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Re: Battle Of Los Angeles New Analysis

From: Kentaro Mori <kentaro.mori.nul>
Date: Thu, 7 Apr 2011 19:59:15 -0300
Archived: Fri, 08 Apr 2011 11:38:27 -0400
Subject: Re: Battle Of Los Angeles New Analysis

>From: William Treurniet <wtreurniet.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Thu, 07 Apr 2011 12:20:30 -0400
>Subject: Re: Battle Of Los Angeles New Analysis

>>From: Kentaro Mori<kentaro.mori.nul>
>>To: post.nul
>>Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2011 23:38:51 -0300
>>Subject: Re: Battle Of Los Angeles New Analysis

>>I suggest the beam could possibly be just another searchlight
>>located to the far right and behind the photographer. This would
>>make it appear as the light beam was going downwards.

>I can't picture what you are suggesting. A light source to the
>right would have to be at a higher elevation than the object no
>matter where it was positioned.

Look at this photo of a cupola:


None of the structural beams of the cupola actually point
downwards. And yet, in the image, most of them seem to point
downward, by simple perspective.

Similarly, if there was a searchlight located behind the
photographer, and pointed to the convergence area, it would
appear as a streak going from the top of the photo to the
convergence area. If it was also located to the right of the
photographer, then it's just conceivable it could appear exactly
like the beam Maccabee suggested was a de/reflection.

You can also imagine that all the light beams of the searchlights are
equivalent to the structural beams of a cupola, with the convergence
area at the center, and this is the important part, the photographer
would be *inside* this cupola of light. In fact, that would seem like
Albert Speer's "Cathedral of Light". Even when the light beams were
pointed directly to the sky, those inside the Light Cathedral saw as
if the beams were going over them.

>>Or it could simply be that its source on the left was not
>>recorded in the poor quality image.

>Actually, for a night shot I think the image is pretty good. A
>beam from the source on the left should be more visible than the
>residual on the right.

If you assume a homogeneous atmosphere and many other
assumptions, yes, but it could simply be that the right part of
the image had a more thick atmosphere than parts of the left.


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