not all those who wander are lost


The left one is from Monday night after sunset, the right one is 12 hours later in the morning before sunrise. Note the very bizarre rotation of our friend: as if the axis of rotation was pointed at the earth and we are viewing one of the poles (the top of the moon faces us) . The same side of the moon always faces earth, but the thing does spin on an axis. The view we get winds up like watching a vinyl record spin in a circle, rather than watching a globe spin on an upright axis.

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