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  1. Evo

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    Today's "What is it?". Can anyone quess? If you ask, I will give hints.

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  2. jcsd
  3. It is the inside of a rock.
     
  4. Could be a microscope shot of some fabric.
     
  5. Moonbear

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    It looks like it needs stitches! :uhh:
     
  6. Kurdt

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    Could be an extreme close up of an iris. That is the coloured but round the pupil not the plant.
     
  7. Evo

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    It's a satellite image of a very well known geographical area in the Western US. It's colored using polarimetry.
     
  8. Gokul43201

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    Niagara.
     
  9. Ivan Seeking

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    Darn, I was going to guess that it might be a satellite image, but I couldn't account for the colors. It must be an IR image?

    Edit: sorry, got it, polarimetry
     
    Last edited: Oct 14, 2007
  10. Ivan Seeking

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    Yosemite?
     
  11. Kurdt

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    grand canyon?
     
  12. Looks like Lake Meade and Hoover Dam, and Vegas.
     
  13. Evo

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    Nope to both.
     
  14. Evo

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    Nope.

    Think hot.

    I have another picture that shows a larger area and a different colorization, want it?
     
  15. Ivan Seeking

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    The Salt Lake Basin?
     
  16. Evo

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    Nope.

    All great guesses, though.
     
  17. Yellowstone
     
  18. Gokul43201

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    St. Helens (my next guess would have been Yellowstone)
     
  19. Evo

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    Nope.

    That picture is REALLY tough, this next one of the same place might be easier.

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  20. Ivan Seeking

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    Geez, I even cheated and used Google Earth. :biggrin: I found a spot that looked pretty close.
     
  21. Kurdt

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    death valley
     
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