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originally posted by: Roxxo
Well this is kind of weird, but I've been looking through the other pictures in that set and whatever that is does not appear to be there in some of the pictures. Here is the full series. The relevant images start at this date and time: 2014-08-05 13:25:25 UTC.
In this picture the tentacled hell beast, as I have taken to calling it, is visible.(This is the full size image from the OP)
In this picture, if you zoom in, said tentacled hell beast does not appear to be in the image. On the left of the image, you can make out the same location and there are no tentacle like protrusions.
Here they are zoomed in, first pic is the main image, second is the bottom right portion.
So, weird shadows? Tentacled hellspawn? Martian sunflower? Spacefaring spider crab? You decide.
***Insert Giorgio not saying it's aliens pic here***
originally posted by: Konduit
originally posted by: RMFX1
a reply to: ypperst
Normally, I wuldn't respond to such threads but I'm going to make an exception this time..because..I've had enough.
For years, we've had people posting pictures of rocks that could resemble almost anything if you stared at it long enough. "Hey guys! Is this a severed finger on mars?" or "hey guys! I found a primitive vase in the mars rover pictures!"
There's nothing on mars exept for rocks that have been eroded in an infinite and random fashion by the weather.
That's not to say mars is not interesting. We know that it has probably and still might be home to basic life in bacteria and such, but nothing advanced enough to make anything of this nature. Move along, there's nothing to see here...unless you came to look at rocks.
Maybe you should bring your squeals to the Rant forum if a thread like this offends you so much.
Telling from the stars and flags some of us find it rather intriguing to investigate and speculate on matters that frankly, nobody here knows the answers to. And if you claim that you do have the definitive answer with no supporting evidence other then your own bias, don't expect people to take you seriously.
Back to the topic at and, it does look incredibly out of place. Almost like a fossil or some sort of fungi? Never seen anything like this before in a Mars photo, definitely strange.
Good catch OP
originally posted by: onebigmonkey
The image that is being presented as being a crab is not the image on NASA's site.
This is a zoom of the actual image, which I've increased to 300 dpi and adjusted the brightness levels. Nothing else: