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#1 2019-03-17 07:14:54

shred
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Strange object curiosity pic

Does anyone know what's in the pic thats been circulating this week.   Looks to be a rock that's been drilled, some are saying its man made.  Having problems posting pic, I'm new here.  Thanks for any help.

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#2 2019-03-17 07:18:13

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Re: Strange object curiosity pic

Its the rock in the middle of this pic, thx.
http://www.gigapan.com/gigapans/214363

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#3 2019-03-17 07:46:39

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Re: Strange object curiosity pic

shred wrote:

Its the rock in the middle of this pic, thx.
http://www.gigapan.com/gigapans/214363

The only rock l could find was the one with the rovers, reflection that looks like it is drilled, near one of its wheels. So thanks for posting, but l don't believe anything is out of the ordinary for this one.

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#4 2019-03-17 08:28:40

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Re: Strange object curiosity pic

Welcome to Newmars Shred,
Very interesting that we have another image person to help with all of the images from Mars to aid in searching for what we will need to confirm is life past or present. How qaint that they put the name of the rover on it so as to stop the hoakers from claiming images are not from mars, somehow I do not think it worked. I shrank the image and its a composite of many frames as its moving along mars stitched together. I see what appears to be a dot right side of frame which is dark next to the rock near the rovers tracks as they are visible as well but when in zoom are shadows and rocks. There is another rock in the middle with what appears to be a shallow hole but that is beyond where the rover has been and wouldbe natural. I like the panning zoom features within the frame. Clearly visible is the dust/sand drifting by Mars dust devils. The past ocean levels of ars also seem to be visble with the dark color bands near the ridge lines.

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#5 2019-03-17 12:21:16

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Re: Strange object curiosity pic

Thx for the replies.  Here is a link to better pics of the object in question.

https://www.disclose.tv/the-one-mars-an … ead-363065

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#6 2019-03-17 15:41:22

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Re: Strange object curiosity pic

Hi Shred,

I don't find that particular anomaly too impressive, the reason being that on Earth (and so presumably on Mars as well) wind erosion can create perfectly circular holes in rocks and stones...

https://earthscience.stackexchange.com/ … -in-stones

This video contains many more impressive anomaly finds with the statue head at 4:32 being quite incredible:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lv0y_vv3NgU

Louis


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#7 2019-03-17 16:06:50

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Re: Strange object curiosity pic

Check out our own The Real Mars topic for more anomolies of the ones Louis speaks of

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#8 2019-03-17 20:02:10

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Re: Strange object curiosity pic

louis wrote:

Hi Shred,

I don't find that particular anomaly too impressive, the reason being that on Earth (and so presumably on Mars as well) wind erosion can create perfectly circular holes in rocks and stones...

https://earthscience.stackexchange.com/ … -in-stones

This video contains many more impressive anomaly finds with the statue head at 4:32 being quite incredible:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lv0y_vv3NgU

Louis


I think there are to many square and rough edges for the hole in the object to be caused by wind or water erosion. I think its been drilled  because of how perfect the hole is, but there are no rover tracks either.  Although, the rovers don't always leave tracks on harder surface areas.  Odd object none the less.

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#9 2019-03-17 20:48:57

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Re: Strange object curiosity pic

No, Shred, the hole is oval with some soil in the base, so it only needs a small pebble some water and wind to create that hole, (the same as rocks near the beach on Earth) so l don't find this to be artificial. Best to go through my stuff, (thanks Spacenut) to get up to speed as to what may be there and what is there.

Slam dunk evidence that Mars has rain, and very good evidence that it has vegetation, (well coupled with the large amounts of oxygen rising off Mars surface in places probably another slam dunk).

A good part of the stuff in the video can be passed off as natural and me getting too excited about something that l should have been more discerning about, but not all.

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#10 2019-03-18 06:02:36

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Re: Strange object curiosity pic

Have a look at this video, it's got lots of weird and wonderful - and sometimes familiar - objects in it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IeAXdAamkFQ

I am particularly taken by the one at 3:00. I think it's a very beautiful object, aesthetically pleasing. I've never seen anything like it on Earth. It appears to have a face represented on it if you look closely (discernible in both the raw and the processed image). Reminds me a little of my youth when objects like fire tongs and boot scrapers would often have representations of people or animals, sometimes gargoyle-like. I was wondering if this is a designed object what its purpose might be. Something like a boot scraper might be one possiblity.
Or it might have devotional significance.

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#11 2019-03-19 20:41:23

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Re: Strange object curiosity pic

louis wrote:

Have a look at this video, it's got lots of weird and wonderful - and sometimes familiar - objects in it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IeAXdAamkFQ

I am particularly taken by the one at 3:00. I think it's a very beautiful object, aesthetically pleasing. I've never seen anything like it on Earth. It appears to have a face represented on it if you look closely (discernible in both the raw and the processed image). Reminds me a little of my youth when objects like fire tongs and boot scrapers would often have representations of people or animals, sometimes gargoyle-like. I was wondering if this is a designed object what its purpose might be. Something like a boot scraper might be one possiblity.
Or it might have devotional significance.

There are a few things here that are legit, the toilet seat most likely is, and the building with the tower or chimney is most likely legitimate.

Chimney, forests.

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