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Looking south from silver island mountains as mentioned by zeitgeist. Definately a curve!
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source in case anyone wants to call fisheye-lens.

Quite a sight, really messes with ones sense of perspective!


Nice photograph but if one where to mentally put that picture in perspective and create the rest of the circumference of the sphere using that curve as reference, the world wouldn't even be the size of the united states. It could easily just be curvature created through different gradients in the land sloping upwards towards the mountain range.

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Hey guys, everything is okay. I am genuinely sorry about that. I won't go into detail but its an issue related to medication and I went a bit off the rails. I sincerely hope I didn't startle anyone. My creating petty arguments out of thin air stem from the same thing, the issue is resolved now though thankfully. Resume discussion?

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MrMessiah wrote:
What I'm saying is you would percieve it at some point, different points for the naked eye or your chosen camera. But you couldn't prove it. To prove it you would need to measure and that either involves accurate recording equipment, maths on data taken from less accurate equipment or in the end just to go out so far it makes no difference. And that's all been done. Someone mentioned a go pro on a weather balloon and that's been done by school kids the world over. In a few decades when we solve global warming and we can all afford edge-of-space flights we'll all be able to see it for ourselves.


thanks once again MrMessiah for your exlanation, that's pretty accurate, that the argument about the fish eye lenses is not that relevant, because of how optics works. (at least this is how I understand the theory)
so more or so it is clear for me. if you go high enough you will be able to catch the curvature, but because of how optics works the argument of the fish eye lens is not that relevant. But, eventually, you will reach out of space and that's the clearest curve you can see, ever. But, let's talk about the vision on the more ground-level, you can still test it on a very flat surface or sea,

according to this source,
the earth's surface curves approximately 8 inches in one mile.
http://mathcentral.uregina.ca/QQ/databa ... dyck2.html

but according to this, you can catch objects about 275 miles away (world record), the details in the video

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They tried to argue on the news once that a picture of Chicago in its entirety across a very large lake (I can't remember the numbers but it was mathematically impossible if 8 inches per mile is bought into consideration), anyway, they tried to argue that the entire city was a mirage in the sky created by moisture and that you couldn't have really been seeing the city from that distance. That is an awful lot of gymnastics to go through to try to maintain a spherical earth theory. It is when you get certain situations like this that the flat theory seems to be more logical in certain instances. Also the sun rising and setting looks exactly alike to if you where to model a much smaller and closer sun coming and going over a flat plane as objects rise when they are closer in the air and lower when they reach the horizon. This is why the horizon is often white as you are looking at the clouds from a side angle at that distance.

Not a flat Earther but there are an awful lot of anomalies that also don't make me truly believe in a spherical one.

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Valotonin wrote:
Cupz wrote:Image
Looking south from silver island mountains as mentioned by zeitgeist. Definately a curve!
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source in case anyone wants to call fisheye-lens.

Quite a sight, really messes with ones sense of perspective!


Nice photograph but if one where to mentally put that picture in perspective and create the rest of the circumference of the sphere using that curve as reference, the world wouldn't even be the size of the united states. It could easily just be curvature created through different gradients in the land sloping upwards towards the mountain range.


This picture is not mine, and is an inaccurate distortion of the curve, but does a great job of showing the area I'm talking about. Refuting this picture is not refuting the point of what I've seen with my eyes literally countless times out there. I wouldn't know how to go about getting a photograph of it myself, which is why I didn't post one.

Look at a screenshot of my Google Earth file for the area, I'm obsessed, and absolutely know what I'm talking about: http://imgur.com/a/7A9d6

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