+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 1 2
Results 21 to 22 of 22

Thread: About M-Albion-3D's Mars image analysis

  1. Link to Post #21
    Scotland Unsubscribed
    Join Date
    16th February 2012
    Posts
    2,036
    Thanks
    2,282
    Thanked 9,311 times in 1,801 posts

    Default Re: About M-Albion-3D's Mars image analysis

    Sounds very credible Ewan. Definitely something worth thinking about. As you said, we can't make assumptions about Martian tastes. They could be disused transit systems that have been covered over by years of soil and sand buildup. I genuinely have no idea. They look both natural and artificially constructed at the same time. Terran architecture, especially subterranean and desert homes, shows the same mix of organic looking and man made geometry...

    Or maybe the whole thing was filmed in Greenland with a red filter.

    Who knows?

  2. Link to Post #22
    UK Avalon Member Star Mariner's Avatar
    Join Date
    15th November 2011
    Location
    Southwest UK
    Posts
    1,637
    Thanks
    8,923
    Thanked 10,428 times in 1,558 posts

    Default Re: About M-Albion-3D's Mars image analysis

    Personally, I think the 'martian tubes' phenomena are natural geological features. There was an argument a while back that stated the perceived roundness of the features, making them look like tubes, could be an optical illusion, after all these images are taken from above (so depth of perspective is lost).

    So they might not be tubular (having an upper convex surface) at all, but concave. If so, it just illustrates (in the theme of this thread) that what we "think" we see from one perspective in a Mars image, might not be the case from another. We can't know for sure what a thing actually is viewing it from a single angle.

    I'm going with the explanation that the 'ribbed' effect of the tubes are sand dunes filling narrow cracks and ravines in the martian surface, as seen (more clearly) in these images:





    Or most intriguingly, as has been postulated, they might be "Ice" - frozen water formations, as seen here on Earth (there are interesting similarities):





    Maybe Henry Deacon really did stand in them. Or maybe he didn't, and they're the natural constructions of nature/erosion/martian weather. Who knows!
    "When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."
    ~ Jimi Hendrix

  3. The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to Star Mariner For This Post:

    DeDukshyn (10th June 2016), Ewan (26th July 2016), Foxie Loxie (10th June 2016), YoYoYo (10th June 2016)

+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 1 2

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts