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Fake Photos

Posted by Mike on August 28, 2009

Ok it looks nice…. I’ll grant that.

I receive this photo in an e mail about once every two weeks…

It’s fake.

From anywhere on the surface of the earth the sun and the moon look roughly the same size. That’s why you can have a securedownloadsolar eclipse (when the moon moves between the sun and earth and blocks almost all of the sun….). Likewise a lunar eclipse would not be possible if the moon where actually this big.

This constructed “photo” makes the moon out to be so big it would probably spin the earth off into space with it’s colossal gravity. And notice the lighting…. The moon has sunlight hitting it while the sun is almost directly behind the moon… not possible….


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