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Old 16-06-2024, 05:31 PM
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Faces? Faces!!

Pareidolia (pronounced "par-i-DOH-lee-a") is a brain phenomenon in which a person can sees faces in inanimate objects, such as an image of the Virgin Mary in grilled cheese.
Probably the most famous astro-Pareidolia is the witch nebula, but I think there are quite a few other good examples around!
Here is a face in profile from NGC3327 that I imaged in a lapse in the clouds last night.
8 x 300s for each of SHO
GSO 250mm F4
Do you have any other examples of faces?
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Old 17-06-2024, 10:02 AM
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Great shot, very cool Mark The king of Pareidolia, the late, great and stupendously gifted, Mike Berthon Jones, would be very proud of you mate

As a strong proponent of the art of seeing things that aren't really there, myself , I will contribute this one

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Old 17-06-2024, 11:16 AM
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That is great Mark, the more you look at it the more it materialises, well done indeed.

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Old 18-06-2024, 05:47 PM
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Faces - check out the main feature of SH2-54

Assuming you captured this in metro melbourne - good job picking up light wispy's / dark nebula with so few frames! came out well!
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