Which lighthouse carries the strongest light?

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Postby LeadingLight » Thu Jan 21, 2010 1:52 pm

Does anyone has an idea which lighthouse carries the strongest light source, in candelas I mean? I know that the French lighthouse of Creac'h is a candidate, with 16 million candela, but I could not get any confirmation of that data and I'm not sure yet if there are any stronger lights somewhere.
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Postby Grover » Fri Jan 22, 2010 3:31 am

Hi Frans ...

Im not technological in thought ... not much mathematical, either. My ignorance
made me wonder what a candela was as opposed to candlepower. I
dont do conversions well, only that, after looking, it would appear 1 candlepower
is somewhat brighter than 1 candela ...

This is a rambling way of saying while I dont know the answer to the question, if
a somewhat brighter mind than mine is out there, which could be just about any
of you, would the "hyperradiant" monster lens that was used at Makapuu be a
match for question?

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