In her latest series she observes….
Yesterday witnessed a bright object over the rising sun – it looked like a star only there were no other stars in the sky. It shone in broad daylight on the east coast (over the sea in an orange hazy sky) just above the rising sun. This morning it is not there. They are up to something and that object was not a star.
Intriguing. I fired up Stellarium to make sure Rose hadn’t made a stupid mistake like mistaking a planet for something more ‘sinister’. Here’s what Rose would have seen, looking east from Kaikoura, just before sunrise on Nov 4th…
I think Rose was right — it wasn’t a ‘star’, but feel free to draw your own conclusions.