SFearless Earth (Diana Campanella) - Claims to understand astronomy yet calls some craters on the moon "bubbles" and refuses to answer two simple astronomy questions - Flat Earth - Balls in space? Moon bubbles continued... :P
Dear SFearless Earth (Diana Campanella)
Your insistence that you know astronomy has hit the rocks and smashed...
Fact check = You FAIL
1. Why that line down the middle? The photo is a mosaic. Why did you fail to mention that? NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) took the picture, which was released along with a flood of other data from the spacecraft last week. The photo is actually a mosaic of thousands of different lunar far-side images taken by the lunar orbiter's Wide Angle Camera. Read the article at space dot com, (11186-photo-side-moon-nasa-lunar-orbiter.html)
2. There are only craters on the moon, no bubbles as you mistakenly claim
3. We repeatedly asked Diana these two simple 10th grade science/astronomy questions to test the knowledge which she claims to have, yet she refused to answer them. Why?
a) What is the strength (in units of Newton’s) of the centripetal force that is needed to keep a 450-ton object in orbit around the Earth at a distance of 240 miles?
b) Why was it that in December the lunar month was 29 days 19 hours 47 minutes -> 7 hours longer than normal?
We are surprised that being an artist and astronomy student, Diana does not understand what an orbital mosaic is, and the inherent limitations of such a picture regime.
Shown BELOW is a Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter's Wide-Angle Camera mosaic, consisting of over one-thousand individual images. The images were taken over the course of several weeks with the LRO in a polar orbit (which means moving in a mostly north-south manner) around the Moon.
Due to the geometry of the orbit, this means the terrain it sees at a given latitude has roughly the same lighting. That is important since a crater looks very different when the Sun is low (and shadows long) compared with at noon, when the Sun is high (and shadows nonexistent).
From the viewpoint of the LRO's travels, the Moon rotates underneath it. As it does this, the angle of sunlight changes per orbit. Care is taken when creating an orbital mosaic to make it appear seamless; otherwise shadows would appear to jump suddenly from point to point. If you look carefully you'll see where shadows point in different directions, but it still looks pretty natural.
When you see the full Moon from Earth, the Sun is shining straight on the Moon. That means you don't see any shadows on the surface when the Moon is full. Pictures of it taken from Earth look flat in that case, because our eyes and brains look to shadows to sense the topographical relief -- the ups and downs in the surface.
But with the LRO mosaic, shadows are visible because the (Sun – Moon) angle position is different during each orbital pass.
You can think of a mosaic as made up of a series of concentric rings of parallel longitudes, each with about the same Sun elevation, with the Sun getting lower as you move northward (because at any given time, the Sun is lower the farther north you go). That’s why the overall mosaic looks flatter near the edge and bumpier in the middle. At the pole the shadows are longest, and you see the contours of the terrain better.
So Diana, you spent video time pointing out known issues about mosaic orbital photos. They are not imperfections in the Moon as you imply, but rather limitations of mosaic imagery.
And fact check = YOU FAIL again,
By asking how a round ball can be formed in space. It is due to gravity and rotation. The Earth is not a perfect sphere, but rather a slight spheroid due to the effect of axial rotation. The distance from Earth's center to sea level is roughly 21 kilometers (13 miles) greater at the equator than at the poles.
So Diana - get a life and stop showing off your ignorance.
Diana Campanella and her cohort Ninja Man are spreading incorrect information. Don't fall for their delusional viewpoint, that does not coincide with reality.
Published on - January 5, 2018
Discussion at - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7ipUKERU0tzYFxALJBli4A/discussion
Video at - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3FfLNl60JA&t=3s
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kind regards, JonahTheScientist
Closed caption is the voice of Diana Campanella in the video...
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