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Re: UFO On Mars? - Ledger

From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
Date: Sun, 08 Feb 2004 15:28:01 -0400
Fwd Date: Mon, 09 Feb 2004 11:59:08 -0500
Subject: Re: UFO On Mars? - Ledger


>From: Terry Groff <terry.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Sat, 7 Feb 2004 21:04:10 -0600
>Subject: Re: UFO On Mars?

>>From: Alfred Lehmberg <Lehmberg.nul>
>>Date: Sat, 07 Feb 2004 04:57:19 -0600
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Subject: UFO On Mars?

>>What the _hell_ is this, then?

>>From, and with no apologies, the Coast to Coast website...
>>mainstream media is _totally_ responsible for driving me into
>>the arms of fringe radio. I'm sure Mr. Rimmer (of Magonia), he
>>of the horrific hologram, would understand that, for all his
>>protestations to the very contrived contrary.
>>http://www.coasttocoastam.com/timages/page/sol33_2.jpg

>That image comes from the Left navigation camera of the Spirit
>Rover:

>http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/gallery/all/2/n/033/2N129300816EFF0327P1730L0M1.HTML

>Full Image:

>http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/gallery/all/2/n/033/2N129300816EFF0327P1730L0M1.JPG

>It definitely has a spot in it however the Right Camera image has
>no such object:

>http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/gallery/all/2/n/033/2N129300816EFF0327P1730R0M1.HTML

>Full Image:

>http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/gallery/all/2/n/033/2N129300816EFF0327P1730R0M1.HTML

>According to the NASA page, both images were taken at 13:39:02
>Mars local solar time. Could it be a speck of Martian dust on
>the left lens?


If that spot keeps showing up on the left camera's pictures,
it's likely a dead sensor in the camera's CCD.

Best,

Don Ledger





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