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Ernest Lewin ( sends us:

We (at work) had a chance to photograph a "strange happening" in the skies over Sonoma County, CA. this morning 6/5/01 and thought that you would enjoy looking at it. My co-workers and I did not see what caused it or how it happened, but it looked pretty strange... I have listened to your show for a few years and am a big fan. Keep up the good work!


Sonya from Rohnert Park, California ( sends us:

I was at my daughters school function today and took this picture of a cloud formation behind us. I took meteorology in college and have never seen anything like this before. I was going to e-mail it to my professor to see if he could explain it to me.

My husband seems to think that an object moved very quickly through the clouds and created a shockwave. You can see a contrail to the formation, the cone at the bottom follows the trajectory then disappears. There were other contrails in the area. At the time I didn't think anything of it. Seems like I should have taken more pictures! Meteor? Satellite? UFO?