Sunday, October 9, 2016

Spotting of Weather Balloon

Spotting of High Altitude Weather Balloon !!

New discovery of high altitude balloon which are also known as "radiosonde" - A radiosonde is a battery-powered telemetry instrument package carried into the atmosphere to measure various atmospheric parameters and transmits them by radio to a ground receiver.

As photographed while at 9,000ft over Pune yesterday afternoon. These balloons can go upto 35kms high or around 1,14,829ft. As tracked using software defined radio.

Launched from Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune on Oct 9 2016

About Devendra Kulkarni

Plane Spotter & Aviation Photographer from India. Crazy about planes & flying machines, exploring new things over different domains such as Tech. Space. Aviation. Travel. Adventure. and many more.

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