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Old 02-23-2017, 01:17 PM
 
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If the sun was 93 millions miles away, shouldn't the lines be more vertical?





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Old 02-23-2017, 02:17 PM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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So you think it's closer? Why would "they" lie about this?
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Old 02-23-2017, 02:49 PM
 
Location: Austin, Texas
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OK, who told evalamai?
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Old 02-23-2017, 03:06 PM
 
Location: Somewhere in northern Alabama
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Using your diagram and interpretation of the photo, shouldn't we all be tiny charred bits of rice krispies?

The parallel nature of light from the sun is well known to those of us who have been seriously into photography or astronomy. Every once in a rare while, I've seen the shadow of a high flying plane racing along the ground, which is pretty neat.

This is obviously what you must be seeing:

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Old 02-23-2017, 04:39 PM
 
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Using your diagram and interpretation of the photo, shouldn't we all be tiny charred bits of rice krispies?

The parallel nature of light from the sun is well known to those of us who have been seriously into photography or astronomy. Every once in a rare while, I've seen the shadow of a high flying plane racing along the ground, which is pretty neat.

This is obviously what you must be seeing:


Because the sun and the moon are the same size and the same distance from the earth.

We aren't "chared" but we can surely feel the heat.

If it was 93 million miles away, you think we would be able to feel all that heat? lol
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Old 02-23-2017, 04:41 PM
 
Location: North Beach, MD on the Chesapeake
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But I can do the Kessel run in 12 parsecs.
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Old 02-23-2017, 04:45 PM
 
Location: Western U.S.
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If the sun was 93 millions miles away, shouldn't the lines be more vertical?



You're funny!

Are you also a flat earther?

The reasons for the angles of the sun's incoming rays of light are affected by our atmosphere and the given weather and atmospheric conditions. Also is course on the time of year it is and the tilt of our axis.
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Old 02-23-2017, 04:56 PM
 
Location: Heart of Dixie
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It's called diffraction. What do they teach in schools these days?????
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Old 02-23-2017, 05:10 PM
 
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Those lines are due to the cloud positions in that particular picture and the way the light is coming thru. It's not like that normally.
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Old 02-24-2017, 08:48 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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Because the sun and the moon are the same size and the same distance from the earth.
Wh-at? If true why would "they" lie to us?

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If it was 93 million miles away, you think we would be able to feel all that heat? lol
Uh.... YES. It's 65 degrees today in Cleveland. It is estimated to be about 27,000,000 degrees on the Sun today. That's 27 MILLION degrees. Can you even imagine how hot that is? I can't.

Is this dude for real?
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