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Re: Oscar-Zero anyone?



Is the WHOLE moon dark for two weeks?  I always thought (Though never 
really pondered) that half of the moon was bright while half was dark and 
these two parts alternated...  See where I am going with this?

Dave

At 11:31 12/25/00 -0500, you wrote:
>At 10:21 AM 12/25/00 , Richard Amirault wrote:
> >Ok, I'll bite ;-)  I  know this is hypothetical, but how is this going to be
> >powered?  If solar panels you've got to remember that the length of the
> >"day" on the moon is about one month. Half of that is "daytime", and half
> >"nighttime"  If you want continuous service you'll need *considerable*
> >battery power to last the lunar night.
>
>I'd say:  Just accept the fact that it would work only two weeks out of 
>four...
>
>Doug
>NA1DB
>
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