Users Online Now:
Donate To GLP
Back to Forum
Back to Thread
REPLY TO THREAD
Moontard here: THE friggin MOON is NOT RIGHT!
Ms Sans Serif
In accordance with industry accepted best practices we ask that users limit their copy / paste of copyrighted material to the relevant portions of the article you wish to discuss and no more than 50% of the source material, provide a link back to the original article and provide your original comments / criticism in your post with the article.
[quote:Anonymous Coward 27056233:MV8yMDM4NzYyXzM0Mjc3MjIxX0REMDhGQzkw] [quote:Anonymous Coward 12527214:MV8yMDM4NzYyXzM0Mjc2MzIxXzY0NzZGMUMy] [quote:Weasel_Turbine:MV8yMDM4NzYyXzM0Mjc2MTkxXzg0MDZGQzY3] Nothing wrong with the Moon. What you are seeing is called field rotation. It is an APPARENT (not real) rotation that happens to everything in the sky. It is because you are looking at it from a round rotating surface. The Moon's shadow is still left to right. The North pole of the Moon still points to the North. YOU are the one that turned. It is an optical illusion known as field rotation. When the Moon (or anything else in the sky) rises you are looking East and it APPEARS rotated to the left. When high in the sky you are looking South and it is upright. When it sets you are looking West and it APPEARS rotated to the right. How do we know it is not a real rotation? First, YOU turned. When the Moon is just past the highest point in the sky you can see it both ways. Look South and you see the shadow on the left, look West and up and you see the shadow on top. Magic! Second, [b]when we see it setting and appears to be rotated to the right, somebody on the other side of the world sees it rising AT THE SAME TIME and sees it appearing to be rotated to the left![/b] [/quote] you do know that the moon DOES have a rotation right? [/quote] Yes, but its true rotation is a completely separate matter than the apparent rotation known as "field rotation." That's purely a matter of perspective, so unless you're viewing it from a polar aligned perspective, it will appear to "rotate" over the course of the night. http://www.youtube.com/watch?&v=B9lnCVPnt4s [/quote]
I just walked outside here in SO Calif and the moon is midway 10 oclock and it is getting darker from the TOP!
The MOON NEVER used to get dark from the TOP ever! WTH is goin on?
Pictures (click to insert)
Big Round Smilies
Aliens and Space
Friendship & Love
Misc Small Smilies
View All Categories
Next Page >>
Coal Company Cuts Off Ex-Miners From Their Health Benefits
Nevada Lawmaker Says U.S. Should Expect Americans to 'Fire Back'
HMRC to sell taxpayers' financial data
Pentagon-sponsored study opens door for super lasers, weather control
Biometric identification that goes beyond fingerprints
Cancer-causing atrazine is world’s No. 1 drinking water contaminant
Newly released Clinton document describes Internet as ‘right wing’ tool of ‘conspiracy commerce’
Gross but True: Eating in Restaurants Doubles Your Risk of Getting Sick
Did We Just Lose 85,000 U.S. Jobs to Foreign Workers?
$10 DIY Alarm System That Calls Your Cellphone
Ranchers Under 24-Hour Surveillance…for What??
Watch Amazing Meteor-Like Object Over Russia’s Murmansk Caught On Dash-Cams Last Night
Facebook Pulls "Everytown for Gun Safety" Page after Pro-Gunners Grabbed It before Bloomberg
30 Years After Chernobyl’s Meltdown, Gripping Photos Expose the Human Fallout
Using Tiny 3-D Printed Parts to Hack Other Products
White House highlights Obama’s (horrible) immigration plan
Nevada rancher whose land was taken by BLM over water rights tells it all
Creepy autonomous AI CCTV surveillance network watches all of Boston
Behind the Seventies Science Experiment That Studied Whether You’d F*ck a Stranger
Miraculous Holy Fire lit in Jerusalem, to be delivered worldwide
Surprising Wild Weed Can Be Used To Improve Health And Even Make Beer
Russia Wants Permanent Moon Base
Fusion Center Locations in the U.S.
Are You Ready For The Price Of Food To More Than Double By The End Of This Decade?
Have Scientists Found an Easier Way to Depopulate the Planet?
Disclaimer / Copyright Info
with questions or comments about this site.
"Godlike Productions" & "GLP" are registered trademarks of Zero Point Ltd.
Website Design Copyright © 1999 - 2014 Godlikeproductions.com
Page generated in 0.003s (3 queries)