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Giant footprints on the Moon

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posted on Aug, 1 2018 @ 10:57 AM
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a reply to: Spacespider

Maybe postholes dug to test out the idea of a massive border wall?




posted on Aug, 1 2018 @ 11:58 AM
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originally posted by: SlapMonkey
a reply to: Spacespider

Maybe postholes dug to test out the idea of a massive border wall?



Who knows, your guess is as good as mine..
Perhaps the beginning of Trump Space force will start with a huge wall on the moon.



posted on Aug, 1 2018 @ 01:05 PM
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a reply to: Spacespider

Have you ever dripped water on really dry sand or a powder, and it leaves a weird raised circular "clump" after it dries? They almost look like that.



posted on Aug, 1 2018 @ 01:41 PM
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Just to add some more clarification, Mare Crisium was alo photographed in image 154 H3

www.lpi.usra.edu...

and image 177 H3

www.lpi.usra.edu...

The dots do not appear in either of those images. Image 154 was taken on 1967-05-14 at 05:32:33.01. Image 177 was taken at 1967-05-24 at 09:45:28.41. Image 191, the one in question, was taken on 1967-05-25 at 09:47:05.51.

The source of the image timings is at the PDS node for Lunar Orbiter data:

pds-imaging.jpl.nasa.gov...



posted on Aug, 1 2018 @ 03:14 PM
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originally posted by: Soylent Green Is People
Why would they be visible at all on the dark side of this mountain? Nothing else in that shadow of the mountain is catching any sunlight.



That makes me think it might be some sort of image glitch -- whether it's a real feature/crater that got reapeated in the process of stitching together the image, or is an repeating image artifact that looks coincidentally like a crater.

They also do not appear in the LRO images of the Moon:

LRO Image of That Area



Perhaps it was a passing asteroid that got in the way of the camera? But they do create inverse shadow shapes in sunlight.



posted on Aug, 1 2018 @ 03:50 PM
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its a image blemish



posted on Aug, 1 2018 @ 04:37 PM
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The music in the video convinced me that these are real footprints.



posted on Aug, 1 2018 @ 04:48 PM
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a reply to: Zarniwoop



Dammit Zarni, soda in my nose burns.



posted on Aug, 1 2018 @ 04:57 PM
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originally posted by: SlapMonkey
a reply to: Spacespider

Maybe postholes dug to test out the idea of a massive border wall?



Approved!



posted on Aug, 1 2018 @ 05:23 PM
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Moon gravity is great for the lost art of pogo. Must've been quite a stick.

But there are some weird things to see on ol Luna ... whether this one is a photo glitch or not. Granted, most are well explained away, but there are a few that are puzzling... as well as some credible seeming testimony about NASA airbrushing artifacts.

Some of the oddities from Leonard's "Someone Else is on the Moon" are curious, too ... everything is debatable, tho.



posted on Aug, 1 2018 @ 09:52 PM
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a reply to: Soylent Green Is People

Google moon is a composite of many different images put together to form a whole.

So my first thoughts are that this is just image glitch artifacts.



posted on Aug, 2 2018 @ 03:08 AM
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The pic with the multiple 'footprints' is interesting.

These images purporting to be foot prints are hexagonal in shape and apparently such shapes are found on just about all of the planets that have been filmed sufficiently close up to make recognition of shape obvious.



posted on Aug, 2 2018 @ 05:05 AM
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originally posted by: Azureblue
a reply to: Spacespider

The pic with the multiple 'footprints' is interesting.

These images purporting to be foot prints are hexagonal in shape and apparently such shapes are found on just about all of the planets that have been filmed sufficiently close up to make recognition of shape obvious.



Thanks..

What is more interesting is that these holes are visible over multiple scans.. so that rules out a glitch.
These holes where there at some point, perhaps they are gone now



posted on Aug, 2 2018 @ 05:22 AM
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The holes were never there.

The suggestion of a hexagonal shape to them is more to do with the image resolution used. If you go to the Lunar Orbiter PDS site I linked to earlier you can download much higher resolution versions than are available at the Apollo Image Atlas. Here's a section from the high res version of image 4191 H3:



The appearance of some of the 'holes' suggests they are drips on the image from the developing process in lunar orbit:



Also at the PDS site is the 24" lens image taken at exactly the same time - here's a section of the Mare Crisium part:



So not only is there no sign of any holes in lunar orbiter images taken within 24 hours of the image in question, they also aren't visible in an image taken at exactly the same time.
edit on 2/8/2018 by OneBigMonkeyToo because: extra image ad typo



posted on Aug, 2 2018 @ 05:35 AM
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Well what where I looking at then ?

Could it be a edited out by NASA but forget to erase it all, these holes have different sizes and traverse different sections of imagining. Some of the holes appear to have something in them and some are casting shadows and reflecting sunlight.



posted on Aug, 2 2018 @ 06:00 AM
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You were looking, like everyone else, at blemishes on the original image. That image is the only one that shows those 'holes'. No other photos taken by anyone or anything at any time show them. Apparently NASA have been so sloppy that they even forgot to edit it out of the original paper copy, the scanned version, and the digitally remastered version from the original tapes only put on the PDS recently.

Speaking of paper copy, here's a part of the image from my personal copy of the 1971 Lunar Orbiter Photographic Atlas of the Moon:



For the most part the image quality isn't good enough to show them clearly, but they show up there.

There are no holes, there never were, nothing went walkies over the lunar surface, they are blemishes on a photograph.



posted on Aug, 2 2018 @ 07:14 PM
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Could be from one of the x-large space clowns that frequent the moon a reply to: Spacespider



posted on Aug, 3 2018 @ 08:23 AM
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Hey 8 legs why don't you research how the image was processed.


The Lunar Orbiters had an ingenious imaging system, which consisted of a dual-lens camera, a film processing unit, a readout scanner, and a film handling apparatus. Both lenses, a 610 mm (24 in) narrow angle high resolution (HR) lens and an 80 mm (3.1 in) wide angle medium resolution (MR) lens, placed their frame exposures on a single roll of 70 mm film. The axes of the two cameras were coincident so the area imaged in the HR frames were centered within the MR frame areas. The film was moved during exposure to compensate for the spacecraft velocity, which was estimated by an electro-optical sensor. The film was then processed, scanned, and the images transmitted back to Earth.



The film was developed on-orbit in a semi-dry process, and then scanned by a photomultiplier for transmission to Earth


Yes the film was processed on board so guess what problems with developing and scanning and transmission could happen.



posted on Aug, 3 2018 @ 08:38 AM
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a reply to: Blaine91555

Haven't you learn yet not to drink anything while surfing the Aliens & UFOs board?




posted on Aug, 3 2018 @ 08:43 AM
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So no giant alien robot wandering about on the Moon then?

Damn you and your science and logic and knowledge of photography!



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