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What this might be?!

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Offline abutawnee

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Puzzeled for Years by this!
« on: 12/02/2013 21:52:10 »
I have no idea what this is. i found this on top of a mountain in Saudi Arabia in moonlight. i saw it glittering from almost a half a mile. any ideas? thanks


 

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Re: Puzzeled for Years by this!
« Reply #1 on: 12/02/2013 22:03:42 »
I think it's a "toy" made by someone with some cat's eyes and clay, but the picture isn't very clear.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat's_eye_(road)
« Last Edit: 12/02/2013 22:06:33 by CliffordK »
 

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Re: Puzzeled for Years by this!
« Reply #2 on: 12/02/2013 22:22:17 »
Here's another one
 

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Re: Puzzeled for Years by this!
« Reply #3 on: 12/02/2013 22:23:24 »
And another
 

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Re: Puzzeled for Years by this!
« Reply #4 on: 12/02/2013 22:26:06 »


I think it's a "toy" made by someone with some cat's eyes and clay

If they were cats-eyes they wouldn't all appear equally bright as they are pointing in different directions. 

I vote crudely-made self-luminous hoax [with led light(s) in it]
« Last Edit: 12/02/2013 22:34:44 by RD »
 

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Re: Puzzeled for Years by this!
« Reply #5 on: 13/02/2013 18:57:14 »
It's tiny - surely that is the lens of a samsung smart phone (galaxy note white?) in the top picture.  So if that square is around 10mm across - then so is the artefact.  Thats awfully neat work for 7 leds
 

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Re: Puzzeled for Years by this!
« Reply #6 on: 13/02/2013 19:04:03 »
It's not easy to judge scale but the leds look pretty plausible.
 

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Re: Puzzeled for Years by this!
« Reply #7 on: 13/02/2013 19:09:35 »

« Last Edit: 13/02/2013 19:19:45 by RD »
 

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Re: Puzzeled for Years by this!
« Reply #8 on: 13/02/2013 19:28:51 »
next project ? ...
 

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Re: Puzzeled for Years by this!
« Reply #9 on: 18/02/2013 15:00:44 »
BC, RD, Imatfaal; Do you not realise? It is the One we have been waiting for.

All praise to the One.

      We have waited long for your arrival O Great One. Tell us thy bidding and we shall obey.

 

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