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Posts tagged “pictures of the moon

One of the earliest pictures of the moon by Dr. J. W. Draper of New York, 1840

 

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Fascinating that we were capable of taking pretty good pictures of the moon over 150 years ago, enough that you can actually make out impacts.

Also is it just me, or is there a cat on the moon in the second photo?