Saturday July 27, 2013

India: Army Mistook Planets for Spy Drones

Maybe these guys should get out more and look at the sky occasionally to avoid international border wars. The Indian Army has been monitoring what they thought to be Chinese spy drones for six months and accused China of incursions into India. Cooler heads prevailed when it was discovered the ‘drones’ were actually Jupiter and Venus. roll eyes (sarcastic)

"Our task was to determine whether these unidentified objects were celestial or terrestrial," astronomer Tushar Prabhu told the paper. Only once the objects' movements were noted in relation to the stars were they identified as planets.

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