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Unknown Object Photographed over Alice Springs, Australia
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Published: 11:57 AM 7/22/2009

Alice Springs, Australia - 07-15-09

Submitter Details:

Around 6:00 PM, on Wednesday evening, 15, July, my girlfriend and I were riding on our motorbike out of Alice Springs, heading south.

We noticed this white shape, like a bright cloud, over in the westerly direction, toward the Pine Gap area. I joked and said "It must be visiting the Americans!!".

And as we watched about 15 minutes, we stopped and took these two photographs, with an 8 Megapixel camera & a zoom lens. When we got home we zoomed in again and these are the photos.

Can you tell us what it may have been ?

Ray & Carol

Note: "Pine Gap" is the commonly used name for a satellite tracking station at 2347'56?S 13344'13?E? / ?23.799S 133.737E? / -23.799; 133.737, some 18 kilometres southwest of the town of Alice Springs in the heart of Australia that is operated by Australia and the U.S. It consists of a large computer complex with eight radomes protecting antennas, and has over 800 employees. It is officially called the Joint Defence Space Research Facility.

ref: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pine_Gap

Alice Springs, Australia - 07-15-09
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