There will be no readers’ wildlife today: I’m saving up the photos for when I’m in Poland. Instead, have a gander at this photo:
This still photo of the moon interposed between a satellite and Earth was going around yesterday, and some who saw it automatically cried “Photoshop!” (I don’t think I’ve ever posted an amazing photo that hasn’t aroused that cry.) Now, it’s okay to say, “I’m dubious,” but a proper skeptic should say, “I better investigate further.” And if you did, you’d see that this photo was genuine, as described by NASA.
First, a time-lapse taken from the NASA site. You’re seeing here what you never see from Earth: the “dark side” of the moon. The bit below tells you why we never see the moon’s bum, which you need to know:
Part of NASA’s explanation:
A NASA camera aboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite captured a unique view of the…
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