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Sonic Boom Meets Sun Dog
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Sonic Boom Meets Sun Dog
A sun dog is a prismatic bright spot in the sky caused by sun shining through ice crystals. The Atlas V rocket exceeded the speed of sound in this layer of ice crystals, making the shock wave visible from the ground.


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Posted by nova on August 19, 2011
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Posted by kimmy on February 28, 2010 at 6:44 am
Gave me goose bumps. I will watch this again.
Posted by twist on January 3, 2011 at 4:00 pm
That is so cool!!!!!!!!!!!!
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