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Re: 1956 Lunar Path Light - Maccabee

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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