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Crisp    3,271

NASA photo captures strange bright light coming out of Mars

 

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A NASA camera on Mars has captured what appears to be artificial light emanating outward from the planet's surface.

The photo, beamed millions of miles from Mars to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., was taken last week, apparently by one of two NASA rovers on the red planet.

Although the space agency hasn't issued any official statement yet about the phenomenon, bloggers and NASA enthusiasts have started chiming in.

 

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Geoffrey B.    1,414

perhaps its a gas that is on fire. 

 

 

or perhaps the aliens were tired of being in the dark and turned on the front porch lights.

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Nick H.    7,970

An artificial light? Interesting, I can't wait to hear what they find. Would they send the rover over there now to inspect it, or would they stick with the original mission first and hope that the light doesn't disappear?

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n_K    1,641

Could just simply be a bit of radioactive material.

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IntegralDerivative    60

Maybe a falling star has fallen...

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Dane    176

Swamp gas.  

 

Wait,  that can't be.....

 

 

 

Weather balloon from the other rover reflected light.   Thats it!

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Co-ords    165

A reflection off a stone perhaps?

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Hum    6,929

cell phone tower

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+warwagon    9,663

Transformer?

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Crisp    3,271

Looks like a Geiser.

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mudslag    4,396

A reflection off a stone perhaps?

 

 

this or possible meteor impact, lens flare or just distortion in the image itself. 

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+xrobwx    711

 

from source 

"This is not a glare from the sun, nor is it an artifact of the photo process."

How does he "know" this? Oh Nevermind... Scott C. Waring, who maintains the website UFO Sightings Daily  :|

Transformer?

Could be the Son of Jor-El? Jor-El sent him to the wrong planet.

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spacer    980

Regardless whether it's "artificial" or not, we'll be told it's some natural phenomenon that the rover was lucky enough to spot. We (the general public) will never really know for sure what it is.

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Hum    6,929

Look it up on Google Mars.

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+Raze    13,516

An empty beer bottle left by Martian party goers.

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Xerino    324

gotta be refractive light from something, probably lens flare or something stupid, next thing you know there will be a conspiracy saying "Hey theres some dude up there with a flashlight"

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Lovell    280

Could be part of Beagle 2?

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+FloatingFatMan    13,164

Could be part of Beagle 2?

 

They didn't land anywhere near each other so, not possible.

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Crisp    3,271

NASA has responded.

 

"In the thousands of images we've received from Curiosity, we see ones with bright spots nearly every week," said Justin Maki of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., leader of the team that built and operates the Navigation Camera. "These can be caused by cosmic-ray hits or sunlight glinting from rock surfaces, as the most likely explanations."

 

http://www.nasa.gov/jpl/msl/mars-kimberley-20140408/#.U0R8i1e67Hw

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Praetor    987

it's Dr. Manhattan.

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+exotoxic    430

NASA has responded.

 

Don't be silly its clearly aliens, they are just trying to cover up the truth!!

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Lamp0    493

I am sure it's just the sun shinning off a black monolith.

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elenarie    830

A drunk Martian celebrating the release of Win 8.1 Update 1.

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DarkTorizo    8

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webeagle12    869

Yup, it was aliens

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