'Sky Halo' Spotted Over Hawaii
Missile launch stumped astronomers
By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff
Posted Jun 30, 2011 4:21 AM CDT
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(Newser) – A strange expanding halo of light captured by a webcam outside an observatory in Hawaii left puzzled astronomers turning to "Citizen Science" for help. Users of the Starship Asterisk determined that a Minuteman III missile had been launched from California the same night and was almost certainly responsible for the phenomenon, Discover reports. The "halo" effect was apparently caused by a charge released minutes after take-off when the missile was above most of the Earth's atmosphere.

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TerrifiedCitizen
Jun 30, 2011 8:08 PM CDT
Or another beam test by HAARP...
reno-reines
Jun 30, 2011 4:36 PM CDT
That's wat a nuke looks like launched by God XD
guvner
Jun 30, 2011 10:30 AM CDT
I'm pretty sure it was a haloed Obama apparition. http://silentmajority09.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/obama-halo.jpg