Thread: Dyson Sphere
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Old October 5 2012, 09:08 PM   #24
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Re: Dyson Sphere

Circus Peanut wrote: View Post
Enough to the point there were very noticeable continents, lakes, oceans, rivers and such on the inside if it.
MikeS wrote: View Post
The scales depicted here always bothered me. There is a curve to the sphere at the Jenolan's location that you just wouldn't see on something this size (radius of 1 A.U.)
Not to mention being able to see rivers and lakes at that distance. They'd have to be hundreds of thousands of miles across, at least.

I can at least visualize a continent or ocean which happens to be a million miles across, but I have a feeling when you get to that scale the rules of geography (not to mention geology) are totally different.
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