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One day, a very strange thought struck me. What if the moon was used by some E.T entities to study and keep an eye on us? Wouldn't it be the perfect observatory outpost? If they already came here in the past, it would make sense to think they established somekind of permanent base. It's the best way of keeping observing a civilization... through their most closest solar system companion.
Of couse, with today's technology, we have come as far as seing the 'dark side of the moon',
Some astronomers grimace or roll their eyes when they hear someone talk about the dark side of the moon (unless they're also Pink Floyd fans). The popularity of the phrase means that there's ample opportunity for people to jump to the wrong conclusion. Part of the problem is the fact that we always see the same side of the moon. Another part concerns a general misunderstanding regarding the cause of the phases of the moon. But mostly, it's a problem with terminology.
This isn't a hard problem to fix, though. We just need to take a closer look at how the moon moves through space. But first, let's deal with the terminology. There are several terms we can use instead of the dark side of the moon that are much less confusing.
but what did we really see there?
Well other than the fact that there are objects that would be just as good to set up shop on from their perspective to do the same thing. The moon because it is so big and bright would get our attention but an object like this one.....
Those would be a lot harder for us to find and get to than the moon and those orbits are stable over thousands of years if not millions.
But what would be the point? If you can come across the many light years to get here why create a "base" on a surface of a moon or asteroid at all?
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So how big is our moon in comparison? Earth’s moon is the fifth largest moon. In comparison to the relatively small size of Earth though, it is extremely large. In fact, it is the largest moon with regards to the relative size of its planet.
Nice gifs but I gotta tell ya, your almost proving his point. You are displaying that in fact we do have moons or quasi-moons that are a better representation of the typical size moon in comparison of its host planet size.
When looking at our actual "moon" we find it to be way larger than the standard average of moon to planet ratio.
Perhaps the oversized moon is in fact artificial and designed as a spying satellite. Do I prescribe to this theory, no, but it makes one wonder.edit on 28-11-2013 by Rosinitiate because: (no reason given)
reply to post by JadeStar
Pluto isn't a "natural" planet. It's not a coincidence that the first set of planets before the asteroid belt or destroyed planet are all rock planets and the subsequent planets thereafter gas giants. Then you have Pluto....../song "one of these things just doesn't belong here. One of these things are not like the others."
You missed the point.
Moons are not all created equal, I am in astronomy. I look at planet formation models all the time and you'd be surprised the diversity of moons that can be created any number of ways.
Our moon was formed by collision with a another large planet sized object around the time our solar system was forming. We can see this happening right now around other young stars like Beta Pictoris, Vega, etc its not uncommon in the universe.
1. Those would be a lot harder for us to find and get to than the moon and those orbits are stable over thousands of years if not millions.
2. But what would be the point? If you can come across the many light years to get here why create a "base" on a surface of a moon or asteroid at all?
3. Dark SIde of the Moon was a Pink Floyd album and nothing more.
There is no "Dark Side of the Moon" there is the far side of the moon opposite of the one we see.