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2018-09-12 -Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Sunspot Observatory closed due to security issue
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Posted by Skidmark 2018-09-12 10:38|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [496 views ]  Top

#1 The SUNSPOT Observatory overlooks WhiteSands missile test range and Holloman AFB.
Posted by Skidmark 2018-09-12 12:00||   2018-09-12 12:00|| Front Page Top

#2 Maybe the Mercurians are protesting the Parker Solar probe.
Posted by Skidmark 2018-09-12 12:03||   2018-09-12 12:03|| Front Page Top

#3 Maybe the 37th is training again.
Posted by Skidmark 2018-09-12 12:10||   2018-09-12 12:10|| Front Page Top

#4 It closed on September 6th, according to the Facebook page, and there was an official announcement on the 9th that the place has been evacuated, just as the article says. Nothng since, which is indeed odd.
Posted by trailing wife 2018-09-12 12:24||   2018-09-12 12:24|| Front Page Top

#5 Thanks for the cleanup, TW.

"The overlook can also be used for viewing rocket launches from White Sands Missile Range."
Posted by Skidmark 2018-09-12 12:37||   2018-09-12 12:37|| Front Page Top

#6 Your mind is more subtle and suspicious than mine, Skidmark. I did not immediately grasp the implications as you did — thank you for guiding my thinking here.
Posted by trailing wife 2018-09-12 12:42||   2018-09-12 12:42|| Front Page Top

#7 Two guys in suits were seen wandering about with a flashy pen.
Posted by Mullah Richard 2018-09-12 13:57||   2018-09-12 13:57|| Front Page Top

#8 thank you for guiding my thinking here

the taste of water
portrayed by the ocean
subtly eludes the thirst
Posted by Skidmark 2018-09-12 14:01||   2018-09-12 14:01|| Front Page Top

#9 The red-lensed penlights are used to help retain visual acuity during nighttime observation.
Posted by Skidmark 2018-09-12 14:17||   2018-09-12 14:17|| Front Page Top

#10 My money is on Russia or Chinese spying.
Posted by mossomo 2018-09-12 17:30||   2018-09-12 17:30|| Front Page Top

#11 Think something else is going on. They decided to vacate a telescope as precautionary measure?

What, did the lens suddenly developed smallpox?
Posted by Woodrow 2018-09-12 18:36||   2018-09-12 18:36|| Front Page Top

#12 Attempt to access infowar$.¢om from facility computer?
Posted by Woozle Unimp2242 2018-09-12 19:39||   2018-09-12 19:39|| Front Page Top

#13 Aliens.
Posted by These Sinatra3854 2018-09-12 22:19||   2018-09-12 22:19|| Front Page Top

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