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Originally posted by Unity_99
reply to post by Ophiuchus 13
That one showing the dark orb that arrived, and then attached and then left really got my suspicions going as it seemed like something shadowy, and what exactly was it trying to do to our sun and just how would that affect us?
Originally posted by gortex
Here's some more lasco c2 anomalies ....
edit on 25-4-2012 by gortex because: (no reason given)
WHAT ARE THOSE FLYING SAUCER-SHAPED OBJECTS IN THE LASCO IMAGES? The "funny-looking spheroid" is a typical response of the SOHO LASCO coronagraph CCD detector to an object (planet or bright star) of small angular extent but so bright that it saturates the CCD camera so that "bleeding" occurs along pixel rows. There is a bright horizontal streak on either side of the image, because the charge leaks easier along the direction in which the CCD image is read out by the associated electronics.
If your correspondents still prefer to believe that the pixel-bled images of planets or bright stars are something else, ask them why the extended part of the "saucers" (i.e., the pixel bleeding) always occurs in the same direction relative to the image --- even when the spacecraft is rolled relative to its normal orientation relative to the Sun.
Now who's hurting ufology? The hoaxers, or the enablers?
We believe similar "enhancements", possibly starting with other types of image artifacts (see below for details), are behind all of the recently published "UFO proof" claims.
At any rate, this is only to explain away planets or stars which give off lots of light. This doesn't really explain artifacts.
Cosmic Rays: Cosmic rays are noise (white dots, blobs and streaks) created in the images by energetic particles striking the cameras in the telescopes. Cosmic rays get reported as comets more often than real comets do! So it essential to learn how to distinguish them from something that is real. Cosmic rays are completely random -- they can, and do, appear absolutely anywhere in the images and they only appear once. They are most commonly just dots, but they are also occasionally blobs or streaks. Some are very faint, but most are quite bright. Some even saturate the camera and cause the large horizontal spikes we often see on planets and bright stars.
Originally posted by ngchunter
It's a cosmic ray hit, similar hits have been seen in previous LASCO images.