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UFO on Mars?

Post #1by kristoffer » 27.04.2011, 19:03

I found a UFO on Mars on Google Earth, I can't believe it, do you think it is a UFO?

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33°12'29.82"N, 12°55'51.21"W
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Re: UFO on Mars?

Post #2by mburley » 27.04.2011, 23:34

Do you know the scale and can you estimate the diameter?

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Re: UFO on Mars?

Post #3by ThinkerX » 28.04.2011, 00:16

Brings back memories of the old 'Face on Mars' fad that was briefly popular back in the 80's.

The big book about that was less noteworthy for its actual content than because the authors were attempting a sort adhoc explanation for a new and radical communication concept at the time - something called 'email'. (much of the book was email snippits cobbled together).

The 'Face on Mars' met its demise when the next generation of Mars Orbiters finally arrived and were able to photograph the formation from a different angle, under different lighting. I would strongly recommend this be done here before getting carried away.

(Worth noting - in the immediate aftermath of the 'Face' debacle, there were a number of folks who searched through piles of Mars pics, identifying quite a number of features that, at first glance, could be considered 'artificial'.

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Re: UFO on Mars?

Post #4by Hungry4info » 28.04.2011, 07:28

What makes you think it's a UFO? Especially, what makes you think it's flying at all?

It looks to me like a double crater.
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Re: UFO on Mars?

Post #5by kristoffer » 28.04.2011, 13:58

Hungry4info wrote:What makes you think it's a UFO? Especially, what makes you think it's flying at all?

It looks to me like a double crater.

well, for me it looks like it is metal there, look at the colour of it
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Re: UFO on Mars?

Post #6by jeffmack » 28.04.2011, 19:14

Looks more like a giant snail to me - complete with trail! :lol:
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Re: UFO on Mars?

Post #7by Sen » 29.04.2011, 23:28

Yeah...it's a double crater. No UFO.

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Re: UFO on Mars?

Post #8by kristoffer » 29.04.2011, 23:48

and what is that grey colour and the rings there?
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Re: UFO on Mars?

Post #9by Sen » 30.04.2011, 00:03

Probably an impact feature, maybe a raised ring of rock or a layer of dark sediment. There are many circular features on Earth like this.
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Re: UFO on Mars?

Post #10by julesstoop » 13.06.2011, 16:27

They light grey colour could be caused by sublimated CO2 or water vapour. There's a lot of dry ice and water ice to be found on Mars, especially in the shadow side of craters near the poles. An example:
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