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Originally posted by fieryjaguarpaw
Are you serious? I can't see any ring around the planet in that pic. It also looks like it is a picture taken in the visible wavelength of light and not IR.
Are you joking? Even if it was an IR picture it's way too small to see anything.
Talk about doing a disservice and being un-objective.
Originally posted by Outlawstar
Anyone whos done some real trawling through NASA moon images and the rest of space for that matter, knows at the very least there are MANY "unexplainable" anomalies.
Skeptical Ed: "Please be so kind as to giving us at least one source where one can see an 'unexplainable" anomaly. Merci."
As for helping our own planet instead of going to space, never gonna happen, the status quo WILL be kept unless the public does something about it and thats that unfortunatly.
Skeptical Ed: "You're right about that! The public went to sleep a long time ago. Unfortunately, I'm awake."
Oh and for those calling Hoagland crazy without actually making any sort of argument as to why, grow up please that would be nice.
Skeptical Ed: "Haven't you read any of his unsupported claims? Haven't you read "Dark Mission: The Secret History of NASA"? Haven't you heard that he sees a 'castle' suspended many miles above the moon's surface. Haven't you read about his 'destroyed' city on the moon he refers to as L.A.? Haven't you read his comments about Ukert Crater's 'triangular' center peak? Haven't you read about his 'Cydonia' city on Mars complete with a 'face'? Haven't you heard/read that he thinks that the astronauts' minds were messed with so as not to remember that they saw alien structures on the moon? He's loonie!"
Originally posted by whattheh
Okay guys take it easy. No need for attacks. Just add your two cents and why you think that way. That is what this place is all about.
And now for my 2 cents...
Frankly I have always thought Hoagland seemed a little off, not just his theories, the way in which he asserts them.
Quite frankly everytime I look at his photos I really can't see crap. How they make shapes out of some of these blurs I don't get.
HOWEVER, that is my whole problem with the moon, the blurry black and white photos we have been spoon fed.
In 1976 we got full color panoramic pictures of mars. Still have none of the moon.
Originally posted by dennisdvx
I have read Hoagland's article and I find it informative. The issue is not hoagland or how he presents his evidence or theories, the issue is... and always has been, is there evidence of any prior or current civilization on the Moon?... (not to exclude Mars, but the Moon is the subject of this original post). I have resorted to using what is available at hand to further my own research into this subject. I have some images taken from Google Moon (P/O Google Earth) that I find extremely interesting. All are from Tycho Crater with the one exception titled 'vehicle' which is near the Apollo 15 landing site. There are 25 images with coordinates for those who would like to look for themselves. You should keep an open mind in doing so. Look for geometry and rectiliniarity and also shadow angles. Tycho is one of the few areas in google moon with decent enough resolution to see anything worthwhile, even though it is heavily obfuscated and image tampered with. The tampering is probably the most obvious thing you might notice when looking around Tycho. If there is nothing to hide... then why the image tampering?
[edit on 26-10-2009 by dennisdvx]
Originally posted by 0bserver1
I wish there was a tool or maybe some good programmer could make a software tool to 100% unsolved the blurring and smearing on those pictures.
Originally posted by fieryjaguarpaw
OK. So thus far the biggest complaints are that his writting style is too colorful and interesting and should be more boring, that he talks too loud and out shouts people (don't know how you get that from reading an article he wrote), and that he Refers to himself in his book (again not this article) as hoagland (how else would you distinguish between which of the two authors did what?)
Skeptical Ed: "You just don't want to deal with the reality that a lot of the replies are from people who think Hoagland is a loon because of what he says in the article you supplied a link to. It's full of crazy allegations and claims and he can't post any evidence to support anything he says. It's all assuming and speculation. And a lot of people have been exposed to him in print and on radio and TV shows and they almost all agree to a man, Hoagland thinks he's the cat's meow."
And then of course there was that link to a website that I think was in Italian with pictures that look like they have Japanese words on them... I assume the site debunks the pictures, but I can't read either of those languages, and it really makes no difference anyway because the pictures shown on that site were not used by Hoagland so it's really just off topic nonsense.
Skeptical Ed: "One of the repliers mentioned Bob Dean and his NASA photos much as Hoagland mentions NASA photos that he sees things in. I found a link to explain one of Bob's photos. Me thinks you criticize too much."
And of course there was the post that didn't like the fact that Hoagland had explained the acronym LCROSS correctly. (LOL WHAT?)
Skeptical Ed: "It may have been me that mentioned it and you should have named names, no one's feelings are going to be hurt. The acronym LCROSS - Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) while not created by Hoagland is dumb and a misuse of words. It should have been LROSS."
Oh yeah and then people saying hippie crap like "I hate space period... Why can't we just feed the poor, and build houses for each other, and stop hurting the Earth and learn to give each other free love and spread my disease!?"
Skeptical Ed: "Next time start a thread, specify the kind of replies that'll please you. You don't sound that together, mentally."
Originally posted by Shere Khaan
Wait, that picture is too small for you to see a white ring, but the pixelated piece of crap taken from a screenshot on the NASA site is sufficient proof of a massive alien dome and city on the horizon?
Here's another with the same effect covering half the moon.
Originally posted by IgnoreTheFacts
If you guys wanna hear classic comedy, just go back and listen to any of Hoagland's interviews or shows with that other fool Kevin Smith. Absolutely laughable. I almost feel embarrassed for him listening to some of the things he says, especially about the C3PO head on the moon, which he says is "clear as day" and how George Lucas was seeded the Star Wars story from government people in the know. Seriously? Gimme a break.
I just have trouble figuring out how a grown man can be so foolish, unless he truly has a mental disorder or something, then I would give him a free pass.
But for anyone here teetering on giving him the benefit of a doubt, go listen to all his Kevin Smith Show interviews and that will remove all doubt about him being legitimate. And for those that are already on this fool's side, well maybe you should look in the mirror next time you criticize the current state of Ufology, and don't dare ask the question "why don't people take us seriously?".
Originally posted by mrwiffler
The only smoking gun Hoagland has is in his pants. Smoking from the friction of self stimulation.
Originally posted by fieryjaguarpaw
Yes the picture is very small not in IR and I do not see a ring. And yes I do see the ring or band around the edge of the Moon on the screen capture that Hoagland used.
But you seriously must be joking right!? This new picture is not of Mercury... It's of the Moon! Why would you post another picture that shows the same thing Hoagland's picture showed? All you are doing is providing more evidence to support what Hoagland is saying. This must just be some weird game for you, because I can't figure out why you would try and "debunk" something by posting information that confirms the very thing you are trying to debunk.
One last thing. In the words of Padmae "You assume too much." Just because I and others find this stuff interesting does not mean that we belive 100% that it is proof of a giant Lunar dome. I for one am not 100% convinced, but I do think the information presented is interesting and deserves to be looked at. What are some other models or theorys that could explain this and other things Hoagland has put forward in his paper? I would love to hear some alternate theories, that's why I started the thread, but so far all I've gotten is lame personal attacks on Hoagland, a few off topic random remarks, and some misquotes and inacurate accusations.
[edit on 27-10-2009 by fieryjaguarpaw]
Originally posted by Skeptical Ed
In case you were not aware, here is an excellent blog and in this particular "issue" he explains how Hoagland faked the C3PO head.
The Emoluments of Mars
Tuesday, June 24, 2008
'Data's Head' image proved fraudulent