Alien Bug

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Alien Bug SammyOfKassel 4/24/06 1:17 PM
Image update. Bug squashed.

The Biggest Insect I Saw the last Years, about 50 meters long.
Re: Alien Bug PriceCollins 4/24/06 2:27 PM
Congratulations ! A wonderful find !

Did that bug take a trip in the satellite camera, and is it laying eggs?
Re: Alien Bug adsci 4/25/06 7:21 AM
whoa! how can this be?
if its launched with the sattelite it should show up on more images!
and if not? a 50 feet roach isnt reported in germany yet
maybe some guy who got the images from the satellite made a joke before selling the data to google?
Re: Alien Bug tHeF8bman 4/26/06 12:22 AM
Isn't there a possibility that the bug was flying around and got caught in the zoom???
Re: Alien Bug Braham_S_Aggarwal 4/26/06 1:16 AM
Wonderful finding for a first post. Congratulations !

This bug is really huge measuring almost 150 feet. This could also be one of the world's first bug which would have gone to space unofficially.

This is a great finding and must be placed on top of some forum or blog.
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Re: Alien Bug PeteUK 4/26/06 2:03 AM
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Wonderful finding for a first post. Congratulations !

This bug is really huge measuring almost 150 feet. This could also be one of the world's first bug which would have gone to space unofficially.





Yes, he states in the first post the measurement of the insect, but on the other point, "Space"?? I would have thought the resolution of the pics would more than likely been taken at a low altitude.
So possibly not a space bug, Eh?
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Re: Alien Bug Braham_S_Aggarwal 4/26/06 3:21 AM
If these pictures are taken from a satellite then, you may want to read here and here
Re: Alien Bug Hill 4/26/06 10:07 AM
Interesting find - a first. It looks like a thrips, a very small (1mm or so) insect. The size might explain how it got involved in the printing process. The brown glob at the posterior end is bug poop , forced out of the poor critter as it got squished between a glass plate and the film during the scanning process.

image from http://sacs.cpes.peachnet.edu

EDIT: I added an image of a thrips alongside for comparison - if anybody cares.
EDIT: Thrips is the singular and plural - like fish, sheep or deer. (I just found this out from an article in Google Sightseeing which referenced this article) Wikipedia - thrips
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Re: Alien Bug Klootviool 4/27/06 11:41 AM
To me it looks like Germany is under attack...
This find is one of the best!!
Keep it up!
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Re: Alien Bug sayua 4/27/06 2:09 PM
is it a real bug ???
da*n big !!!!
The infestation grows! PriceCollins 5/30/06 6:37 AM
The giant bug of Hulen is laying eggs.

Three lines of its eggs (or spoor?) are near Halverde

Keep looking and watching for the alien invasion.



(Edited to add illustration)
Re: Alien Bug Rafa_mty 9/13/06 4:49 PM
Nice find! Keep going!!!
Here's where it came from: breeding station KenGrok 9/28/06 8:49 AM
With the country's birth rate going down and its volunteer army short of recruits, it's well known that the German government has run a program for breeding giant insects to fill in. Here's where the larvae are kept for radiation treatment.
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Re: Here's where it came from: breeding station Braham_S_Aggarwal 9/28/06 10:43 AM
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With the country's birth rate going down and its volunteer army short of recruits, it's well known that the German government has run a program for breeding giant insects to fill in. Here's where the larvae are kept for radiation treatment.




Very Funny !

Here is some more German Comedy for A German


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Kent Brockman Reporting Randysouth 9/28/06 11:14 AM
I, for one, welcome our new insect overlords.
Re: Here's where it came from: breeding station sasroodkapje 9/28/06 3:30 PM
Great vids Braham
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Re: Alien Bug richvn 9/29/06 3:52 AM
Hello!

What do you mean, got squished between the film and a plate during the scanning process? What scanning process? What plate? Doesn't google use satellite images, why would they need to rescan them and introduce glitches like this?

Apologies if everyone knows the answer to this already...please take pity on my ignorance..
Re: Alien Bug googlyeyes 9/29/06 5:42 AM


The Simpsons always get the story first !!


Great 1st post.
Re: Alien Bug xaoswolf 9/29/06 11:10 AM
I at first thought it was an earwig, just missing it's pincers...
Re: Alien Bug Hill 9/29/06 8:55 PM
The majority of GE images are derived from satellites. But the most detailed regions are the result of aerial photography. Zoom out a bit and you can see the imagery in those areas is made up a many small photos stitched together.
Re: Alien Bug Blaskowicz 11/5/06 4:21 PM
If it's flying, where are his wings?
Re: Alien Bug Lrae 1/3/07 3:21 PM
OH... Seems to have been exterminated.
Re: Alien Bug Anonymous 1/3/07 7:47 PM
Haha! Cleverly done! They carefully cut out one field and repaired the image - probably during the last update I suppose.

Hmmm .. I wonder whether they can do anything about suspected thrip droppings as well?
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