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New pictures from Ceres, showing statue/giant ?

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posted on Jun, 10 2015 @ 05:18 PM
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originally posted by: TinfoilTP
All the other craters in the image, and there are many, have fuzzy less defined edges which indicate they are much older than the crater with the glow effect. That crater is so new and the glow so centered that it leads to the thought it is remnants of the impact object. There are even splash fallout glow spots from impact object debris falling back into the crater, which is prominent at 3 - 4'oclock to the picture orientation indicating the slight angle of trajectory away from the perpendicular crater's center the impact object came in at.



That's my thing too .... It HAS to be very new or elevated otherwise cosmic dust would cover the shine.




posted on Jun, 10 2015 @ 05:26 PM
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I don't think its a statue, it looks the same as the other things around it that don't have a familiar pareidolia effect.

My money is on the light being a unknown element from the asteroid that hit it. It's just about dead-center in the crater.

It is probably that crap off of the Simpsons. Definitely something with its own energy or phosphorescence. Maybe we found a replacement for gas.

Cool pictures



posted on Jun, 10 2015 @ 05:35 PM
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a reply to: Spacespider

Whatever it is, statue-etc, it appears to be the source of the light in the center of the image.



posted on Jun, 10 2015 @ 11:18 PM
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a reply to: raedar

It looks like it has excavation or roads around it ? good eye



posted on Jun, 11 2015 @ 12:09 AM
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originally posted by: raedar
Anyone else see a black triangle when zooming in here:





It`s either a devil or angle,I can`t make up my mind...



posted on Jun, 11 2015 @ 12:21 AM
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a reply to: Legman

Who you jiving with that Cosmic Debris?!



posted on Jun, 11 2015 @ 03:10 AM
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a reply to: Spacespider

I think everyone is getting caught up in the terms "statue" and "giant", and missing an interesting feature that Spacespider has pointed out. Whatever this anomaly is, it appears to be silhouetted against the light source. It is either spiked up very tall, and due to the angle, standing between the lens and the light source. Or if its not something tall, then it looks to be hanging out over it. It gives the overall appearance (or illusion) that the whole thing is a big jagged hole revealing the planet's burning core. Look at how the dark statue-like shape has background glare where it is silhouetted against the light. And look at the light and shadow around the edges of the circle of light. It appears that light is shining UP against the sloped "cliffsides" of the light/hole/whatever. And it appears that this big giant rock is somehow above the light source.

I consider this an interesting find!



posted on Jun, 11 2015 @ 03:16 AM
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It does look like there are things there. What ATS needs is someone like Bruce Macabee to analyze images like this one. He knows how to tell if we are looking at real structured objects or if it is an optical illusion or not, and he is probably better than all the rest out there put together.



posted on Jun, 11 2015 @ 05:27 AM
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originally posted by: amazing
Really good find. That's definitely something worth taking a closer a look at.



Agreed. Zooming in some more will DEFINITELY help us solve this. Might i suggest inverting the image and adjusting the contrast too?



posted on Jun, 11 2015 @ 06:24 AM
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good catch OP...I see something. I does not look something mundane. I also see something along the western side of the "lake shore"...magnified to the extreme...it looks like some regular shapes. Highly speculative of course...but interesting find none the less. Let's wait for better photos...(something tells me..this is as good as we will get of this area).



posted on Jun, 11 2015 @ 07:56 AM
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Wondering if people even looked at the pictures I posted in my OP.. look at the last one
That´s not just of blurred pixels... there is clearly a unknown object there.
It looks like the top of a human torso hovering and casting a shadow.



posted on Jun, 11 2015 @ 01:00 PM
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originally posted by: Spacespider
Wondering if people even looked at the pictures I posted in my OP.. look at the last one
That´s not just of blurred pixels... there is clearly a unknown object there.
It looks like the top of a human torso hovering and casting a shadow.

Wondering if you're aware that using bicubic resize smoothes out the pixels and creates shapes that aren't necessarily there. Pixel resize is more faithful to representing an enlarged image (although not necessarily prettier).

Here a cropped portion of the image, enlarged x8 using pixel resize:

Jpeg version


TIFF version


Clearly, we don't have much to work with here, and any perceived resemblance to anything it speculatory and subjective.

All we're looking at (at this point) is a dark line thingie, which could be a slope that's in the shadow, or could be something else, but it's simply too early to tell, given the low image resolution.

