Bring down the moon dating
That said, given the other flags seemed to have survived and it was still standing after the astronauts left, there is little reason to think this particular one disintegrated when the others did not.For that matter, it’s possible the Apollo 11 flag is still intact as well, simply lying on the lunar surface. The general consensus is that the colors have probably faded to white.At both the new and full phases, the moon is on a line with the Earth and sun.At New Moon, the moon is in the middle position along the line. The Full Moon always comes about two weeks after new moon, when the moon is midway around in its orbit of Earth, as measured from one new moon to the next.” During Full Moons the question always comes up, “What’s so unique about this particular Full Moon?Besides Armstrong’s boot print and a bunch of junk, the astronauts also planted a three foot by five foot nylon American flag mounted on a pole into the ground. Do they even still exist after nearly a half century on the moon?Subsequent Apollo missions that made it to the moon followed suit. As for the Apollo 11 flag, when the engine came on and the spaceship shot up away from the moon, Aldrin said he saw the flag get knocked over by the rocket blast.Apollo 15’s flag is still generally thought to be standing, as there is footage of this after the astronauts left.
In 2008, Dennis Lacarrubba, an employee of Annin, told Smithsonian that he couldn’t “believe there would be anything left. It’s gonna be ashes.” Five other, less talked about, flags got planted on the moon during Apollo 12, 14, 15, 16, and 17. they had some problems as you’re no doubt familiar.
It’s as though Earth is the fulcrum of a seesaw, and the moon and sun are sitting on either end of the seesaw.
In many ways, a full moon is the opposite of a new moon.
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Expect this Full Moon to look plenty full and bright all night long on both November 13 and 14 depending on where you live in North America or elsewhere in the world.