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Re: Whittlesea Australia UFO Photograph - Velez

From: John Velez <johnvelez.aic.nul>
Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2004 17:42:09 -0500
Fwd Date: Tue, 03 Feb 2004 08:51:08 -0500
Subject: Re: Whittlesea Australia UFO Photograph - Velez

>From: Bruce Maccabee <brumac.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2004 12:16:49 -0500
>Subject: Re: Whittlesea Australia UFO Photograph

>>From: Dan Bright <ufo.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Sun, 01 Feb 2004 18:36:09 -0000
>>Subject: Re: Whittlesea Australia UFO Photograph

>>>From: John Velez <johnvelez.aic.nul>
>>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>>Date: Sun, 1 Feb 2004 11:28:00 -0500
>>>Subject: Re: Whittlesea Australia UFO Photograph


>>>first, we need to find out some 'knowns'... ie; lens settings,
>>>aperture, whether a zoom was used, approximate distances to
>>>objects in the photo, etc. etc. etc.

>>>Can someone get the raw data from one of the principles,
>>>preferably the civil engineer/cameraman himself. Once we get our
>>>mitts on that info, getting a good 'guesstimate' on the size,
>>>distance and approximate speed of the object is a piece of cake.

>>For the benefit of those who don't have access to photoshop or
>>something similar, the EXIF data provides the following:

>>Exposure time: 1/250 seconds
>>F-stop: 9.5
>>Date/time: January 15 2004, 14:52:46
>>Shutter Speed: 1/256 seconds
>>Aperture Value: 6.5
>>Metering Mode: Average
>>Focal Length: 10mm
>>Pixel X Dimension: 1280
>>Pixel Y Dimension: 960

>>Not everything, but it's a start.

>Amusing to note that the shutter speed (1/256) is shorter than
>the exposure time (1/250). Also, what is the "aperture value" of
>6.5 mean; the f-stop is given as 9.5.Incidently, with focal
>length of 10 mm, then the aperture diameter would be 10mm/9.5 or
>a hair bigger than 1 mm.... quite a small aperture.


Man, _where_ have you been? Never mind, all that matters
now is that you are here. :)

'Pluck your magic-twanger Froggy!'

Much relieved to have you on-board for this one. Can't wait
to follow developments from here on out.


John Velez

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