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  Thank you for fixing the spaceflight template! Neopeius (talk) 15:37, 16 February 2019 (UTC)

Allure of the SeasEdit

I see you have changed the infobox to reflect the length mentioned in a couple of newspapers. The official figure is that given in the existing ref which is from the classification society and is a better source. I appreciate there is some dispute about the actual length caused by the temperature when measurements are taken so I have no problem if you want to use your sources to expand on the prose but the previous figure given in the infobox is official and sourced so I ask you to revert your edit Lyndaship (talk) 11:21, 17 February 2019 (UTC)

Lyndaship, while I appreciate that DNV's status, we know from multiple sources that each successive Oasis-class ship is considered longer than the previous build; Oasis herself is listed at DNV as 360 m, and Allure is listed there as also 360 m, which simply cannot be accurate. So, we use the third party sources rather than a primary source such as DNV or RCCL. Unfortunately, I've never been able to find reliable third party sources for Harmony or Symphony, and we're forced to use DNV. Thankfully DNV shows a realistic figure for Harmony, but shows Symphony as *shorter* than Harmony, which by all accounts is simply wrong. Harmony is universally recognised as the longest cruise liner in the world, so I've been at a loss on that count. My restoration of those lengths falls squarely within Wikipedia's mandate to use third party sources, so that's where we're at. Thoughts? Huntster (t @ c) 11:38, 17 February 2019 (UTC)
Thank you for your response. On Allure/Oasis it would appear to be a case of evaluating sources. I feel that DNV is a far better source than what a couple of travel writers churn in their RS newspapers possibly from a RCCL press release with no checking however it would be ok to state that sources disagree and mention this in the prose if you wish to give them credence. As I recall that when the builder of Allure announced she was 50mm longer than Oasis they qualified this with but this is probably just a difference in the air temperature today but of course for RCCL it was a marketing mans dream - a new longest ship. On Symphony/Harmony DNV is correct as to length, Symphony is shorter than Harmony but has a higher Gross tonnage and is therefore the larger (but not longer) cruise ship of the two. Lyndaship (talk) 12:56, 17 February 2019 (UTC)

Mothball fleet imageEdit

Greetings, User:Huntster. Very excellent adding that image of the Mothball Fleet. I was just lamenting with an elder sibling the absence of one at that page. An entire generation Baby Boomers has that fleet imprinted in their minds, but there had been nothing to show for it at Wikipedia. It’s great to share it with those who never had the chance to see it themselves. Yours, Wikiuser100 (talk) 17:31, 20 February 2019 (UTC)

Wikiuser100, it's just a shame that this image is the only one I could find on Commons. If you happen to know anyone that took photos of the fleet, getting them to donate one (or some) to Commons so that something of higher quality is available would be amazing. Huntster (t @ c) 19:34, 20 February 2019 (UTC)
I'd wondered if you were the original uploader; the interface on a smartphone would not reveal it. I thought I had looked for an image at Commons when I made edits on this subject a few years back. Guess not. No matter...I have found some excellent images that I think can be used here, with proper attribution, but am a bit over my head on the matter. They are from the New York State Digital Collections, and are, for example, used at a blog, crotonhistory.org's Ghost Fleet web page, with a generic attribution statement. I believe the same basic images would work well here. They start appearing at page 2 here.
How do we attribute them? I'm willing to do the uploading, as soon as I know what licence and language to use. Thanks. Yours, Wikiuser100 (talk) 21:50, 20 February 2019 (UTC)

Is Star Image ok?Edit

If possible - re newly created article "EPIC 204376071" (very unusual dimming star, up to 80%?) - is the related image (ie, "File:NASA-Wise-EPIC204376071-ScrnImg-20190306.jpg") ok - seems to be ok afaik, but maybe a good idea to be more sure - in any case - Enjoy! :) Drbogdan (talk) 17:28, 6 March 2019 (UTC)

Drbogdan, yep, it's an IPAC/WISE image, so its PD-NASA. Please be careful about using generic categories for these images. Categories need to be as specific as possible to keep others from having to spend time cleaning out the top level categories. Huntster (t @ c) 18:34, 6 March 2019 (UTC)
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