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Offline Trebor

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Images of the eclipse from lunar orbit
« on: July 03, 2019, 07:03:20 AM »

The satellite and camera are tiny.
from here :
http://lilacsat.hit.edu.cn/dashboard/pages_en/pics-b.html

Not heard much about these satellites but there is more info here :
https://amsat-uk.org/2018/05/19/dslwp-satellites-lunar-orbit/
« Last Edit: July 03, 2019, 07:09:39 AM by Trebor »

Offline bknight

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Re: Images of the eclipse from lunar orbit
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2019, 10:54:06 AM »
Had to look it up but, Chinese satellite. Nice find.  :)
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Offline raven

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Re: Images of the eclipse from lunar orbit
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2019, 01:54:39 PM »
I wonder why the moon is so . . . purple! Damage to the camera? A choice for compression purposes?