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Friday, October 11, 2013
If the moon was in same orbit at the ISS.
Totally fictitious of course, but kind of a neat animation showing what it would look at if the moon was in the same orbital altitude as the International Space Station. If the moon was really put this close, I think it would be well inside the Roche Limit and would be torn apart and turn into a ring similar to
Just imagine the daily solar and lunar eclipses, horrible light pollution and really messy tides!