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If you appreciate the Moon and you have the privilege to travel around our planet you certainly have already noticed that from different parts of the globe the Crescent Moon looks different. Why is that? Well the explanation is simple: Like the constellations, different observers in different latitudes observe the same sky differently. You can find a nice graphic view here:

http://www.math.nus.edu.sg/aslaksen/applets/eclipticmoon/eclipticmoon.html

Now it is your turn to help us build a map with pictures of the Moon in different countries.  Your images should be acquired during the nights of 9, 10, 11 and 12 of April. Your picture should be posted here:

http://www.astronomerswithoutborders.org/gam2011/my-crescent-moon-looks-different.html

The images should be presented taking into account the real image you see with naked eyes, meaning, if your telescope inverts the image, you should edit it using an image processing software.

We will produce a map with all the images and share this with everyone.  

 

 

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