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Old 02-07-2018, 12:32 PM   #38
ianw
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4. There is nothing on Earth capable of lighting such a massive area of land and only casting one shadow.
Sunlight is upon the earth 24/7 365 day a year and has been every since the solar system was formed. Its so fundamentally basic. Sunlight is on earth
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No it doesn't. Every mission landed early on each Lunar day when the Sun was low on the horizon. The TEMPERATURE quoted on the Moon refers ONLY to the surface, as everything is in a vacuum.

Here is a page with the various Sun angles per mission:

In a vacuum, low on the horizon is immaterial to the strength of the sun.
Ironically Lunar midday would of given less exposure to the extreme heat of the sun. The hypothetical science already says heat transference of the ground would be minimal. If that was the case why expose someone head to toe to such intense sunlight when midday would for the most part only expose about 20% of a standing individual at the top of the helmet and shoulders.
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