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Originally posted by whitl103
I had my reservations until I saw the entire collection. Very compelling to see the spot stay seemingly so stationary. This gives me a bit more hope that it's not just lense flare up there.
Originally posted by -Thom-
reply to post by SaturnFX
Strange isn't it? Perhaps that's why the believers are hard to convince
"Awareness is something that happens in due time. Remember several hundred years ago you'd think that if the world we live in was round everyone would know it right? However that was contrary to the actual belief and they were suppressed for bearing such beliefs."
Originally posted by lycopersicum
Just a suggestion, Any of you video / photo buffs, want to take a great glare free shot of the Sun?
Barrow or buy a welders mask.I have one,and I do it all the time, you can look strait at it.
I use a very dark pair of sun glasses,and then put my welders mask on.
I would NOT suggest you look at it, with your eyes for very long,after about 5 min you will get a very bad/weird feeling head ache,LOL
But your Camera / Video device can look all day .
The sun looks very small, and seems to have bulges on either side ,tilted slightly.
Just what the sun looks like to me through the mask.
But you guys could use one to get a great shot,Just saying!
Originally posted by MissSmartypants
reply to post by StoneGarden
Of course it wouldn't have to actually hit the planet to affect the planet. Supposedly it's a brown dwarf star(most solar systems are binary systems) with, I believe, seven 'moons/planetoids' orbiting it. That...passing through our solar system would have to leave a mark. Hence the big sigh.
Originally posted by awakened sleeper
I cross my eyes for the fun of it daily. I have 20/20 and stare at and INTO the sun whenever I want- which is usually 2-3 times a week. I have awareness about such things because I practice them. Try it... if you dare.
Originally posted by arcnaver
Don't you think that if it were really there and that close to the sun back then as well, that after 5 or so years and five Earth Orbits, we would have seen a different perspective? Nope, it always seems to be right around the same spot.
heh, back when I was 13, there was a partial eclypse of the sun. I was told not to look directly at the sun but I ignored it and simply watched.
Took awhile for my eyes to get accustomed to it and I watched it.
For like 3 months straight, I had a black dot in front of me...was worried I would be partially blind for life, but eventually it faded and repaired itself.
Can you look at the sun? ya, but you can also put your hand over a candle. I don't recommend it simply from experience...
You may feel great about seeing the sun like your accomplishing something and debunking a myth, but its based in solid science and no doubt at a young age you will lose your sight from the damage your doing to it.
I would quit while your ahead...but its your choice