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Satallite images

  1. Apr 9, 2005 #1

    Monique

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    http://maps.google.com/

    Don't know how many of you have already used it: still in beta phase, but you can zoom in on any adress and convert it into a satallite image :biggrin: (pretty cool)
     
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  3. Apr 9, 2005 #2

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    I have Keyhole, great friggen program. The novelty value is through the roof! You can enter an address and it'll zoom to it. Quality depends on what image they currently have of you. My city is currently at a resolution of 2 feet as of december 2002 or something.

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v81/Veto1024/EV20A.jpg

    Theres my house :P

    You can zoom in a lot more... i took that shot a while ago.
     
  4. Apr 9, 2005 #3

    SOS2008

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    So much for sun bathing in the back yard in the nude...
     
  5. Apr 9, 2005 #4

    Pengwuino

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    Too bad we cant have personal satellites that are cost effective yet :). Ill stick to my dream of building spy airplanes and spying on people that way :D
     
  6. Apr 9, 2005 #5

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    What? The photo capability on cell phones is already a problem...

    I was just watching a cool program on the Science Channel about the Stealth, Aurora, and a new plane the government denies exists. I know the use of drones has increased, but I understand these still are very expensive.
     
  7. Apr 9, 2005 #6

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    I told you before... I lost your address! If you still want that present, you'd better get onto sending it to me again. :smile:
     
  8. Apr 9, 2005 #7
    For some reason I LOOOVE looking at aerial photos. It's so beautiful. I've only been in an airplane one time and it was a wonderful experience.
     
  9. Apr 9, 2005 #8
    Ah, twice, round trip that is.
     
  10. Apr 9, 2005 #9

    Pengwuino

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    Yah but i wanna follow them around without knowing :D
     
  11. Apr 9, 2005 #10

    SOS2008

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    Just don't tell Danger...he's still using low-technology doggie costumes...
     
  12. Apr 9, 2005 #11
    Pengwuino,was that you waveing from the bathroom window? Thought I saw a little hand in that pic.
     
  13. Apr 9, 2005 #12

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    I knew I could count on hypatia to do another hand joke... :rofl:
     
  14. Apr 9, 2005 #13

    Danger

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    Low-tech, my arse! There are a couple of hundred bucks worth of servos and circuit boards in there.

    Are you sure it was waving? Are you sure it was a hand?

    You still count on your hands? :confused: I'd have thought you'd have a calculator or something by now.
     
  15. Apr 9, 2005 #14

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    OMG, I can see the disaster now, a woman with an electric bra...
    Talking about needles in a hay stack, I think there's another hand jo...joke out there somewhere...
    No...just an abacus, but I might get a slide rule for my birthday. :bugeye:
     
  16. Apr 9, 2005 #15
    That is cool as hell! Great link!
     
  17. Apr 9, 2005 #16

    Danger

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    Is anyone else starting to suspect that this woman is just an agent provocateur? She keeps starting up these perfectly innocent-sounding threads and then just sits back all smiley and quiet while chaos unfolds around her. :uhh:
     
  18. Apr 9, 2005 #17

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    Yes, and her cohort Ivan the Instigator.
     
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    but I don't see any hotdog venders?
     
  21. Apr 10, 2005 #20

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    Near the Home Depot there is a taco stand, but it's not visible in these views. :tongue: I've used arial photos at work, but have gone to Maricopa.gov. for such information.
     
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