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    Mick West attached a file to the thread Infrared Photos of Clouds and Contrails.

    [ATTACH] Mt Shasta from 32 miles away. 760nm Check out how well it cuts through the haze. The color photo is an iPhone, so low resolution, but the haze difference is obvious. See especially the low hill in the foreground compared to the...

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    Mick West replied to the thread How to Take a Photo of the Curve of the Horizon.

    What size screen are you using?

    Apr 22, 2019 at 11:22 AM
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    Mick West replied to the thread Earth's Curve Calculator.

    I didn't "find the average," I used a rule of thumb based on the standard atmosphere, which assumes a certain temperature and pressure at sea level, and then assumes a constant lapse rate (i.e the rate of decrease with height) for both...

    Apr 19, 2019 at 8:13 AM
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    Mick West replied to the thread Earth's Curve Calculator.

    Thanks! I'd neglected to program the metric conversion for the new calculations, so it was using the Earth's radius in feet. Now fixed.

    Apr 18, 2019 at 2:27 PM
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    Mick West replied to the thread Why People are 'Suddenly' Seeing Strange Beams of Light Around the World - The Reddit Effect.

    It probably just exposed as dark because you used the flash. Disposable cameras have a weak flash. So you get the dark corners. Example from Fuji disposable camera. [IMG]

    Apr 17, 2019 at 6:22 PM
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    Mick West attached a file to the thread How to Take a Photo of the Curve of the Horizon.

    I thought you meant this: [IMG] Discussion on that topic here: https://www.metabunk.org/a-side-view-of-the-curvature-of-the-earth-at-lake-pontchartrain.t9268/ Reading it again there seems to be some unresolved questions there. But did you...

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