Don't forget: you can click on an image to enlarge it!

Monday, 22 March 2021


There are a couple of interesting examples of chiaroscuro (contrast effects) on the Moon at first quarter: the Lunar X & Y. dark crater floors and illuminated peaks and rims create the impression of letters of the alphabet. A similar piece of misleading lighting once caused Sir Patrick Moore to believe he'd discovered an artificial bridge on the Moon.

No comments: