Igor PDML-StR wrote: >... or rather the photo title. > >While looking at the moon photos of Peter Lik, I've found one >more photo that I suspect to be fake. Well, not the photo itself, but what >it claims to be. >http://www.lik.com/thework/clouds-skies-stars/lunareclipse.html > >This one is titled "Lunar eclipse". My claim is that it is not an eclipse. >Rather, it is just one of the lunar phases. >An eclipse is a shadow of the Earth. So, the dark-light boundary has a >circular shape, not a straight one as here. >The straight line is consistent with the light source (sun) being >on the right, at about 90 degrees.
Also, the shadows in the craters clearly indicate the sun is to the far right. At least that one is just a misleading title, rather than an outright Photoshop fake like the others. I wish Miserere, a genuine astronomer (he worked at the Minor Planet Center at Harvard) were still on the PDML. He'd have a laugh over these fakes. -- Mark Roberts - Photography & Multimedia www.robertstech.com -- PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail List PDML@pdml.net http://pdml.net/mailman/listinfo/pdml_pdml.net to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and follow the directions.