Thus Spoke Zarathustra
February 27, 2009 10:29 AM   Subscribe

Also sprach Zarathustra

...seems familiar. Images of February's penumbral lunar eclipse captured by Japan's lunar explorer, Kaguya.
posted by popcassady (7 comments total) 9 users marked this as a favorite
I can't imagine how they managed to point HDTV optics & CCDs directly at the sun without it melting.
posted by crapmatic at 10:41 AM on February 27, 2009

At first I was like, "Lame" and then I was like, "Fucking Awesome!" which is actually gotta be how the mission crews of these missions feel sitting in front of a computer all day.
posted by Science! at 10:58 AM on February 27, 2009 [1 favorite]

I too became worried about the camera's sensor.
posted by striatic at 12:13 PM on February 27, 2009

One hell of a money shot.
posted by ZaneJ. at 12:37 PM on February 27, 2009

I couldn't resist squinting my eyes.
posted by treepour at 1:23 PM on February 27, 2009

My God, it's full of win.
posted by chillmost at 1:52 PM on February 27, 2009 [3 favorites]

the earth moved
posted by kliuless at 6:54 AM on February 28, 2009

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