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Due to libration you can see a bit more than 50% of the lunar surface from earth - 59% to be exact - over time.
In the World of "Logan's Run" You Couldn't See the Moon Because Everyone Lived in Domes.Connecting the Dots.
Near the turn of the 20th century, Scientific American had so many letters to the editor arguing about whether or not the moon "rotates" that they actually started a periodical devoted entirely to that question, at least one issue of which was published.That the moon rotates, and that we see only one side of it, is not a contradiction--you simply have to look at the situation from from above the Earth-Moon plane.
Granted, it's in rough shape. But with the right improvements, I think you'd you be very happy there. So, what do you folks think? Do I write it up?
1977: "Capricorn One": NASA Fakes a Mars Landing. Mars is a Dog Whistle Here: Everyone Knows They Are Talking About the Moon Landing. The Moon is Cheese and Lies.Also,OJ Simpson Was in The Movie; Everyone Knows NASA Killed His Wife.NASA: Yep, We Developed the Magic Bullet.
Thanks, moon. for taking all those hits for us.
Did Pink Floyd get it wrong?
Thanks to JackOfVA, I looked up "libration" and found a very cool animated GIF of it here:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Libration
Professor, you might enjoy this related astronomical post: Today is the autumnal equinox - egg balancing, quotes, poems, Nat King Cole and Vivaldi. http://vaviper.blogspot.com/2013/09/tomorrow-is-autumnal-equinox-quotes.html
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