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Old December 10th, 2008, 12:07 PM   #12741
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It may be high enough to see it in regards to the curvature of the earth, but even if there were no atmosphere to obscure the view it is not nearly wide enough to resolve at that distance.
Hadn't thought of that! Then again, wouldn't a large enough 'scope be able to do this?
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Old December 10th, 2008, 03:37 PM   #12742
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Another shot from my balcony. This time at sunset, and with a 300mm lens:



To put it into perspective, this is from 15km away!
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Old December 10th, 2008, 03:51 PM   #12743
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Old December 10th, 2008, 06:06 PM   #12744
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Is there a toilet in the crane cab? Can you order pizza there?
Bikes, had a sneak preview of the 740m tube going up to the cab for the operators loo.
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Old December 10th, 2008, 07:02 PM   #12745
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Another shot from my balcony. This time at sunset, and with a 300mm lens:

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_hOl2e0230VA/ST...0/IMG_0015.JPG

To put it into perspective, this is from 15km away!
You are so lucky. Not much of people have a view like that.
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Old December 10th, 2008, 07:26 PM   #12746
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Another shot from my balcony. This time at sunset, and with a 300mm lens:



To put it into perspective, this is from 15km away!
Yoor balcony has a very nice view
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Old December 10th, 2008, 07:47 PM   #12747
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Bikes, had a sneak preview of the 740m tube going up to the cab for the operators loo.
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Old December 11th, 2008, 01:16 AM   #12748
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Old December 11th, 2008, 01:22 AM   #12749
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Yoor balcony has a very nice view
usually no, but when the Burj comes up there, yes he does have a nice balcony!

Cool picture btw.
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Old December 11th, 2008, 02:56 AM   #12750
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Yoor balcony has a very nice view
that is excelent!!! but the city is located in a desert i don't like it.
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Old December 11th, 2008, 03:24 AM   #12751
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An amazing structure... but I don't like where it is located.. Dubai is not a nice city for me.
hmm... did u have bad memories in Dubai before ???
so u can say it like that ...??
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Old December 11th, 2008, 05:53 AM   #12752
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Is there a toilet in the crane cab? Can you order pizza there?
I'd just pee out the crane window.


I wonder if Dubai has Pizza Hut though. I love Pizza Hut. Too put this post back "on topic" I wonder if there will be a pizza place inside Burj Dubai when it opens. There should be at least one place in the adjacent mall.
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Old December 11th, 2008, 06:05 AM   #12753
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There is. Just like almost every other fastfood company you can imagine

No pictures today, really nothing happening at the top atm. Still waiting for the glazing to catch up...
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Old December 11th, 2008, 11:26 AM   #12754
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Old December 11th, 2008, 01:24 PM   #12755
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Can somebody tell me what is the construction in front of the lofts on SZR side - the white building seems like a district cooler.
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Old December 11th, 2008, 01:47 PM   #12756
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Can somebody tell me what is the construction in front of the lofts on SZR side - the white building seems like a district cooler.
yes white is the dc or DEWA building, I dont remember

another site:

Standpoint Residences

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Old December 11th, 2008, 01:52 PM   #12757
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Can somebody tell me what is the construction in front of the lofts on SZR side - the white building seems like a district cooler.
Yes correct This is the Tabreed district cooling plant, also to the left, one more plant.

The other white building across the SZR is the Mazaya Centre, (shopping)
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Old December 11th, 2008, 02:02 PM   #12758
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found the board :

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Old December 11th, 2008, 03:15 PM   #12759
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Imre, the ones they have to keep topping up with water level on a daily basis.
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Old December 11th, 2008, 06:32 PM   #12760
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Funny and very nice also
Reminds me some old movie...
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