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'Celtic cross' discovered in Mars photograph!

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posted on Oct, 21 2014 @ 01:10 AM
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Guys! This one is quite an anomaly! A 'cross' embedded in Martian rock.


The anomaly, which was spotted in a photograph returned by NASA's Opportunity rover, consists of what looks like a perfect circle with a cross design in the center. However, the circular cross shape happens to bear an uncanny resemblance to the type of screw-heads found in the rover's Alpha particle X-ray Spectrometer tool.

The most likely explanation therefore is that the rover left an unintentional imprint of one of the spectrometer's screw-heads in the rock just before the photograph was taken. But then could the delicate spectrometer's screw-head make such an indentation into solid rock?

If not, then could there be another explanation too? Like an alien artifact embedded into the rock?

Here's the NASA image....





If you look closely, the indentation seems to be made in antiquity. Doesn't seem freshly scooped out!

What do you think?

mars.jpl.nasa.gov...
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posted on Oct, 21 2014 @ 01:16 AM
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Here is a picture of the APXS carried on the rover. Notice the screws around the rim? Notice the inner curve of the rim? Notice how the imprint matches?
mars.jpl.nasa.gov...

The APXS is a "contact instrument" it is is pressed against the material it is analyzing.


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posted on Oct, 21 2014 @ 01:17 AM
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Posted & debunked already, sorry my friend. It was a screw imprint from the rover or something.



posted on Oct, 21 2014 @ 01:18 AM
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Already posted. It's an imprint of a screw, and it's in loose sand, not solid rock.
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posted on Oct, 21 2014 @ 01:18 AM
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a reply to: Phage

Its no fun when you make sense of it so fast phage!

Didn't look much like the celtic cross to begin with tho

Well looks like you weren't alone in that aspect

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posted on Oct, 21 2014 @ 01:26 AM
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I am gonna have to disagree with you Phage, if that were the case the patterns would match or at least be similar and they are not. Nice try though Debunkosaurus



posted on Oct, 21 2014 @ 01:28 AM
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a reply to: nrd101
Actually, they do. The screw head. The inner curve of the rim.
Perfect match because that's what made it.



posted on Oct, 21 2014 @ 01:39 AM
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originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: nrd101
Actually, they do. The screw head. The inner curve of the rim.
Perfect match because that's what made it.



That is why I disagree, in your pic there are many repeating concentric circles that are not present
on the image from mars. In fact, It shows a different cross type pattern.



posted on Oct, 21 2014 @ 02:16 AM
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originally posted by: nrd101

originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: nrd101
Actually, they do. The screw head. The inner curve of the rim.
Perfect match because that's what made it.



That is why I disagree, in your pic there are many repeating concentric circles that are not present
on the image from mars. In fact, It shows a different cross type pattern.


What nrd101 is referring to is the fact that the martian imprint has 4 holes. Phage's image clearly has 6 holes. Because nrd101 and I have superb spacial ability and abstract reasoning skills
, we are quickly and accurately able to determine that the patterns do not match.




Spatial visualization ability or visual-spatial ability is the ability to mentally manipulate 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional figures. It is typically measured with simple cognitive tests and is predictive of user performance with some kinds of user interfaces.



I rarely post, but this one is too obvious not too, I think theres more to that martian imprint, star if you agree.



posted on Oct, 21 2014 @ 02:45 AM
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a reply to: nrd101

Nevermind
X doesn't mark the spot.
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posted on Oct, 21 2014 @ 02:53 AM
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originally posted by: AdmireTheDistance
Already posted. It's an imprint of a screw, and it's in loose sand, not solid rock.


It seems to me that this is especially why there should be an imprint of more than one screw visible. If it is indeed, a screw at all.



posted on Oct, 21 2014 @ 02:58 AM
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a reply to: MoonBlossom
So, it's a recent imprint in the dust? What do you think made it?

Heres a little experiment you can do at home. Make a little pile of cornstarch or something finer. Don't level it out, just a bump of dust. Use a can of soup and push it down on the pile, off center. Not too hard. The can is circular right? Is the impression a circle, or an arc?

www.abovetopsecret.com...

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posted on Oct, 21 2014 @ 03:16 AM
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a reply to: OrionHunterX

Interesting picture!
I even see a handle on top of the circular object, angled to the right



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posted on Oct, 21 2014 @ 03:26 AM
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The imprint theory doesn't explain the square structure above and below the circular item ...looks like if they were testing they were testing the long squared structure just covered by the dirt.



posted on Oct, 21 2014 @ 03:28 AM
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a reply to: parker
It isn't square. Not even close.



posted on Oct, 21 2014 @ 03:31 AM
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a reply to: Phage

Wasting your time Phage. Apparently it's more logical that it's a Celtic cross or something else than a screw imprint from the camera.



posted on Oct, 21 2014 @ 03:32 AM
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a reply to: ShadowLink



Wasting your time Phage.


S & G is never a waste of time.



posted on Oct, 21 2014 @ 04:40 AM
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Here is a pic of the screw on the apxs that made the impression

APXS



posted on Oct, 21 2014 @ 05:03 AM
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a reply to: DooDer

Umm, that screw in the pic you post there looks tiny in comparison to that imprint on Mars..............

Also, the cross section of the screw in your pic doesn't even match that cross imprint.
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posted on Oct, 21 2014 @ 05:55 AM
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a reply to: Vrill

Its a microscopic imager, it makes little things bigger.

Look here....nasa. It even says it on the top of the page the op linked to...



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