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OK Guys, What Is This Thing In The Sky?  
User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11951 posts, RR: 48
Posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3449 times:

Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet have taken this photo of the sky over the city of Stavanger:

http://gfx.dagbladet.no/pub/artikkel/4/47/478/478629/FS_himmelfenomen_858_1159899911.jpg

But what is it?

link: http://www.dagbladet.no/kunnskap/2006/10/03/478629.html (in norwegian)

Thom@s


"If guns don't kill people, people kill people - does that mean toasters don't toast toast, toast toast toast?"
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User currently offlineAerobalance From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 4674 posts, RR: 48
Reply 1, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3444 times:

Water spot residue on the lens?


"Sing a song, play guitar, make it snappy..."
User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11951 posts, RR: 48
Reply 2, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3444 times:

Well, apparantly the reason the journalist took the photo of the sky was because there was something there...  Wink

Thom@s



"If guns don't kill people, people kill people - does that mean toasters don't toast toast, toast toast toast?"
User currently offlineAirPacific747 From Denmark, joined May 2008, 2315 posts, RR: 21
Reply 3, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3431 times:

Quoting Thom@s (Reply 2):
Well, apparantly the reason the journalist took the photo of the sky was because there was something there...

The same thing has happened in denmark before. I read an explanation once but forgot what it was.. Its quite common actually.


User currently offlineNWA742 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3434 times:

Must be that giant hole in the ozone layer - caused by the smug from people driving Hybrids.




-NWA742

[Edited 2006-10-03 23:01:49]

User currently offlineIFEMaster From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3409 times:

It's Lucy, with diamonds.

User currently offlineAerobalance From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 4674 posts, RR: 48
Reply 6, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3391 times:

Quoting Thom@s (Reply 2):
Well, apparantly the reason the journalist took the photo of the sky was because there was something there...

Ok, it's a flock of seagulls!



"Sing a song, play guitar, make it snappy..."
User currently offlineDoona From Sweden, joined Feb 2005, 3760 posts, RR: 13
Reply 7, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3391 times:

Quoting IFEMaster (Reply 5):
It's Lucy, with diamonds.

Beautiful, just beautiful.  bigthumbsup 

Cheers
Mats



Sure, we're concerned for our lives. Just not as concerned as saving 9 bucks on a roundtrip to Ft. Myers.
User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11951 posts, RR: 48
Reply 8, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3368 times:

Quoting Aerobalance (Reply 6):
Ok, it's a flock of seagulls!

Doesn't look like they're going far...

Thom@s



"If guns don't kill people, people kill people - does that mean toasters don't toast toast, toast toast toast?"
User currently offlineGQfluffy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3357 times:

Quoting Aerobalance (Reply 6):
a flock of seagulls!

...and I ran....I ran so far...

Oh...uh...nevermind.

Looks like someone blew the biggest smoke ring ever...


User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11572 posts, RR: 61
Reply 10, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3357 times:

I can see a dust spot for a start Wink

It looks rather like some kind of huge smoke ring. Perhaps it could be evaporating water vapour, sure looks strange!

Dan Smile



...love is just a camouflage for what resembles rage again...
User currently offlineAirPacific747 From Denmark, joined May 2008, 2315 posts, RR: 21
Reply 11, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3350 times:

There you go Thom@s:

http://web3.aftenbladet.no/lokalt/article355272.ece

Because my Norwgian is better than yours Big grin  duck 


User currently offlineWILCO737 From Greenland, joined Jun 2004, 8903 posts, RR: 76
Reply 12, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3350 times:
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HEAD MODERATOR

Or the aliens are finally here

WILCO737
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It it's not Boeing, I am not going.
User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11951 posts, RR: 48
Reply 13, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3328 times:

Quoting AirPacific747 (Reply 11):
Because my Norwgian is better than yours

Rubbish, I just didn't bother checking on other websites...  Smile

Thom@s



"If guns don't kill people, people kill people - does that mean toasters don't toast toast, toast toast toast?"
User currently offlineMyt332 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 9112 posts, RR: 71
Reply 14, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3328 times:

Quoting WILCO737 (Reply 12):
Or the aliens are finally here

The rest of your family arrived Phil?



