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#1 Dave Mitsky

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Posted 15 November 2019 - 01:06 AM

Here's a hand-held shot of the November Full Moon that I took using my Canon PowerShot SX720 HS camera.

The Lady in the Moon is easy to discern.

http://3.bp.blogspot...rmoon_LucyB.jpg

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Posted 15 November 2019 - 10:09 AM

Very nice shot, but where is the Lady? For the life of me I cannot make anything even vaguely anthropomorphic out of that face of another world.


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Posted 15 November 2019 - 11:01 AM

Did you click on the link?  The woman's head lies in the eastern hemisphere.  Her face is facing towards lunar west.  Mare Serenitatis, Tranquillitatis, and Fecunditatis make up her hair.  The two dark areas near the lunar center are her eyes and mouth.  Crater Tycho is the jewel in her necklace.

 

The most common lunar pareidolic figures are the Man in the Moon, the Lady in the Moon, and the Moon Rabbit, which can be seen in two completely different aspects. 


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Posted 15 November 2019 - 11:57 AM

I clicked on the link just now. Must say it's a real stretch to make a lady out of such disparate features.

 

On seeing figures in the Moon: I only ever see the Man (as a great face canted to left), by naked eye when the Moon is full, but the impression rapidly vanishes upon binocular inspection. I have never seen any other figures.

 

The Rabbit even makes more sense than the Lady, possibly because it is a clearer figure composed mainly of mare.



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Posted 15 November 2019 - 02:20 PM

Must say it's a real stretch to make a lady out of such disparate features.

I disagree.  This bit of pareidolia is rather easy for me to discern both visually and in images.

 

https://www.astrolea...on the moon.pdf


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Posted 15 November 2019 - 04:21 PM

As there are no beavers in Ireland, it's a Frost Full Moon for me. 

And guess what? We have ice in Dublin!

 

Kind regards, 

 

Aubrey. 


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Posted 15 November 2019 - 08:43 PM

My wife and I watched the rising full moon, thank you for sharing. Since childhood, I have always seen the lady.  Only recently, with failing eyes, have I seen the "man in the moon!"

 

Clear and steady skies,

 

Ken W


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Posted 16 November 2019 - 10:41 AM

Oh that's Wilma Flintstone alright, no doubt about it. 

 

Im trying to unsee it in favour of other shapes.  Tough to do when it becomes almost automatic. 

 

Thanks for the pdf link link as I know where to look for the man now. 


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Posted 16 November 2019 - 05:32 PM

It took a few repeated looks at the blog and then it popped out.

 

But I saw Ned Flanders from the Simpsons, I see a thick mow under the nose. waytogo.gif


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Posted 16 November 2019 - 10:02 PM

Nice shot of the moon. And a Copernicus cameo...



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Posted 17 November 2019 - 09:06 PM

This is what I see. smile.gif

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Posted 18 November 2019 - 09:15 AM

This is what I see. smile.gif

A Lunomonster?




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