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Updated to most likely party balloon & spots. 6/1


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UPDATE>>> Looks like party balloon instead of weather balloon based on speed calculations by vlaiv.  At least I learned how to calculate approx. altitude of objects crossing sun. If its standard 10" balloon it would've been distance of 2.97 km from me at an altitude of 2.43 km.  

 

Always hoped to catch one, get regular emails from CalSky letting me know they're up there floating around about to burst.  Just changed fracs from 152 to 80 - thought it was bug until I saw cord attached.  Would've been neat to be little closer with larger frac.  Good seeing conditions today.  AR images from 152, baader prism, 178mm. Balloon ED80, prism, 174mm.

Clear skies!

 

 

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Updated to party balloon.
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