Also, at such small image scale, a lot of what you see is due to jpeg compression artifacts, such as blocky appearance or checkerboard patterns.
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posted on Jun, 12 2015 @ 06:07 AM
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a reply to: wildespace

I dont know what you did, perhaps saved in low res... I have not done anything to smooth my pics out, only zoomed.

And that dark spot is darker and more defined then anything else, so it stands out.




posted on Jun, 12 2015 @ 07:11 AM
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originally posted by: Spacespider
a reply to: wildespace

I dont know what you did, perhaps saved in low res...

I copy&pasted the original image into a graphics editing software, cropped it to a small area around the dark thingie, and resized it by 800% using pixel resize.


I have not done anything to smooth my pics out, only zoomed.

How exactly did you "zoom" the image?

Most zooming techniques I've tried smooth out the pixels. Every image on the screen is made up of square pixels. Simply zooming in would just enlarge those pixels (as shown in my images), and to make a zoomed-in image appear as smooth as it does in your posts means there was some algorithm that smoothes the pixels out.



posted on Jun, 12 2015 @ 07:15 AM
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a reply to: Spacespider

obviously a towering presence...with shadow and everything. The question is...is it a natural formation. Does not matter what we would like...these pics are always just enough of low quality to be unable to discern anything concrete.

Anyway...I'm still pretty interested in this anomaly.



posted on Jun, 12 2015 @ 07:43 AM
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a reply to: wildespace

You are doing somehing wrong.. even looking at the original its not as pixelated as yours.. are you sure you are looking at the same picture ?

Try holding down left Ctrl and scroll forward.. to zoom in on the original, its still not as pixelated as yours

www.nasa.gov...



posted on Jun, 12 2015 @ 08:25 AM
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originally posted by: Spacespider
a reply to: wildespace

You are doing somehing wrong.. even looking at the original its not as pixelated as yours.. are you sure you are looking at the same picture ?

Try holding down left Ctrl and scroll forward.. to zoom in on the original, its still not as pixelated as yours

www.nasa.gov...


Using your web browser to zoom will usually result in smoothed images.

When I zoom in on your version (zooming using photoshop with no image smoothing), I get what wildespace gets:








By the way (and a minor issue not really related to the image smoothing issue), the image file you linked was NOT the raw jpeg file. To clarify, this is not the reason for the smoothed-out zooming (that was due to zooming in your web browser rather than an image editor), but just so you know, the image you linked (image name "pia19568_main-1041.jpg") is very slightly altered (enlarged) relative to the raw jpeg file. The raw file is linked below:

PIA19568_hires.jpg

edit on 6/12/2015 by Soylent Green Is People because: (no reason given)



posted on Jun, 12 2015 @ 09:42 AM
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a reply to: Soylent Green Is People

Still with your prefered pixelated version... The unknown black spot is still there.. even if you view the whole picture without zoom, the unknown entity by that pool stands out very clear to its surroundings



posted on Jun, 12 2015 @ 10:11 AM
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originally posted by: buellmph
Ceresly?


You owe me a new keyboard and a cup of coffee for that!


On topic, why can't shadows and rocks on Ceres (and Mars for that matter) just be shadows and rocks? Why do we feel this bizarre need to make them statues and pyramids and etc. and claim that as "proof" of...aliens or whatever.
While this is very interesting, I think we should have a more logical assumption - like a recent meteorite strike blasting the dirt layer off and revealing some ice or other reflective frozen material that is now reflecting the sun like a searchlight.
Just because it may look like the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio doesn't mean it isa statue.



posted on Jun, 12 2015 @ 10:13 AM
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originally posted by: Spacespider
a reply to: Soylent Green Is People

Still with your prefered pixelated version... The unknown black spot is still there.. even if you view the whole picture without zoom, the unknown entity by that pool stands out very clear to its surroundings


The "pool" is over-exposed pixels (pixels that are too bright for the camera's image sensors to show properly). Therefore, we really can't see the true shape of the reflective material that is causing those pixels to be overexposed. Obviously something reflective is there, but we can't yet see the true extent or the true brightness of what is there.

As for the darker blob -- it is simply a dark blob of something (e.g., it could be darker soil material, or a shadow of a ridge, or a giant statue, etc.). There are other blobs of equal darkness in that image (and all over Ceres, for that matter), so I'm not sure why you are concentrating only on that one spot.



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