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Re: 'Worm' UFOs Or Baloons?

From: William Treurniet <wtreurniet.nul>
Date: Sun, 19 Aug 2007 08:53:59 -0400
Archived: Sun, 19 Aug 2007 21:29:22 -0400
Subject: Re: 'Worm' UFOs Or Baloons?


>From: Brian Ally <ufoupdates.nul>
>To:  ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2007 18:52:31 -0400
>Subject: Re: 'Worm' UFOs Or Baloons?

>>From: William Treurniet <wtreurniet.nul>
>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 15:27:11 -0400
>>Subject: Re: 'Worm' UFOs Or Baloons?

><snip>

>>Complex patterns of dots move in concert to transform from one
>>shape to another, and move together at high speeds across the
>>sky.

>Watching this, I was wondering whether balloons that were
>somehow tehered together might act in this fashion. I was having
>some difficulty coming to any conclusions, given the entire
>footage shown.

In another video, at:

http://br.youtube.com/watch?v=G-6RA3_eN9Y

there is a similar show of dots moving in concert. Starting at
about 7:30, a number of dots move in one direction, while the
remainder are stationary or move in the opposite direction. One
could say that there are two sets of tethered balloons here, but
seeing the two sets float in different directions would be
unlikely. There would have to be two adjacent air currents,
where each current picked up one set of balloons and not the
other. I would then expect to see some turbulence reflected in
the motions of the individual dots, but the motions appear
smooth to me. Unless, of course, the tethers are rigid.

So, in my opinion,  the simple 'tethered balloons' hypothesis
leads to complications that are not easy to accept.

William



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