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Moon landing replica strangeness

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posted on Dec, 19 2014 @ 08:12 AM
a reply to: Ove38

point rover tracks can be seen by any telescope...except the images NASA provides...and those are from Moon's orbit.

posted on Dec, 19 2014 @ 08:25 AM
a reply to: MarioOnTheFly

Correction: Images that the Arizona State University provides.

You are correct though about Earth based telescopes. To get the same resolution as the LROC gives us from Lunar orbit, one would need a telescope who's primary mirror would be about 5 football fields wide.

posted on Dec, 19 2014 @ 08:49 AM

originally posted by: MarioOnTheFly
a reply to: MarkJS

any decent telescope can see the actual tire tracks made by the Lunar Rover on the moon itself from way back in '69 when it happened, if they bothered to look.

I think you misspoke here....

No telescope on Earth can show that to you...if you feel otherwise...point the way.

You're right. I'm wrong. Bad Astronomy. Did not read all the details. Apparently the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter flew near the moon and took many pictures. I like this one:

Was corrected by this article from Discover Magazine as well. Useful info.

posted on Dec, 19 2014 @ 09:10 AM

originally posted by: SayonaraJupiter
Phil Plait, who is paid off by the Discovery Channel, uses that phrase. He was also a consultant to the MythBusters episode 104.

Variations of this quote has been used by many more.

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