One Life, Live it.
User currently offlineAirPacific747 From Denmark, joined May 2008, 2315 posts, RR: 21
Reply 15, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 3328 times:

Quoting Thom@s (Reply 13):
Rubbish, I just didn't bother checking on other websites...

Not rubbish because I didn't check other websites. I simply read some of the reader responses below the article that you linked us to  Wink  duck 


User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11572 posts, RR: 61
Reply 16, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 3279 times:

My Norwegian is slightly limited, to say the least, so would anyone mind giving a rough translation of what the article has to say please? I'm interested to know what caused it.

Dan Smile



...love is just a camouflage for what resembles rage again...
User currently offlineAirPacific747 From Denmark, joined May 2008, 2315 posts, RR: 21
Reply 17, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 3267 times:

Quoting PlymSpotter (Reply 16):
My Norwegian is slightly limited, to say the least, so would anyone mind giving a rough translation of what the article has to say please? I'm interested to know what caused it.

It is the Norwegian Fire Department that caused this ring of smoke due to some exercise. Not sure which kind of exercise though.

It says "resertifiseringskurs"

Maybe Thom@s can help us out a little here?

I think it means something like this:


[Edited 2006-10-04 00:24:13]

User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11572 posts, RR: 61
Reply 18, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 3267 times:

Quoting AirPacific747 (Reply 17):
It is the Norwegian Fire Department that caused this ring of smoke due to some exercise.

Thanks for that Smile One pretty impressively sized smoke ring then!!!!!

Dan Smile



...love is just a camouflage for what resembles rage again...
User currently offlineAirPacific747 From Denmark, joined May 2008, 2315 posts, RR: 21
Reply 19, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 3259 times:

Quoting PlymSpotter (Reply 18):

No problem!  Smile
I added a picture to the post above. I think it is that kind of thing they were doing.


User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11572 posts, RR: 61
Reply 20, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 3249 times:

Angel grinding!! I have several of those at home, perhaps I should have been looking up in the sky as well whilst I was using them silly 

Dan Smile



...love is just a camouflage for what resembles rage again...
User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11572 posts, RR: 61
Reply 21, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 3240 times:

Angle even Embarrassment

Filler

Dan



...love is just a camouflage for what resembles rage again...
User currently offlineBushpilot From South Africa, joined Jul 2007, 0 posts, RR: 1
Reply 22, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 3240 times:

Quoting PlymSpotter (Reply 18):
Thanks for that One pretty impressively sized smoke ring then!!!!!

I bet it drifted over the the pot bars in Amsterdam.


User currently offlineMyt332 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 9112 posts, RR: 71
Reply 23, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 3236 times:

Quoting PlymSpotter (Reply 20):
Angel grinding!!



Quoting PlymSpotter (Reply 21):
Angle even

Stop thinking of angel ball sacks!  Wink



One Life, Live it.
User currently offlineAirPacific747 From Denmark, joined May 2008, 2315 posts, RR: 21
Reply 24, posted (7 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 3228 times:

Quoting Myt332 (Reply 23):
Stop thinking of angel ball sacks!

 rotfl 


25 Post contains images PlymSpotter : Is my name G-Kirk?
26 Thom@s : Last night all that could be found were really different theories, but now it is clear that the ring was indeed caused by a fire exercise. To demonstr
27 Post contains images ShyFlyer : Skydiving jellyfish?
28 Post contains images Thom@s : Someone also suggested God lost his contact lens... Thom@s
29 Post contains images HAWK21M : Clean the lens time regds MEL
30 JGPH1A : It's a skywriting advert for LifeSavers.
31 Post contains images PlymSpotter : More likely to be a JGPH1A sized smoke ring
32 Post contains images Malmoaviation : It's a bird, It's an aircraft... No, It's... I don't know.
33 Post contains images YooYoo : Cloud-circles, related to crop-circles.
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