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The Sciences

Moon over Afghanistan

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitAugust 25, 2011 8:13 PM

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Posted without comment: the waning third quarter Moon over Afghanistan, as seen by astronaut Ron Garan on board the International Space Station:

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[Click to embiggen.] You can follow Ron on Twitter and see these amazing pictures as he posts them.

Image credit: NASA. Technically, I saw this on Nancy_A's Twitter stream before I saw it on Ron's, so tip o' the spacesuit visor to her.


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