I saw a UFO from Mars!

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PostPosted: March 12, 2004 4:48 PM 

...and I took a photo of it. Take a look at the photo below. The streak is a UFO: an Unidentified Flying Object. I haven't been able to identify it (sorry, that wasn't in the manual) and NASA hasn't either. They think that it could be the Viking 1 spacecraft in orbit around Mars, but they are not sure. But who knows?

pyrrho


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PostPosted: March 12, 2004 6:01 PM 

ah, cleverly distracting us from the line near the center of the image eh!? certainly that's the one that is the Martian Commuter Shuttle!

Charlie


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PostPosted: March 12, 2004 7:46 PM 

It's probably just swamp gas.

Marvin Lipford


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PostPosted: March 12, 2004 10:04 PM 

Does anyone (hud?) know which raw images the "UFO" picture was in? Or -- for that matter -- the one with just the Earth's, single, bright central exposure trail alone, also in the press images; Or the Earth as a "bright dot" just at twilight?

hud


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PostPosted: March 13, 2004 5:50 PM 

Spirit's raw-image night-sky pictures are at:
[link]

The press-release night-sky images, probably made from higher-resolution images because they sure seem to show more, are at:
[link]

When I compare the raw Orion

with the press-release Orion

the press release shows many more stars. I don't think I can even tell which of the raw images might relate to the Earth or the mystery-object images.

Marvin Lipford


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PostPosted: March 13, 2004 5:55 PM 

I think those extra 4 bits of data per pixel ( and uncompressed data ) that NASA has to play with are nicely demonstrated in these two images.

We all have one eye tied behind our backs in our analysis.

anon


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PostPosted: March 16, 2004 5:14 PM 

why would nasa assume it (the streak) is some kind spacecraft or something? why wouldn't it just be a "shooting star" - some kind of asteroid fragment, etc. burning up in Mars atmosphere. or is Mar's atmosphere so thin that that kind of thing wouldn't happen?

walter


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PostPosted: March 16, 2004 10:29 PM 

"why would nasa assume it (the streak) is some kind spacecraft or something?"

Maybe from the speed of the thing. (If you know the shutterspeed you know how fast it's travelling across the sky from the length of the streak).

Chris


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PostPosted: March 19, 2004 2:55 PM 

Why arent we concerned about the same looking line in the center of the photo?

max


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PostPosted: March 19, 2004 4:14 PM 

thats the same line top right, just enlarged... You can notice by the color change in the frame.

Rolling Eyes

sergio


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PostPosted: March 23, 2004 4:59 PM 

Its so obvious, why is everybody making such a big effort trying to deny the most logical explanation? its a spacecraft from another civilization.

KTO


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PostPosted: March 23, 2004 7:44 PM 

If it was a meteor (shooting star) then it would have had a dispersing tail. Instead, both edges of the object are solid and round. Just like many tmes reported cigar-shaped UFO has.

fly'in brian


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PostPosted: April 9, 2004 2:51 PM 

honestly! this has to be the worst photo of what ever it is???? ive ever seen!! right along with most of all the other pictures of mars,life on mars,writings on rocks,mars pyramids,u.f.os,its all crap that can leave any thing open to a over active imagination looking to the skies for anwers because life here in this reality is beyond comprehension. all our questions will be answed but not probably before its to late!!

fly'in brian


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PostPosted: April 9, 2004 2:51 PM 

honestly! this has to be the worst photo of what ever it is???? ive ever seen!! right along with most of all the other pictures of mars,life on mars,writings on rocks,mars pyramids,u.f.os,its all crap that can leave any thing open to a over active imagination looking to the skies for anwers because life here in this reality is beyond comprehension. all our questions will be answed but not probably before its to late!!

maximum


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PostPosted: May 2, 2004 8:11 AM 

It can be everything, even a non-complete/corrupted photo from mars.
Before saying ufo or other civilization, more clue are needed.
This is just like a dream, nothing more nothing less. Wink

maximum


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PostPosted: May 2, 2004 8:11 AM 

It can be everything, even a non-complete/corrupted photo from mars.
Before saying ufo or other civilization, more clue are needed.
This is just like a dream, nothing more nothing less. Wink

Anonymous


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PostPosted: May 11, 2004 2:49 PM 

For right now I belive you, but how do we know that you didn't put that in with a coputer, Hu? Weres the proof it's real. I WANT COOLED DEAD PROOF! Twisted Evil

richard


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PostPosted: May 19, 2004 6:30 PM 

This is a test post by the moderator

FLYIN BRIAN


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PostPosted: May 31, 2004 10:47 AM 

WE ARE BEING SPOON FEED B.S BY NASA I THINK LIFE ON MARS WOULD DESTORY MANY THORIES ON THE BIBLE,WHAT OUR SCHOOLS HAS TAUGHT US ON EVOLUTON AND REVOLUTION, SIMPLE!!!!

Forum Moderator Richard


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PostPosted: May 31, 2004 11:03 AM 

Welcome to the Mars Rover Forum Brian!
Richard

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PostPosted: May 31, 2004 11:08 AM 

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