From: James Smith <zeus001002.nul> Date: Thu, 19 May 2005 11:02:16 -0400 (GMT-04:00) Fwd Date: Fri, 20 May 2005 07:56:52 -0400 Subject: Re: Google Maps Captures UFO? - Smith >From: Eleanor White <eleanor.nul> >To: ufoupdates.nul >Date: Wed, 18 May 2005 17:11:54 -0400 >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? >>http://www.flickr.com/photos/44276669.nul/13645955/ >>http://www.flickr.com/photos/48556057.nul/13647471/ >When I look at the link above, I see little dark, white-outlined >circles with some sort of green object across them. Not at all >like the google maps "satellite" image. Some guy found the position of every other "UFO" circle in the image and then mapped them out on a zoomed out images to see where they lay. >However, the original image at the original link doesn't look >like any "registration marks" I've ever seen, but then I'm not >an aerial photo expert. Still, the original image is a very >strange way to make registration marks, and I doubt it was. Okay, maybe they aren't exactly that. I am not familiar enough with such marks except that every one I have seen was sharp and had an edge. But they seem to be some sort of image processing/tagging/registration mark. >Also - the original image is of a very high density residential >development. In the flickr.com image, I don't see any cultural >features even close to that. While I'm not an aerial photo >expert, I have done some flying so I know reasonably well what >looks like what from low to medium altitude. Original one: http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=26.748705,-80.074496&spn=0.0,0.0&t=k Others that show up as points on overview map: http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=26.748651,-80.189370&spn=0.0,0.0&t=k http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=26.801105,-80.130801&spn=0.0,0.0&t=k http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=26.902041,-80.357265&spn=0.0,0.0&t=k http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=26.903071,-80.302463&spn=0.0,0.0&t=k http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=27.002431,-80.243862&spn=0.0,0.0&t=k http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=26.902063,-80.245696&spn=0.0,0.0&t=k http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=26.902235,-80.077393&spn=0.0,0.0&t=k >I'm not convinced the "something less" analysis is correct. Prosaic explanation, I am sure. I mean more fuzzy circles were found over L.A. (which is likely an aircraft photo). They are not in the more fuzzy, non-urban area images.
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