March 13, 2007

If you were out there

This is how an eclipse of the sun would look if you were standing 1.6 million miles from Earth.

2 comments:

  1. Sorry to be picky, but technically this is not an eclipse, it's a transit.

    An (*ahem*) eclipsor body whose angular diameter is lesser than the eclipsee cannot eclipse that body.

    Okay, I'm being pedantic, but you know I'm right...

    NASA should know better. I blame the funding cuts.

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  2. So Pluto was actually down graded from planet status because of budget cuts?

    Next they'll be telling us that Jupiter is all gas, no planet.

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