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Picture Of A UFO Taken From A Jetliner

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posted on Jul, 26 2010 @ 03:51 PM
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Couldn't find that this had been posted before, but I'm sure no one will be mad if it's posted again. Anyway feel free to call me a doofus if it has and close this thread down.


The picture below was taken by Flickr user Magic_lamp while on a RyanAir fight from Portugal to the UK this May. He says, that despite being very cliche for this type of photo, he did not notice the dark spot in the upper left of the image along the curvature of the earth when he took the photograph.








Analysis of the picture from source:


As you can see, the object does not appear to be any sort of known aircraft or balloon. At this level of magnification we can begin to see that the object appears to be three dimensional. When you look at the cloud tops and the engine cowling, it appears that the object was being lit by the same light source as the engine and clouds. This becomes clearer as we further enlarge and inhance the image. This time to 1700% of the original size (this was done with SmillaEnlarger at the default setting).
ObjectEnanced1700per.jpg

Here we can see from the shadows on the object that it appears to have convex sides and that the side of the object facing away from the viewer may be curved or have curved corners. Additionally, we can see that the 4 blue dots along the dark side of the object that were visible at the lower magnification appear to be part of some sort of circular structures stretching the width of the object. Unfortunately with only one photograph we have no clue which direction (if any) the object is traveling in, but if we assume the object is traveling away from the camera, the dark section we are seeing may be the external portions of a propulsion system. This could provide a plausible explanation for the darker coloration which could either be the result of exhaust from the system, or the propulsion system being recessed into the craft to reduce the thermal or infrared signature of the craft (like was done on the Stealth Fighter).


Source: UFO Jetliner

[edit on 26/7/10 by Droogie]




posted on Jul, 26 2010 @ 03:55 PM
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I did'nt know jet liners could reach altitudes where you could see the curvature of the earth. In any case the image does not show any motion blur so the speed of the UFO is identical to the speed of the airplane the person taking the picture was on. To me this represents the UFO was actually a spec of dust on the window of the plane and the illusion of an object was created.



posted on Jul, 26 2010 @ 04:00 PM
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It doesn't look to me like a spec of dust..

Also maybe the object was deliberatly trailing the plane, hence the same speed...

I'm sure someone will be along shortly with the analysis and conclusion of Chinese Lanterns or reflection of the passengers Ipod...



posted on Jul, 26 2010 @ 04:15 PM
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Looks like a flying alarm clock.



posted on Jul, 26 2010 @ 04:26 PM
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It looks real to me.

The scale and light reflection makes it appear to be a solid object at distance.

If it were a small object affixed to the window of the aircraft you wouldnt see the light reflection off of the right hand side of the thing.



posted on Jul, 26 2010 @ 04:30 PM
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looks real enough to me, planes to thailand from uk get that high its great watching the night chasing you



posted on Jul, 26 2010 @ 04:44 PM
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Originally posted by Droogie
Couldn't find that this had been posted before, but I'm sure no one will be mad if it's posted again. Anyway feel free to call me a doofus if it has and close this thread down.


The picture below was taken by Flickr user Magic_lamp while on a RyanAir fight from Portugal to the UK this May. He says, that despite being very cliche for this type of photo, he did not notice the dark spot in the upper left of the image along the curvature of the earth when he took the photograph.








Analysis of the picture from source:


As you can see, the object does not appear to be any sort of known aircraft or balloon. At this level of magnification we can begin to see that the object appears to be three dimensional. When you look at the cloud tops and the engine cowling, it appears that the object was being lit by the same light source as the engine and clouds. This becomes clearer as we further enlarge and inhance the image. This time to 1700% of the original size (this was done with SmillaEnlarger at the default setting).
ObjectEnanced1700per.jpg

Here we can see from the shadows on the object that it appears to have convex sides and that the side of the object facing away from the viewer may be curved or have curved corners. Additionally, we can see that the 4 blue dots along the dark side of the object that were visible at the lower magnification appear to be part of some sort of circular structures stretching the width of the object. Unfortunately with only one photograph we have no clue which direction (if any) the object is traveling in, but if we assume the object is traveling away from the camera, the dark section we are seeing may be the external portions of a propulsion system. This could provide a plausible explanation for the darker coloration which could either be the result of exhaust from the system, or the propulsion system being recessed into the craft to reduce the thermal or infrared signature of the craft (like was done on the Stealth Fighter).


