I was anxiously awaiting today's release of the lost Apollo 11 videos from Perth, as I assume many others were as well
First of all. OK... This is 'probably' nothing. However, it caught my eye and I thought I would share.
While looking at the video I came across from nasawatch.com, I noticed right away something very strange at 1:16-1:17 . It looks like a streak
in the sky behind the two astronauts... right between them.
Now, I realize that that the astronaut on the left is moving left at this point in the video and as a result, may be causing some light artifact on
the helmet of the astronaut on the right.
But, the artifact seems to start BETWEEN the two astronauts, rather than being a reflection on the right astronaut's helmet.
What is it?
1) a camera artifact?
2) a UFO?
3) a meteor burning up in the moon's non-atmosphere
It looks to me like something to do with the camera. It doesn't appear limited to the helmet visor, as you said. It also passes by "on top" of the
astronaut on the right. It's not something in the background for sure.
Originally posted by Doomsday 2029
It's a reflection on the Space Helmet.
I tried that one in my head and by marking it with my thumb, following where the edge should be (easy to judge when one is in front of the other). It
has a fading persistence like an afterimage effect. It appears to originate outside the boundary. It may be a reflection off the visor of the sun or
brightly lit object directly onto the camera rather than an image in the visor itself.
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