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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Flat Earth Follies: claims video is 'fake' because it's moving 'at the same rate'

The guy in this video

Claims it's fake because "it's all moving at the same rate" (unlike the guy in the car where nearby things are moving faster).

#1 he fails to account for the relative distances.

The things on the side of the road are VERY nearby and the distant clouds are thousands of times further whereas every part of the Earth is pretty far from the ISS.  But still -- the horizon IS further which is why...

#2 he's just flat out wrong.

I grabbed several frames of his 'fake' video and you can CLEARLY see the effects of perspective as features are 'moving' at different angular speeds in our field of view based on their distance.  This is why they get further apart.

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