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  1. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    08 Aug '15 11:44
    http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap150807.html

    You can't get an image like that unless you are a few million miles from Earth!
  2. 08 Aug '15 16:17
    Beautiful picture indeed.
  3. Standard member Mammy Blue
    Delicious Monster...
    10 Aug '15 05:33
    Originally posted by Great King Rat
    Beautiful picture indeed.
    So the "Dark Side of the Moon" is not so dark to us anymore. (with apologies to Pink Floyd)
  4. 10 Aug '15 09:19
    Don't miss the full animation:
    https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/from-a-million-miles-away-nasa-camera-shows-moon-crossing-face-of-earth
  5. 10 Aug '15 10:19
    Originally posted by Mammy Blue
    So the "Dark Side of the Moon" is not so dark to us anymore. (with apologies to Pink Floyd)
    The dark side of the moon has always been dark and will always be dark, but whether the dark side is also the far side changes with time - once per lunar month.
  6. 10 Aug '15 11:09
    Originally posted by Shallow Blue
    The dark side of the moon has always been dark and will always be dark, but whether the dark side is also the far side changes with time - once per lunar month.
    'Dark' has a range of meaning.
  7. 10 Aug '15 15:58
    Originally posted by Mammy Blue
    So the "Dark Side of the Moon" is not so dark to us anymore.
    I don't get it... This is a joke and nothing more, right?
    Because everyone knows that no side of the moon is constantly dark...
  8. 11 Aug '15 05:54
    Originally posted by FabianFnas
    I don't get it... This is a joke and nothing more, right?
    Because everyone knows that no side of the moon is constantly dark...
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Far_side_of_the_Moon
    ... the far side is also referred to as the dark side of the Moon, originally in the sense of "unknown" rather than lack of light.
  9. 11 Aug '15 06:43 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by twhitehead
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Far_side_of_the_Moon
    ... the far side is also referred to as the dark side of the Moon, originally in the sense of "unknown" rather than lack of light.
    Oh. And I thought it had something to do with the darkforce.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darkforce
  10. Standard member Mammy Blue
    Delicious Monster...
    11 Aug '15 12:39
    Originally posted by FabianFnas
    I don't get it... This is a joke and nothing more, right?
    Because everyone knows that no side of the moon is constantly dark...
    Ok. It's only a joking referral to the album from Pink Floyd that was on the Top One Hundred list for how many years? Ok?
  11. Standard member Mammy Blue
    Delicious Monster...
    11 Aug '15 12:40
    Does everybody get it? You there in the corner? You ok with that?
    No one else? Finis...