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Re: Google Maps Captures UFO? - Smith

From: James Smith <zeus001002.nul>
Date: Thu, 19 May 2005 10:29:58 -0400 (GMT-04:00)
Fwd Date: Fri, 20 May 2005 07:51:30 -0400
Subject: Re: Google Maps Captures UFO? - Smith


>From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Wed, 18 May 2005 13:11:59 -0300
>Subject: Re: Google Maps Captures UFO?

>>From: James Smith <zeus001002.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Tue, 17 May 2005 08:22:49 -0400 (GMT-04:00)
>>Subject: Re: Google Maps Captures UFO?

>If they are registration marks they are a fuzzy and imprecise
>representation of same. Usually crosshairs or right angled
>marks - reticles or graticules, Latin or Fr. - are scribed
right into >a thin glass between lenses. Note Lunar photos, etc.

Yes, I agree that most other such marks HAVE to be sharp. I was
really just parroting the guys assessment as best I could
remember it. Some said it was likely a drop on the camera lens
(I doubt this, it seems like there was just one aircraft based
photo at altitude which was merged with the satellite images of
the surrounding area). Some said it was some sort of watermark.
Someone even said they are thumbtacks. This assumes many photos
of the area and some sort of wallboard is used to hold them in
place when a photomosai is made.

>Why would this particular satellite - or aircraft - camera
>resort to such an imprecise method? Additionally, some of the
>white fuzzy dots are only half visible.

Yeah, its odd.

>Not solved for me as yet.

>How about a high altitude scientific balloon - 300-400 feet in
>diameter, or smaller - hanging nearly motionless in the same
>spot for an hour or so, with the aircraft shooting on different
>east west tracks and getting parallex images of the same object
>each time?

We would have to know for sure how the photo was created.
I assumed it was 1 photo, so the parallax method doesn't work.

>This would make the image appear to be in different places and
>fuzzy due to the focal length if the balloon was thousands of
>feet closer to the aircraft - if these are aircraft - as
>platform shots.

More have been found in L.A.!!

http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=34.134822,-117.603793&spn=0.0,0.0&t=k&hl=en

Unless these identical objects are covering our skies over our
cities, it seems some pretty prosaic explanation it likely and
hardly worth our time to find out (unless you have nothing
better to do!).

Remember that the government is covering up everything about
UFOs. So that means there should not be any images of UFOs in
these photos.




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