标签: 影子

直指月亮的火箭烟尘影子

2024年2月11日 Rocket Plume Shadow Points to the Moon Image Credit: Pat McCracken, NASA Explanation: Why would the shadow of a rocket’s launch plume point toward the Moon? In early 2001 during a launch of the space shuttle Atlantis, the Sun, Earth, Moon, and rocket were all properly aligned for this photogenic coincidence. First, for the space shuttle&#821...

山与月的影子

2024年1月22日 Shadows of Mountain and Moon Image Credit & Copyright: Enzo Massa Micon Explanation: Can the Moon and a mountain really cast similar shadows? Yes, but the division between light and dark does not have to be aligned. Pictured, a quarter moon was captured above the mountain Grivola in Italy in early October of 2022. The Sun is to the right of th...

地球的影子

2023年5月9日 Shadows of Earth Image Credit & Copyright: Marcella Giulia Pace Explanation: Can you find two Earth shadows in today’s image? It’s a bit tricky. To find the first shadow, observe that the top part of the atmosphere appears pink and the lower part appears blue. This is because the top half is exposed to direct sunlight, while the lo...