I'm 90% sure

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Onson

I'm 90% sure

Post by Onson » Wed Dec 08, 2004 7:37 am

that it is a shadow thrown by a brillient flash as the bulb burned out. I haven't a clue just how such a narrow shadow was made, but if we knew how the bulb was constructed it might give us a clue.