.

32 posted on 11/11/2010 10:22:06 AM PST by Allegra (Pablo is very wily.)
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To: vikingrinn
Man, it's getting so's a guy can't launch a missile anywhere without everybody gettin' all up in his grill!
33 posted on 11/11/2010 10:22:50 AM PST by rogue yam
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To: BigFinn

!5 minutes of my life I’ll never get back. Please tell me it picks up eventually...


34 posted on 11/11/2010 10:24:30 AM PST by null and void (We are now in day 660 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: vikingrinn

Is it just me, or are CBS helicopters from coast to coast filming inexplicable contrails on a daily basis??


35 posted on 11/11/2010 10:28:29 AM PST by pillut48 (Israel doesn't have a friend in President Obama...and neither does the USA! (h/t pgkdan))
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To: afnamvet; bkepley; OB1kNOb; vikingrinn; brytlea; cajuncow
Looks pretty serious...

36 posted on 11/11/2010 11:52:58 AM PST by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: pillut48

Century 6, Quatrain 97 - translation into English:

At forty-five degrees, the sky will burn,
Fire approaches the great new city,
Immediately a huge, scattered flame leaps up
When they want to have verification from the Normans.


37 posted on 11/11/2010 11:52:58 AM PST by null and void (We are now in day 660 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: pillut48
Is it just me, or are CBS helicopters from coast to coast filming inexplicable contrails on a daily basis??

I'm starting to think that the next one we see will be a video of a CBS news helicopter pilot saying, "You've been punked!"

38 posted on 11/11/2010 11:57:22 AM PST by lonevoice (Qui me amat, amat et canem meam)
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To: vikingrinn

when clinton was in office, planes fell from the sky, but... there was no terrorism, just... accidents. Funny, when Bush was president, it stopped. Now dems are in charge, and now we have missiles that are not missiles, flying around in airspace. Good luck you fliers out there. But it’s not terrorism


39 posted on 11/11/2010 11:58:42 AM PST by 1000 silverlings (everything that deceives, also enchants: Plato)
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To: vikingrinn

The idiot Mayor their was seen chasing it try and tax it and check the salt content.


40 posted on 11/11/2010 12:11:26 PM PST by edcoil (Today, we start fixing stupid.)
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To: vikingrinn

>>Is it just me, or is this moving a bit faster than a commercial airliner or military jet?<<

I’ve been on that thread about the contrail over LA. I FIRMLY believe that was an aircraft contrail. This video, however, appears to be an aircraft going several times the speed of sound, if that is actually a contrail anyway.

But I don’t know the focal length of the lens used, or the distances involved.

Thing is, you need to be at altitude to create a contrail. That means the plane has to be so distant that the curvature of the earth brings it down to the level we are seeing in the video. That means it would have to be going in the 4,000 or 5,000 mph range at least. If it were a commercial airliner it would almost appear to be standing still or moving VERY slowly.

This is only my preliminary response, however.


41 posted on 11/11/2010 12:19:35 PM PST by RobRoy (The US Today: Revelation 18:4)
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To: vikingrinn

fl


42 posted on 11/11/2010 12:27:34 PM PST by Psalm 144
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To: Le Chien Rouge
One of the better episodes, IMHO. Of course, I add extra points for the F-104.

"Blackjack, this is Bluejay 4... I can see it now. Whatever this is, it's big. Two cylindrical projections on top, one below. Purpose undetermined."

43 posted on 11/11/2010 2:41:52 PM PST by Charles Martel ("Endeavor to persevere...")
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To: vikingrinn

swamp gas. =)


44 posted on 11/11/2010 5:45:04 PM PST by Redcitizen (The Democrats got the Tea virus- they're zombies!)
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