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Originally posted by conorkerr
Has no-one noticed this? Maybe it's just me but it looks like a woman is sitting down with her back to the camera and a wall behind her that stops half-way up her back.
Originally posted by Human_Alien
Originally posted by MorganAlice
That statue on Mars looks like a mermaid to me. My eyes probably just depict it that way.
I'm not sure if someone already mentioned this, but NASA's rover Curiosity is set to land on Mars August 6th. Let's wait and see what it finds.
You're not alone. A lot of people see a mermaid too. In fact, I started a thread on just that. To me they look like inverted twins....separated at birth!
Originally posted by KatTeats
I see a woman wearing a race car seatbelt and sucking on the end of a hyooge Martian palm tree leaf!
Originally posted by KatTeats OK, what do I win?
Originally posted by OrionHunterX
Can you care to explain what made them do this?
Whatever happened to those lengthy explanations on filters used on the CCDs on the PanCam in that link you provided?
Originally posted by CiAlice
Originally posted by unb3k44n7
reply to post by OrionHunterX
Has anyone been able to confirm the legitimacy of these photos yet?
What do you consider legitimate? Filtered? Yes/no. Original images? Yes/no. Only images? Yes/no.
Originally posted by davethebear
Mmmmmmmmm...................I know that people's eyes see what they want to see, but the photo of the dome and the long wall that leads to the object that looks similar to a skull is very interesting.........would be great to get a much closer and sharper image to see what it really is.............but interesting....cheers
Originally posted by unb3k44n7
Legitimate = photos that have not been tampered with, edited, or otherwise manipulated in any way to or add in show features that do not really exist.
Original: Preferably yes. Or if someone has copies of the original that's legitimate too as long as they are not tampered with in Photoshop or other editing software.
I don't think images from "someone who was once a popular member on ATS" makes these photos legitimate by any means. Just saying.
The original photos are taken with filters, then the images from those filters were joined to make colour images (obviously, only in the cases of colour images). Images from HiRISE may be made with infrared, red and green+blue (what they call IRB images) or made with red, green+blue and a "synthetic blue" (the ones presented as RGB).
THEMIS images use one or more of the 9 infrared filters.
The other, non-identified images look to be from Mars Express, and in that case they are also made from several filters, but in this case from red, green and blue filters, if my memory serves ne well.
Originally posted by RenalFailure
What is the consequence of this filtering?
It appears not only to "falsely" color the image but drastically, in some, alter the clarity, impression, depth and several other key features.
I don't doubt this made sense to the photographic examiners at NASA but does it have any value, other than a negative, disrupting one, for the amateur analyzer such as those in this thread?
Originally posted by JamesRiches
Meh. I believe mars did once have life.