Firework bangs and a High Rocket? Seen from Dalgety Bay

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Firework bangs and a High Rocket? Seen from Dalgety Bay

Postby NightHawk » 07 Mar 2010, 01:07

Firework bangs and a High Rocket? Seen from Dalgety Bay

Very fast high orange climbing light (rocket?)

11:53pm north of Dalgety Bay. Lasted a few minutes and started to fall. What's going on?!
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Postby Cosmic » 09 Mar 2010, 17:44

Nighthawk

may I suggest you lay of the buckie? :)
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Postby Alderney99 » 11 Mar 2010, 22:21

There's many instances of "illegal fireworks" being set off in this area, usually VERY late on.
(Illegal after 11pm I believe, apart from "recognised" dates such as 5th Nov or Hogmanay).

Red "parachute-flare" fireworks got banned here a few years back because this is an airport TCA.

Your "orange" rocket sounds like a nicked lifeboat "Maroon" or whatever.

Anyway, don't expect our local "PC Plods" to track down any culprits - that would mean them getting out of those warm cosy unmarked silver-grey "traffic cars" they like to pose around in!

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Postby clanny » 15 Apr 2010, 13:43

Could it have been a chinese sky lantern?
So, IS that big round white thing really made of cheese?

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Postby astrogeorge » 15 Apr 2010, 21:10

Just seen the orange light in Kirkcaldy went to get camera but by the time i got it, orange light was away. And i've not been drinking Geoff
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