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UNKNOWN: White spot
Is this a reflection from a building?
Show nearby | Submitter: pons
Comments

From: mikeymike
Mon Oct 22 03:48:11 -0700 2007
The building and compound is not heavily secured so it rules out this spot as a military AOI. It's probably a spot where the emulsion from the original negative was scraped off accidentally. Sun light wouldn't reflect at right angles and have a crisp boundary as in this image. If it was a remote sensor then you would see a streak where the scanner was "over charged" and then regains it's composure, kind of like the flash bulb effect when taking pictures.

From: Shadrack
Wed Oct 24 04:36:32 -0700 2007
Take a look at this Google map of Qingdao in China. You will see the same effect but multiplied hundreds of times. It is a reflection from the Sun.

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&ie=UTF8&om=1&t=k&ll=36.072863,120.362971&spn=0.01195,0.019913&z=16
 



 


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