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Re: Confirmation April 11 UFO Fleet Sighting -

From: James Smith <zeus001002.nul>
Date: Tue, 3 May 2005 09:40:00 -0400 (GMT-04:00)
Fwd Date: Wed, 04 May 2005 07:38:15 -0400
Subject: Re: Confirmation April 11 UFO Fleet Sighting -

>From: Santiago Yturria Garza <syturria.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Mon, 02 May 2005 15:53:53 +0000
>Subject: Confirmation April 11 UFO Fleet Sighting

>"Balloons always behave shaking and are guided by air draught.
>When they reach higher altitudes they scatter and take diferent

If you release a set of balloons, you will likely do so over a
set area and slightly different times. Each balloon will have
slightly different buoyancy. They will go up (or at an angle
with a slight wind near the ground) until they hit a layer of
air, sizable compared to the balloon size, moving in relation to
the ground. Any upward or lateral velocity of the balloon at
that point will be overwhelmed and likely not noticeable because
of the higher rate of speed of the wind. This layer may be with
fairly low turbulence althought the transistion layer is likely
turbulent. Once in the fairly uniform layer, all balloons will
seem to be travelling at roughly the same lateral speed. They
will keep roughly the same distance between them. Obviously if
they were travelling in a turbulent wind layer, then they would
be moving with respect to one another in such a way as to make
their balloonness clear. So it seems to me that you don't even
NEED strings to connect the balloons. All you need is a nice
mostly laminar layer of air.

What we don't know is how many days balloons were released and
filmed but the wind layer was all wrong. How many tries before
these "good" UFO fleet videos appeared?

>"These objects don't have the characteristics of balloons
>neither the condition. They don't present the usual
>disorganized movements of balloons, on the countrary
>these anomalous objects
>behave themselves in a very arranged way.

This is a naive understanding of balloons.

To rephrase, a low level turbulent atmosphere is where the
balloons are released and thus they will behave in a random
appearing manner, although they do go upward. Once at a
sufficient altitude to enter a more laminar or continuous flow
(accepting transitional turbulence) region, random motions are
overwhelmed by lateral velocity/force caused by the wind layer.
Separation distance would only be a function of release time,
separation between releasors, balloon individual buoyancy and

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