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    Re: Polar lights
    From: Alexandre Eremenko
    Date: 2004 Nov 8, 13:43 -0500

    Yes, exactly, like a glow of a major city.
    But I know the sky visible from my balkony
    very well, and I knew there is no glow from
    a city in that direction.
    My second conjecture was that this could be
    produced by a powerful searchlight:-)
    On Mon, 8 Nov 2004, Marvin Sebourn wrote:
    > Alex - I noticed the same on the evening of 7 Nov., traveling in
    > north-central Oklahoma while driving west on highway 412,
    > approx. 36d  24'N, 97d 30'W.
    > The time was 6:45 pm CST +/- 10 minutes.
    > The glow was white, with no color whatsoever observed. It was relatively
    > bright, appearing to be the glow of a major city in the distance,
    > and  diffused.
    > The sky was hazy with occasional light overcast.
    > Marvin

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