Our Mayan astronomers have discovered a strange anomaly in this NASA photo, taken recently by Lunar Reconnaisance Orbiter Camera (LROC). We don’t have an explanation for this as it seems a badly digitized image.
In the photo, all the shadows of the lunar surface point to the right, while the shadow direction where the American flags are standing point to the left. Is this correct?
NASA’s explanation said, “Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera images of each Apollo site taken at roughly the same orientation (i.e. spacecraft-to-lunar surface site angle) but with different Sun angles to show the travel of shadows.”
Wouldn’t the shadows travel together in the same direction as the camera takes different angles? It seems like a bad composite image to us. You can be the judge.
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