Monday, February 21, 2011

Earliest Known Orb Photograph?

Another Kiwi sent me this in the mail. Could he be right?


From the internets, I've learned that this photograph of Sir Friedrich Wilhelm Herschel and Orbs was taken by Friedrich Rehberg. Due to the difficulty of Orb photography back in November of 1814, further processing was performed by James Godby, who stippled the final result into shape.

Sir Friedrich is famous because he discovered Uranus.

He also composed twenty-four symphonies, which were no doubt the inspiration for this band I saw this weekend here in Columbus, The Spikedrivers.


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14 comments:

fish said...

Sir Friedrich is famous because he discovered Uranus.

Yeah, well maybe yours.

El Snacktator said...

Does Uranus have orbs??

El Snacktator said...

Hopefully not dingle orbs.

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Hmph!

I certainly didn't expect this sort of sophomoric humor.

Shan't be back, etc.
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vacuumslayer said...

That guy's never been near my anus.


And Yes I see a similar joke was already made. But I had this all carefully planned before I clicked to comment.

BUTTS!

vacuumslayer said...

Also, I don't like fish. He ruined my day.

zombie rotten mcdonald said...

Yeah, he will do that.

Jennifer said...

thundra? Have you ever traced your orb ancestry? Perhaps you are related!

Big Bad Bald Bastard said...

Sir Friedrich is famous because he discovered Uranus.

Bastard won't even call me now, says he's just not that into me!

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

VS, now you know where "I blame fish" and "put fish in the freezer" come from.

Jennifer, I got some nice orb shots last night, but I think I'll post the pictures and video (if it came out nice) from the rally I was just attending.

Ohio
Rally
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Capitol Building
Address: 77 S High - Columbus, OH. 43215


BBBB, lol!
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zombie rotten mcdonald said...

Shan't be back, etc.

It shows real dedication to a meme when you shantbeback your own blog.

Jennifer said...

It shows real dedication to a meme when you shantbeback your own blog.

I was thinking the same thing, but then remembered, I believe it's Blogger that decides whether or whether not thundra shan't be back!

Kathleen said...

LOL to everything. I wasn't even expecting butt jokes. why I don't know. The internet always surprises.

Jennifer said...

Jennifer, I got some nice orb shots last night, but I think I'll post the pictures and video (if it came out nice) from the rally I was just attending.

Hopefully not by Uranus...

LOL to everything. I wasn't even expecting butt jokes. why I don't know. The internet always surprises.

Kathleen's been spending too much time in adultland. Pffft!