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The Wikipedia article Space Jellyfish shows the image below with the caption:

A California space jellyfish from 22 December 2017

I think that when other Q&A here have shown similar space jellyfishes, they've also been from California launches.

Have space jellyfishes been reported and photographed associated with launches from Florida as well? Would they be possible? Enquiring minds want to know!

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  • $\begingroup$ Rule for deciding the plural form of “space jellyfish”? $\endgroup$ – uhoh Apr 2 at 4:13
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    $\begingroup$ I think any launch at dawn or dusk could do this, but the time window is extended if the launch is toward the hidden sun (staying out of shadow). CA is mostly for polar (or retrograde) orbits, and FL for prograde, so CA would have longer time window at dusk, and FL at dawn. More eyes are open at dusk. $\endgroup$ – amI Apr 2 at 9:14
  • $\begingroup$ @amI you could probably post that as a partial answer, I've made a small adjustment to the title. $\endgroup$ – uhoh Apr 3 at 3:04
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    $\begingroup$ I'm no authority, but I now see that wikipedia shows jellyfishes in FL (and Russia) -- so obviously possible. $\endgroup$ – amI Apr 3 at 6:17
  • $\begingroup$ @amI aargh... I didn't see that, but yes had a scrolled down I would have. If you post those two comments as an answer I can accept it and put this space jellyfish question to rest. $\endgroup$ – uhoh Apr 3 at 22:59

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