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Re: Moon-based radiotelescope planned (Forwarded)

Subject: Re: Moon-based radiotelescope planned Forwarded
From: Odysseus
Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2006 08:00:17 GMT
Newsgroups: sci.astro
Geo Logico wrote:
> 
<snip>
> 
> It could be put on the points where lunar and earth gravities are
> the same, on the lunar orbit. Very stable positions.
> "Libration points"... what's the term?

I think you mean the Lagrange points, often referred to as L1, L2,
&c. Libration is the apparent 'rocking' of the Moon that allows us to
see a little of the far side at the limbs of the disc.

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Odysseus

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