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lights at Orphen at 3am?

Unread post by gemini » Fri Jul 29, 2016 3:02 am

Anyone know the sourse of the lights at Orphen on 29th July at 3am'ish?

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Re: lights at Orphen at 3am?

Unread post by manicwalker » Fri Jul 29, 2016 3:20 am

:hmz: :hmz: :hmz:
Seems strange doesnt it?? :evil: :naughty: :hmz:
lets hope it is someone in the camp with insomnia :whistle: :hmz:

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Re: lights at Orphen at 3am?

Unread post by melph68 » Fri Jul 29, 2016 5:59 am

Hi gemini :D :D

Are these the lights you saw?

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If so, then they are the moon and it's reflection in the water :thumbs_up:
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Re: lights at Orphen at 3am?

Unread post by gemini » Fri Jul 29, 2016 7:08 am

melph68 wrote:Hi gemini :D :D

Are these the lights you saw?

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If so, then they are the moon and it's reflection in the water :thumbs_up:



Melph, :roll: the moon is only .25 right now not full or .75 full :?

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Re: lights at Orphen at 3am?

Unread post by gemini » Fri Jul 29, 2016 7:09 am

gemini wrote:
melph68 wrote:Hi gemini :D :D

Are these the lights you saw?

Image

If so, then they are the moon and it's reflection in the water :thumbs_up:



Melph, :roll: the moon is only .25 right now not full or .75 full :?

Besides the cam faces east into the rising sun....

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Re: lights at Orphen at 3am?

Unread post by DinkyBird » Fri Jul 29, 2016 9:01 am

The moon rises in the east too.

Moonrise on 29 July was at 02:06

But it was not a full moon, but a crest moon.

So time and direction is spot on, it is whether it reflects 'fuller' on the cam, or not that is the question.
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Re: lights at Orphen at 3am?

Unread post by Philip1 » Fri Jul 29, 2016 9:49 am

Just for interest sake. :)
This was on Jan - 16, 2014 early the evening.

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