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Re: Bruce Maccabee's photo 19 calculations

From: c549597@showme.missouri.edu [Barbara Becker]
Date: Sat, 01 Nov 1997 11:10:02 -0600
Fwd Date: Sun, 02 Nov 1997 11:01:31 -0500
Subject: Re: Bruce Maccabee's photo 19 calculations

> Date: Thu, 30 Oct 1997 12:23:57 -0500
> From: bruce maccabee <brumac@compuserve.com>
> Subject: UFO UpDate: Re: Bruce Maccabee's photo 19 calculations
> To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>

> >From: c549597@showme.missouri.edu [Barbara Becker]
> >Date: Wed, 29 Oct 1997 13:01:08 -0600
> >To: ufo updates <updates@globalserve.net>
> >Subject: Bruce Maccabee's photo 19 calculations

> >Bruce:

> >Our discussion has prompted me to review your calculations on
> >photo 19. I would like your permission to have the document
> >scanned to be uploaded here or at another (UFO dedicatd) site for
> >review.

> >I think there are a number of intelligent people out there who
> >will find your work...intruiging.

> >How about it?

> I'm not a sure what you are referring to. Were these calculations
> in a personal letter to you?

No this is the original paper you sent to Walt Andrus.  The one where
you place the camera height ("perfectly")at 4.1', the "UFO" dimensions
at 24x17 with the ring measurement at 14.86, at a distance of 370'.

> I can, of course, upload the short papers I wrote back then
> detailing the analysis of the hood reflection and the study of
> the road reflection.

No thanks.


> And, incidently, whil you're beating on Photo 19, I wonder if you
> have any comments on a similarly important photo, #1,

Dont go there.

<snip>

I think you're getting paranoid.  I asked a question about photo
19.  I thought it would be fun to toss the calculations out for
all the people with math and science degrees to discuss.  We have
a tendency here to discuss things that are not as concrete.  This
would be something for the hard core science group to bat around.
Of course if you feel uncomfortable with others reading your work
I can totally understand.

After all, what if someone without a stake in this case found
your reasoning and math to be flawed...then what?

Lets stick to 19.  Everything is in writing.

BB


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