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...anyone else notice the chem trails in the clouds west of california? I dont see them elsewhere...
Originally posted by breakingdradles
Shouldn't you be able to see at least one satellite if we are looking at half of the Earth?
It must be high enough to capture a satellite or ISS or space junk ect. if it's high enough to capture the whole Earth.
Originally posted by ShadowLink
You would think!
Maybe they can put one up that does'nt have the background blacked out and is'nt an indexed GIF.
Originally posted by Phage
reply to post by breakingdradles
The disk of Earth is 8,000 miles across. The ISS orbits about 200 miles above the surface of the Earth. That is 1/40th the width of the disc.
If the ISS were directly below the GEOS satellite it would still be 23,000 miles away from it. The ISS is the largest thing in orbit around the Earth. It is about 100 yards across. See those islands in the Sea of Cortez off Baja? Those islands are about 20 miles long. So the ISS, or any other satellite, would be very very very difficult to see.
[edit on 7/31/2009 by Phage]
Originally posted by epete22
someone please tell me why its in grey scale. I am sick of these grey scale images of mars, moon and now the earth.
Why strip the color out of these images?