Alternate Moons

Reeves, Robert
September 2010
Amateur Astronomy Magazine;Fall2010, Issue 67, p42
The article discusses the images of the moon in different orientations. If the full moon (FM) with Luna was turned at 60 degrees east, the imaginary figure "Man-in-the-Moon" would be gone and the FM would also be brighter in the night sky. On the other hand, if the moon was rotated 60 degrees west, the Mare Orientale would be shown like a giant watchful eye peering at the Earth.


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