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    Cassini Spacecraft Near Saturn sends images of bright object


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    I think all can be made clear by the Cassini images from this page:

    http://www.thecomingoftan.com/illumi...othership.html

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    Re: Cassini Spacecraft Near Saturn sends images of bright ob

    Quote Originally Posted by Star Pilot
    What is
    this bright illuminated object above Saturn?
    Iapetus.
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    Skepticism enables us to distinguish fancy from fact, to test our speculations. --Carl Sagan

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    I'd like to see the exposure time for these images. Iapetus seems the most likely, especially if there's a long exposure time set for these images.

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    The thing to realise with these images is that they are not just random pictures taken on a whim that just happen to have odd things in them. Each picture has an identifying number, and each picture was taken of a specific object. If you check the date and timing of the images on the JPL Cassini Huygens page you will be able to identify the target object for each image. Those four closeup images are of Iapetus, and there are many more of them on the website. The three pictures of Saturn's polar region with a bright object in are nothing suspicious either. Saturn has many, many moons, so the most likely explanation for a bright object near Saturn is a moon.

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    Re: Cassini Spacecraft Near Saturn sends images of bright ob

    Quote Originally Posted by Star Pilot
    What is
    this bright illuminated object above Saturn?
    I agree, it's most likely Iapetus. Saturn has lots of moons.

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    It's not a case of 'most likely'. It categorically is Iapetus according to NASA/JPL. Go to the Cassini Huygens website, search for Iapetus as a target on the 22nd of July and those images will come up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jason Thompson
    It's not a case of 'most likely'. It categorically is Iapetus according to NASA/JPL. Go to the Cassini Huygens website, search for Iapetus as a target on the 22nd of July and those images will come up.
    Just looked and you're right, there's no question, it's Iapetus! Since they identify it as such...why the question to begin with? I must have missed something, sorry! ops:

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    Quote Originally Posted by N C More
    ..Just looked and you're right, there's no question, it's Iapetus! Since they identify it as such...why the question to begin with?..
    Ask and you shall receive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stinger
    Ask and you shall receive.
    Oh, of course, an "alien mothership" how could I have possibly missed that one? Let me guess, the next step will be to say that this "mothership" has "disguised" itself as Iapetus, right? #-o

    I've got to go lie down for awhile this is beyond outrageous.

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    Anyone listen to C2C AM the other night? It's obviously an alien spacecraft refueling its fusion engines at Saturn for its journey to Earth.
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    Whoops, disregard that whole thing. This is what I get for trying to reply when I just read the initial post.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stinger
    Ask and you shall receive.
    ](*,)

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    We've also discussed this here.
    Everything I need to know I learned through Googling.

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