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Interesting Optical Illusion in Hubble Space Image (vanity)
http://www.hubblesite.org ^

Posted on 04/23/2010 5:52:52 PM PDT by pillut48

Up on Drudge right now (7:40 pm CST):
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TOPICS: Arts/Photography; Astronomy; Science; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: astronomy; extraterrestrial; hubble; hubbletelescope
I went to the Hubble website to see this beautiful image more clearly. Now maybe because I've dealt with infertility for a large part of my adult life, this jumped out at me...if you look in the upper left hand corner, you see this image:
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Can you see the shape of what looks like a baby in the womb, with a bright star in the place where a baby's heart would be? I traced over it on my monitor, so forgive the crudeness of my drawing. Just thought that was kind of a neat image to see there and wanted to share. :-)
1 posted on 04/23/2010 5:52:52 PM PDT by pillut48
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To: pillut48

Wheres Butthead. HAHAAAHAAA!


2 posted on 04/23/2010 5:54:05 PM PDT by crazydad (What)
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To: pillut48

God is speaking.


3 posted on 04/23/2010 5:54:56 PM PDT by Linda Frances
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To: pillut48

Very cool.


4 posted on 04/23/2010 5:55:04 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: pillut48
Titans and a Baby Titan.

Hmm.

5 posted on 04/23/2010 5:56:09 PM PDT by muawiyah ("Git Out The Way")
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To: pillut48

AWSOME PICTURE!


6 posted on 04/23/2010 5:57:15 PM PDT by Biggirl (I Have A New Rainbow Bridge Baby, Negritia! =^..^=)
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To: pillut48
Put down the keyboard and step away from the computer...
7 posted on 04/23/2010 5:57:41 PM PDT by GSP.FAN (Some days, it's not even worth chewing through the restraints.)
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To: pillut48

AWESOME! BREATHTAKING!! GOD IS SO ALL BEING AND BEYOND OUR COMPREHENSION!! Lets keep the Shuttle Going for another Twenty Years to Service the HUBBLE ALONE and the SPace Station as Well!! GET The KENYAN VILLAGE IDIOT OUT OF THE WHITE HOUSE and AF ONE and The Golf Courses Right NOW!!


8 posted on 04/23/2010 5:59:03 PM PDT by True Republican Patriot (May GOD Continue to BLESS Our Great President George W. Bush!!)
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To: pillut48

As a woman who is now journeying into menopause, and having never had children, this is truly a blessing to see an image just like a baby.


9 posted on 04/23/2010 6:06:39 PM PDT by Biggirl (I Have A New Rainbow Bridge Baby, Negritia! =^..^=)
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To: GSP.FAN
LOL. Apparently I'm not the only 'seeing things'. Amazing things. :-)

Psalm 139:14(NIV)
"I praise You because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Your works are wonderful, I know that full well.""
10 posted on 04/23/2010 6:13:47 PM PDT by pillut48 ("Stand now. Stand together. Stand for what is right."-Gov.Sarah Palin, "Going Rogue" ><>)
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To: pillut48

Neat but not the natural color. These are all colorized by artists. I would like to see the raw footage.


11 posted on 04/23/2010 6:15:11 PM PDT by edcoil (If I had 1 cent for every dollar the government saved, Bill Gates and I would be friends.)
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To: pillut48
One of my favorite photo from Hubble was taken last year around Good Friday. They called it the Crown of Thorns.

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12 posted on 04/23/2010 6:22:16 PM PDT by mware (F-R-E-E, that spells free, Free Republic.com baby.)
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To: pillut48
Can you see the shape of what looks like a baby in the womb, with a bright star in the place where a baby's heart would be?

are you high?

13 posted on 04/23/2010 6:25:39 PM PDT by stuck_in_new_orleans
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To: pillut48

14 posted on 04/23/2010 6:28:37 PM PDT by stormer
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To: pillut48

Optical illusion? Ha! That’s GOD!


15 posted on 04/23/2010 6:28:53 PM PDT by Greenbow (Trust in God.)
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To: pillut48

The propeller on that creature’s beanie appears to be slowing down.


