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Truth is stranger than fiction.

That Saturn pic is so weird, that I don't like it. I know it's backlit form the sun, and I read that what we see on the planet is a reflection from the rings, but it's still looks so... weird. The whole thing looks so unreal.

Not that I think they faked it, it's just... whoa.

That Saturn pic is so weird, that I don't like it. I know it's backlit form the sun, and I read that what we see on the planet is a reflection from the rings, but it's still looks so... weird. The whole thing looks so unreal.

Not that I think they faked it, it's just... whoa.

ukimalefu posted:Truth is stranger than fiction.

That Saturn pic is so weird, that I don't like it. I know it's backlit form the sun, and I read that what we see on the planet is a reflection from the rings, but it's still looks so... weird. The whole thing looks so unreal.

Not that I think they faked it, it's just... whoa.

Looks like that was enhanced. Still an amazing shot though!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Saturn_eclipse.jpg

DukeofNuke posted:

From Cassini. Saturn eclipses the Sun.

Nice. Got a link for that one anyway?

ukimalefu posted:

That Saturn pic is so weird, that I don't like it. I know it's backlit form the sun, and I read that what we see on the planet is a reflection from the rings, but it's still looks so... weird. The whole thing looks so unreal.

Not that I think they faked it, it's just... whoa.

It's probably not a reflection, but rather scattered light from the rings.

user posted:DukeofNuke posted:

From Cassini. Saturn eclipses the Sun.

Nice. Got a link for that one anyway?

http://latimesphoto.files.wordpress.com ... pin005.jpg

But you'd think NASA or JPL would have one up, too.

DukeofNuke posted:user posted:DukeofNuke posted:

From Cassini. Saturn eclipses the Sun.

Nice. Got a link for that one anyway?

http://latimesphoto.files.wordpress.com ... pin005.jpg

But you'd think NASA or JPL would have one up, too.

you're not the first to notice the coordination problems

Yeah, because 10 divided by 2 is 5.ukimalefu posted:

That's like saying take any number, add 1, subtract 2, add 1, and you always have the same number.

Word problem time!

If any number equals X then the above statement converts to:

(X*2+10)/2-x=5

If this statement is true for only one value of X we will be able to solve for that value. If its true of any value, it will disappear into a nonsense statement like X=X, 0=0 or something like that. So . ..

(X*2+10)/2-x = 5

(X*2+10)/2 = 5+X

X*2+10 = 2*(5+x) = 10+2X

2X+10 = 2X+10

2X = 2X

X = X

QED It works for any value of X

We could do that ourselves by carefully crafting a simple equation and doing a bit of algebra on it to disguise it.

If any number equals X then the above statement converts to:

(X*2+10)/2-x=5

If this statement is true for only one value of X we will be able to solve for that value. If its true of any value, it will disappear into a nonsense statement like X=X, 0=0 or something like that. So . ..

(X*2+10)/2-x = 5

(X*2+10)/2 = 5+X

X*2+10 = 2*(5+x) = 10+2X

2X+10 = 2X+10

2X = 2X

X = X

QED It works for any value of X

We could do that ourselves by carefully crafting a simple equation and doing a bit of algebra on it to disguise it.

user posted:DukeofNuke posted:

From Cassini. Saturn eclipses the Sun.

Nice. Got a link for that one anyway?

Here, which also has annotated versions of the picture which point out Earth, Venus and Mars, and some of the moons of Saturn.

Did they include "Hoodwinked" in that dataset?

Smoke (well, steam, really) rings...from a volcano:

Grumph--fixed the link to go to the general image page rather than the one specific to this image.

Grumph--fixed the link to go to the general image page rather than the one specific to this image.

Last edited by DEyncourt on Fri Nov 15, 2013 5:45 pm.

yeah, but can he blow a ring through THAT ring? huh?

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