Source: UFO Jetliner

[edit on 26/7/10 by Droogie]


From what I can see it's something outside the window. And it may be one of those advanced crafts from the US called TR3-B. Google it and you will notice the fat triangle look like this object in the picture.



posted on Jul, 26 2010 @ 04:54 PM
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Are you kidding? I hope you are? The supposed TR3B is triangular in shape. Does the 3rd photo of the OP look ANYTHING like that? BTW, The TR3B has been rumored to have Pulse Detonation engines or scramjet engines. This photo has no evidence of that!



posted on Jul, 26 2010 @ 05:42 PM
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I'm not a good image analyst at all, in fact I'm a complete doofus when it comes to it. But it seemed like a good picture of a real object, but in case the picture haven't been altered in any way, I've got some questions.

It seems the plane is very high above the clouds, but are there any possibility that a balloon might keep its posture at this altitude? Is it possible that it might increase in size due to the high altitude, or the other way around?

Is it possible that it's somekind of reflection, despite the enhancement of the picture doesn't show much sign of it?

Or are there any indications that the picture might have been altered in any way?



posted on Jul, 26 2010 @ 06:18 PM
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Originally posted by Droogieare there any indications that the picture might have been altered in any way?


Yes. The enlargement provided is kind of useless since it was done with something called SmillaEnlarger which is a low-end, algorithmic enlargement tool. This kind of graphic tool introduces information to the image that can be misleading.

Here is the UFO enlarged without any manipulation:



Not much to go on. Given the low resolution of the full picture in the article, I can't see how we can discriminate this "UFO" from a mark on the window.



posted on Jul, 26 2010 @ 06:50 PM
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wheres the wing?

Surely you would see a fraction of the wing, and not just the engine...

right?



posted on Jul, 26 2010 @ 06:54 PM
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I thonk he "didn't notice it" means it was a speck of dust on the window that he disregarded at the time of the picture and forgot about. My two cents.



posted on Jul, 27 2010 @ 12:06 AM
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Looks like Wall-e's head. Eitheway, it looks strange.



posted on Jul, 27 2010 @ 04:55 AM
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Originally posted by Myendica
wheres the wing?

Surely you would see a fraction of the wing, and not just the engine...

right?


Not necessarily. Engines might be mounted in a way that makes it stick out well in front of the wing, I believe the picture is real, but it might be doctored in the way that the object has been insterted onto the image.



posted on Jul, 27 2010 @ 05:01 AM
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Originally posted by Silver Star
It looks real to me.

The scale and light reflection makes it appear to be a solid object at distance.

If it were a small object affixed to the w you wouldnt see the light reflection off of the right hand side of the thing.indow of the aircraft


Of course not, because there is absolutely no light at all on the inside of a commercial airliner right?



posted on Jul, 27 2010 @ 05:29 AM
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Originally posted by RMFX1
because there is absolutely no light at all on the inside of a commercial airliner right?


Well of course there is light inside a commercial airliner. But it looks like a reflection of sunlight to me, not the reflection of light from a 40 watt ceiling lamp or whatever they would have inside a plane.



posted on Jul, 27 2010 @ 05:39 AM
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well it looks awfully similar to that "Mars" video.

Just throwing it out there.



posted on Jul, 27 2010 @ 05:47 AM
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It's my shoe.

Nothing to see here.



posted on Jul, 27 2010 @ 05:53 AM
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It looks like? Yeah...ok.

I don't know if you've ever been inside a plane in daylight but there is usually a lot of natural light inside as almost everyone has their window shutters open!


It's a speck of dirt on the window



posted on Jul, 27 2010 @ 06:09 AM
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Originally posted by RMFX1
It's a speck of dirt on the window


It's a UFO flying at some distance from the window


At least we can agree on something - that our opinions of this photo are the polar opposite of each others.

Thats what they are, just opinions. There is not enough information to prove either theory is correct.



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