16 posted on 04/23/2010 6:29:21 PM PDT by Ole Okie
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To: pillut48

Wow! I’m looking on my Blackberry, and coincidentally, I see a fetus shape from the nose to the middle of the top of the head (based on your sketch). The fetus image has hands near its mouth, as in some of the pre-natal thumb suckling images I’ve seen. I saw this, before I scrolled down to see your drawing...weird!


17 posted on 04/23/2010 6:33:25 PM PDT by LittleBillyInfidel (Rev. Wright said "God Damn America!". B-HO replied, "I'll do my best.")
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To: pillut48

Another Heavenly body!

18 posted on 04/23/2010 6:35:51 PM PDT by Young Werther ("Quae cum ita sunt" Since these things are so!)
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans

LOL. If you mean ‘high’ as in ‘full of the Holy Spirit’s blessings’, okay. Whatever. :-)


19 posted on 04/23/2010 6:36:47 PM PDT by pillut48 ("Stand now. Stand together. Stand for what is right."-Gov.Sarah Palin, "Going Rogue" ><>)
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To: pillut48
2001 Star Child


20 posted on 04/23/2010 6:43:45 PM PDT by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (NEW TAG ====> **REPEAL OR REBEL!** -- Islam Delenda Est! -- Rumble thee forth)
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To: pillut48

Looks like Homer Simpson eating a donut.


21 posted on 04/23/2010 6:56:27 PM PDT by Kirkwood
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To: mware

Ringworld!


22 posted on 04/23/2010 7:15:41 PM PDT by winodog
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To: edcoil

What proof do you have that Hubble cant take color photos?


23 posted on 04/23/2010 7:47:27 PM PDT by stuck_in_new_orleans
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To: edcoil

Well, colorized by the astronomers. They take three or more exposures through narrowband filters, some of which are for wavelengths shorter or longer than we can see. Then, they choose visible colors and assign them to the resulting images and superimpose them, giving the dramatic chromatic effect.

To the human eye (through a powerful enough telescope), they tend to look gray and white.


24 posted on 04/23/2010 9:35:53 PM PDT by Erasmus (The Last of the Bohicans)
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans

See my post following yours. I should add that the Hubble CCD sensors have natively wideband response and very fine resolution.

Making a color-sensitive CCD array, or set of arrays, would not be the best available use of the total sensor area; making it wideband (infrared to ultraviolet) yields the best tradeoff between high resolution and high sensitivity. This is especially true considering that they want to observe a greater variety of wavelengths than any traditional color imager could provide.

Instead, they make the whole array sensitive to one strategic wavelength (actually a narrow band of wavelengths) at a time by putting one of several available filters over it. Some of these wavelengths are in the visible range, and some are outside.


25 posted on 04/23/2010 9:47:52 PM PDT by Erasmus (The Last of the Bohicans)
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To: Ole Okie

lol


26 posted on 04/23/2010 10:52:28 PM PDT by RAR
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans

Cause I sent similar photo’s around before and was corrected. See post 24.

I wish it would look like the photo’s however.


27 posted on 04/24/2010 7:07:30 AM PDT by edcoil (If I had 1 cent for every dollar the government saved, Bill Gates and I would be friends.)
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Just found this neat website: Top 100 Hubble Images

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#94 Another baby head outline, I think God is trying to tell us something! :-)

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Another 'starwomb baby', with wings?

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A human skull (facing left)
28 posted on 04/24/2010 9:13:55 AM PDT by pillut48 ("Stand now. Stand together. Stand for what is right."-Gov.Sarah Palin, "Going Rogue" ><>)
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Oops, forgot the number the second two.
“Starwomb” baby is #47
Human skull #17


29 posted on 04/24/2010 9:26:26 AM PDT by pillut48 ("Stand now. Stand together. Stand for what is right."-Gov.Sarah Palin, "Going Rogue" ><>)
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I stared at the photo for about 20 minutes and I think I see a puppy..........


30 posted on 04/24/2010 9:30:38 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (Peanut butter was just peanut butter until I found Free Republic.........)
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