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Re: Was 'First Photographed UFO' A Comet?

From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2011 10:02:43 +0100
Archived: Wed, 19 Oct 2011 05:56:50 -0400
Subject: Re: Was 'First Photographed UFO' A Comet?


>From: Martin Shough <parcellular.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2011 16:14:43 +0100
>Subject: Re: Was 'First Photographed UFO' A Comet?

>Absolutely anything beyond the atmosphere produces an image at
>the same point of focus.

But not _in_ focus, as anyone who's used binos or target scopes
to look at the Moon and stars will know.

Why mention small scopes? Well, if Martin had checked those
"certain measures" he would've found how Bonilla did it:

"In order to verify indirectly the approximate distance to the
'swarm' of bodies, I had carefully prepared the 'finder', the
equatorial and a silver mirror lens (Eddy) 0.10 m in diameter
and focussed them on the Solar-disk and then on the bodies,
while at night I was able to steer this system also towards the
planets and the moon, which had been in the first quarter over
the past two days.  Without changing the focus of the system,
only the Moon was seen with sharpness."


Cheers

Ray D



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