Mysterious object caught on webcam

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Mysterious object caught on webcam

Postby rhondle » Sun Mar 02, 2014 6:17 pm

Coquihalla, Helmer Lake webcam. Judge for yourself:



Thoughts?
I have an idea but i'll leave it open to debate =)

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Re: Mysterious object caught on webcam

Postby Hound » Sun Mar 02, 2014 6:39 pm

Fireball?
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Re: Mysterious object caught on webcam

Postby rhondle » Sun Mar 02, 2014 6:57 pm

Hound wrote:Fireball?


I originally thought it was a satellite, but you'll notice it takes ~2 hours to move across the frame, so it's moving incredibly slowly...

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Re: Mysterious object caught on webcam

Postby Abby_wx » Sun Mar 02, 2014 7:21 pm

Venus?
"It's not logical... it's meteorological."

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Re: Mysterious object caught on webcam

Postby Glacier » Sun Mar 02, 2014 8:08 pm

Abby_wx wrote:Venus?

That was my first thought as well.

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Re: Mysterious object caught on webcam

Postby rhondle » Sun Mar 02, 2014 10:13 pm

Glacier wrote:
Abby_wx wrote:Venus?

That was my first thought as well.


Agreed, it was mine also. However, Helmer Lake cam looks NNW, and Venus is in the eastern sky, not western.

I believe it's Mars. Using Stellarium (great software by the way) in almost the exact lat/lon and bearing as the Helmer Lake camera, you can see it follow the exact trajectory you see in the video.

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Re: Mysterious object caught on webcam

Postby Weather101 » Sat Mar 15, 2014 1:05 pm

:)
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Re: Mysterious object caught on webcam

Postby Ian Guillen » Mon Nov 02, 2015 1:40 am

lol
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