Sunrise this morning

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Re: Sunrise this morning

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Post by Walkingthedog » Mon Jan 20, 2020 7:17 pm

Barry yesterday evening I was walking up the road and thought I could see an aircraft with its landing lights on. It’s still there so I now realise it is Venus. No wonder you thought it was a torch.
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Re: Sunrise this morning

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Post by bulleidboy » Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:06 am

Postman Prat wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 7:12 pm
Hi BB

Thanks for the info re Venus. It's been niggling SWMBO for days
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Post by Walkingthedog » Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:07 pm

Me too. 11 ish.
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Post by RAF96 » Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:23 pm

Several decades ago I used to drive down the A1 at night returning to camp after a weekend at home. There was always this bright light in the sky almost due west at a bit above eye level. I subsequently found out it was Venus. Almost a micro-moon.

Flying back across the pond one night time also a few decades ago, the co-pliot (likely bored out if his brains supervising the autopilot) asked me what I thought the lights ahead were - very low on our horizon. I thought other aircraft or ground lights, but he said they were stars and so low in our vision due to the curvature of the earth from 40,000 ft.

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Post by brian1951 » Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:01 pm

When you climb another 20000 ft up to 60000 ft the curvature of the earth is quite amazing site indeed.

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Post by Brian » Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:53 am

brian1951 wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:01 pm
When you climb another 20000 ft up to 60000 ft the curvature of the earth is quite amazing site indeed.
What do you mean??? Its flat :o
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Post by Steve M » Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:00 am

Brian wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:53 am
brian1951 wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:01 pm
When you climb another 20000 ft up to 60000 ft the curvature of the earth is quite amazing site indeed.
What do you mean??? Its flat :o
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Post by RFS » Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:12 am

Brian wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:53 am
brian1951 wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:01 pm
When you climb another 20000 ft up to 60000 ft the curvature of the earth is quite amazing site indeed.
What do you mean??? Its flat :o
Worth a browse of the Flat Earth Society's website, especially their forum, if you're bored and looking for some light entertainment! :D

https://www.tfes.org/
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Post by Stese » Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:47 am

TBH, I'd not give them the web traffic. The sooner their silly ideas go away, the better for us all.
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Re: Sunrise this morning

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Post by Brian » Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:23 pm

Steve M wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:00 am
Commonly held belief in Faversham where they still burn witches. ;)
Good job I don't live there then! :o Sounds quite nice though.... BBQ witch in a bap. :D
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