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Re: New Phoenix UFO Video - Smith

From: James Smith <zeus001002.nul>
Date: Thu, 19 May 2005 10:10:58 -0400 (GMT-04:00)
Fwd Date: Fri, 20 May 2005 07:47:41 -0400
Subject: Re: New Phoenix UFO Video - Smith

>From: Bruce Maccabee <brumac.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Wed, 18 May 2005 16:28:19 -0400
>Subject: Re: New Phoenix UFO Video

>Beside hours of videotape they also got the world's first(?)
>infrared photos and a diffraction grating - spectrum - photo.

In "Project Identification" Plate 27, there is an image dated
March 27, 1973, "Time exposure of approximately 2 minutes taken
by Gary Sutton at Millers High Point, Piedmont Mo using a Petri
35 mm camera loaded with infrared sensitive film and a lens of
400 mm folcal length."

Also, even though he does not show the grating in a plate in his
1981 book, he says he did take a diffraction grating photo.
This is on pg 194.

" ...I had procured blazed transmission diffraction gratings to
place in front of the camera lens, even when the camera was
attached to the Celestron telescope. The more efficient
gratings would enhance my chances of capturing the color
spectrum of a UFO on film."

Date December 13, 1974:
"When the slide film was developed, this Class B sighting
exhibtied a color spectrum".

So refreshing to re-read Dr. Rutledge's great UFO field
research! What a guy!

Anyone who knows his address, it would be nice to know if he
still has the spectrum photo and if he can scan it in or provide
it to others for use?

Yes, this spectrum data should be invaluable in figuring
out/identifying UFOs. Sadly, Rutledge did not discuss USING the
spectrum at all!

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