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A blog about a system to determine terrestrial albedo by earthshine observations. Feasible thanks to sheer determination.

Saturn is brighter than Earthshine

From flux to AlbedoPosted by Peter Thejll Aug 11, 2014 10:29AM
This is an image of the Moon occulting Saturn. Saturn is evidently brighter than Earthshine - however, this is a phase near Full Moon so the Earth is near New, and thus faint. Still, eh?
From APOD. Image by Carlos Di Nallo.



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