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Re: Google Earth Saucer At Cape?

From: Martin Shough <parcellular.nul>
Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2011 20:15:18 +0100
Archived: Fri, 22 Jul 2011 07:53:47 -0400
Subject: Re: Google Earth Saucer At Cape?

>From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2011 12:42:02 -0300
>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!



>>>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.

Hi Don

I mentioned this in my mail yesterday. The picture is a ground-
level 360 degree panorama uploaded by a user named Vasily
Nikitenko. It's not an 'official' GE image. I couldn't find any
useful trace on Mr Nikitenko, but he has many panoramas on GE
from various parts of the world


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