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Re: Phoenix March 13 2007??

From: Bruce Maccabee <brumac.nul>
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2007 09:29:45 -0500
Archived: Thu, 15 Nov 2007 13:06:33 -0500
Subject: Re: Phoenix March 13 2007??

>From: Martin Shough <parcellular.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2007 14:37:21 -0000
>Subject: Re: Phoenix March 13 2007??

>>From: Bruce Maccabee <brumac.nul>
>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2007 19:15:14 -0500
>>Subject: Re: Phoenix March 13 2007??


>The real triangle is estimated to have been seen by many
>thousands, for the reason (as I've read) that so many people
>were outside watching for comet Hale-Bopp. Surely some of those
>hopeful comet watchers equipped themselves with video and still
>cameras? But not one person apparently got a shot, whilst every
>one of the four known witness groups to the 10:00PM flares
>masnaged to shoot videos.

>Now I take your point that some of the flare-sighters were alert
>for unusual lights and had cameras ready, but this really
>increases my puzzlement. A huge number of people at 8:30 were
>presumably prepared to see an unusual comet - why did none of
>them have cameras ready? Well, people can be absent minded, and
>caught off-balance by unexpected events. So it's a good job then
>that there were some people who _were_ prepared with video
>cameras that night because they were hoping to see UFOs.
>Unfortunately none of them reported or filmed the giant

It has been a 'long time' now, but it is my recollection that
Hale Bopp comet had been in the sky for many days before this.
In other words, Hale-Bopp was not a one night event.

People could have had the fill of photos and videos of the comet
well before March 13.  Any astronomer with pertinent Hale-Bopp
data could comment on this.  As I recall it was visible in the
sky at various times of night for many days, perhaps a couple of

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