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28 Oct 2021 17:08:37 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Luna, Moon... desert satellite  
From: Thomas de Groot
Date: 14 Sep 2021 03:02:48
Message: <61404918$1@news.povray.org>
Op 14/09/2021 om 01:46 schreef Samuel B.:
> "Kenneth" <kdw### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
>> "Samuel B." <stb### [at] hotmailcom> wrote:
>>> Final render in this series. Zoom in to see all the details.
>> Superb. With a jet and its contrail superimposed (just for scale) we would be
>> hard-pressed to discern a difference from a real late-afternoon photo, made with
>> a telescopic lens.
> But it's not close enough, since a dedicated individual would eventually observe
> how the craters don't cast proper shadows near the terminator :/
>>> P.S. If you look closely, you'll find some interesting things...
>>>> [Thomas]
>>>> The short answer, for both features: Lunar Rills --> either collapsed or
>>>> not, lava tunnels.
>> On the infallible internet, I've read that such features are caused by roving
>> herds of Moon Calves munching on moon dust-- with the resulting 'production' of
>> methane clouds. Stinky methane wind, a little-known secret of the Moon...
> Okay, I wasn't going to say anything for fear of being ridiculed. But this
> proves correct my earlier hypothesis: cows are a native moon species. They eat
> dust, not grass. This explains all the cheese you can find there. And they never
> actually jumped over it, they jumped /off/ of it! Things will never be the same
> after people hear about this...

there is that fundamental paper:

Wallace & Gromit (2002): The British origin of the Moon: The WensleyDale 
Hypothesis,- Annals of Lunar Research, vol.53(2), p.1015-1037.


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