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# 157477 2-Dec-2014 14:34
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If you're in Hamilton right now, take a look outside in the sky, down and left a bit from the sun is a shiny object. Its been pretty much stationary there for about an hour. Can you see it? What is it?

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  # 1187136 2-Dec-2014 14:43
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Looks like a weather balloon ? although it is rather stationary.

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  # 1187138 2-Dec-2014 14:45
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It's a UFO...at least for now.





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  # 1187141 2-Dec-2014 14:48
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  # 1187144 2-Dec-2014 14:53
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I tried taking a picture of it but I get a while dot, would need to carefully use a telescope to see it properly



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  # 1187147 2-Dec-2014 14:59
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DjShadow: I tried taking a picture of it but I get a while dot, would need to carefully use a telescope to see it properly


I got the same result - although I didn't really expect better with a cellphone camera.
With a telescope you'd want to be really careful not to glimpse the sun and fry your eyeball!



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  # 1187148 2-Dec-2014 15:01
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heylinb4nz: Looks like a weather balloon ? although it is rather stationary.


I suppose it depends what the breeze it like up at that level. There's enough wind at ground level that I'd expect it to move visibly in a fairly short space of time.

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  # 1187151 2-Dec-2014 15:11
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That is Rx-46 vi Mess - I

This is used by American military to relay messages in the event of nuclear war. They are doing some testing for NZ as we are a member of the fry eyes.





 
 
 
 


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  # 1187152 2-Dec-2014 15:11
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video it in landscape  .. if got a 12Mpixel camera even better...

submit it to UFO planet or 3rd phase guys they will try to zoom it etc and add it to the tube

I say breeze is up there too perhaps more so.. and cooler

but its could be a remote device that has thrust to keep it in same place

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  # 1187153 2-Dec-2014 15:11
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I can still see it slightly down and left of the sun about 2 kms south east of Hamilton. Everyone in the office is having a look now.

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  # 1187157 2-Dec-2014 15:16
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perhaps can put some sort of filter to reduce sun glare.

as direct to sun destroys CCD cameras I read.

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  # 1187166 2-Dec-2014 15:23
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Maybe its the Government secretly adopting the Civilian Party policy of separating Hamilton from the rest of NZ, and they are surveying for the wall?

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  # 1187170 2-Dec-2014 15:25
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There has been some google loons passing over the country the last couple of days again around the nelson bays region. It's possible its another, hard to tell if its a non-adsb one without many of the plane guys logging online up there

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  # 1187181 2-Dec-2014 15:38
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According to my starchart app its about where M10 cluster would be located at this point in time.

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  # 1187184 2-Dec-2014 15:41
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Appears as a bright whit circle when photographed with Canon 70D I will try an upload an image when I reduce the size

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