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Re: Apollo 16 Film - Oberg

From: James Oberg <joberg.nul>
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2004 10:56:02 -0600
Fwd Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2004 18:41:59 -0500
Subject: Re: Apollo 16 Film - Oberg


>From: Lan Fleming <lfleming5.nul>
>To: UFO Updates <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2004 14:05:43 -0600
>Subject: Apollo 16 Film [was: 1956 Lunar Path Light]

>Perhaps the "excuse" would be that there _were_ no witnesses.
>Mr. Oberg has said he interviewed the Apollo 16 astronauts and
>they didn't see anything, despite the fact that their camera did
>see something. As in the case of the STS-48 and STS-80 videos,
>the camera is the ONLY "witness."

By no means. Somebody who is looking at a scene and reports
there WAS no light hovering out there, is most certainly a
witness. By Fleming's definition, if in a crowd of twenty people
one points to the sky and cries, 'Look at the UFO', and the
others look up but see nothing, they don't COUNT as witnesses.
Preposterous, I'd say.

>Mr. Oberg has been giving out his opinion for free for quite
>some time now. One place he posted it is:

>http://www.edmitchellapollo14.com/wwwboard/messages/2094.html#followups

>What's puzzling to me is that his description of the Apollo 16
>film bears little resemblance to what is shown in the version
>available all over the place on the net.

One possibility is that I was viewing the original video from
the NASA film, and the Internet UFO sites have digitized,
scanned, re-centered, and possibly contrast-enhanced the image
to appeal to their viewing audience.


James Oberg



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