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Re: Google Earth Saucer At Cape?

From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2011 12:42:02 -0300
Archived: Thu, 21 Jul 2011 14:06:11 -0400
Subject: Re: Google Earth Saucer At Cape?


>From: Martin Shough <parcellular.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2011 16:50:00 +0100
>Subject: Re: Google Earth Saucer Aat Cape?

>>From: Vincent Boudreau <vincentboudreau.nul>
>>To: post.nul
>>Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2011 10:17:09 -0400
>>Subject: Re: Google Earth Saucer At Cape?

>>>From: Dave Haith <visions1.nul>
>>>To: UFO UpDates <post.nul>
>>>Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2011 21:48:38 +0100
>>>Subject: Google Earth Saucer At Cape?

>>>How I wish this would turn out to be real!

>>>http://tinyurl.com/3fw55k9

><snip>

>>Hello David,

>>Shadows are wrong.

>>The structure and people show the sun coming from the left.

>>The saucer shows the sun coming from the right.

>Actually Vincent is wrong. The sunlight direction is
>approximately correct. The sun is to "the right" of the saucer,
>casting shadows of the mast, the buildings, topography and other
>nearby features to the left. Vincent appears to be misled
>because this is a 360deg panorama, so that when rotated to view
>"the people and the structure" (lighthouse) it does indeed show
>the sun to the left throwing shadows to the right.

>That doesn't mean it isn't a joke, I'm sure it is; but let's not
>laugh for the wrong reason ;-)


It certainly looks like the classic UFO-something from the 50s
or 60s.

If this is from Google Earth then it must have been generated by
someone on their staff, huh?

Since there must be millions of shots in the Google Earth
mosaic, inserting a hoax by a staffer would be have low odds of
being noticed by someone in the general public. So the first
thing to do is find who 'outed' this photo in the first place.
Tall order of course.

Perhaps an email to Google asking them why they are inserting
these things into their scenarios might be in order.


Don Ledger




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