From: Bruce Maccabee <brumac.nul> Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2004 20:53:57 -0500 Fwd Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2004 08:00:09 -0500 Subject: Re: 1956 Lunar Path Light - Maccabee >From: John Velez <johnvelez.aic.nul> >To: ufoupdates.nul >Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2004 17:11:45 -0500 >Subject: Re: 1956 Lunar Path Light >>From: Lan Fleming <lfleming5.nul> >>To: UFO Updates <ufoupdates.nul> >.>Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2004 19:21:42 -0600> >>Subject: Re: 1956 Lunar Path Light >>>If the arc was actually moving, as claimed, then it would seem >>>to be anomalous. The angular length is 0.0005-0.0006 radians >>>approx. (very quick estimate... might be wrong!). >>I think that we also need to keep in mind that the "object" (if >>there was one) could be smaller than the telescope's resolution; >>point sources such as stars viewed without a telescope will >>appear larger the brighter they are. >Has anyone mentioned the possibility that the bright object in >the photograph may be 'intra-atmospheric' and nowhere near the >surface of the moon at all? Bruce already made mention that even >rough calculations based on 'apparent' size, (assuming the >object is on the moon) puts the size at 'around' 100 miles in >diameter. Whatever the phenomena is, it would rapidly assume >more plausible dimensions if it was within the atmosphere when >photographed. Based on size alone, if the object/phenomena was close to the >moon, some unknown astronomical phenomena seems likely to be >responsible. That is, unless ET can built craft that is 100 >miles in diameter. If the phenom is located inside the >atmosphere then we're looking at a whole other set of problems >in terms of making any identification. Let's be sure we are talking about the same images. The faint arc is what I was talking about when I said over 100 miles if at the moon distance. I am puzzled about the bright light, but that is not what I think the astronomer was referring to as moving.
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