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Moon it's own source of light

Discussion in 'Conspiracy Theories' started by JacksBratt, Mar 25, 2018.

Does the moon give it's own light?

  1. Yes

  2. No

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  1. JacksBratt

    JacksBratt Searching for Truth Supporter

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    Ok, first and foremost.. and very seriously... this is not a flat earth related topic... Not for me. So please leave the whole FE out of this or start your own thread.

    This is about a phenomenon that, quite honestly, I have questioned since I was very young. However, I put it aside as life went on.

    Now, I have heard others speak of it and it has raised some very simple yet important questions..

    How on earth does the moon look the way it does if it is reflecting the sun?

    Let's look at the phases, shall we?

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    First, look at the "Waxing Crescent". Pictured above is not the last one before a new moon. There are several more before the moon is not illuminated.

    Still, when I go to work, it is dark... yet there is the sliver of a moon in the sky.

    Ask yourself, if the moon must always be fully illuminated, by the sun, there must always be a full moon to some area of space. Earth just cannot see it... So, therefore, when the moon is but a sliver, the rest of the moon, facing away from me, must still be fully illuminated.

    So, where would the sun have to be to fully illuminate the surface of the moon "except" the tiny sliver I can see.

    The sun would have to be opposite me. It should be in the sky, on the opposite side of me than the dark side that I see... Yet, the sun is not even up yet.
     
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  2. Netgear

    Netgear A Dog On A Mission

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    Why start 2 threads on this?
     
  3. JacksBratt

    JacksBratt Searching for Truth Supporter

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    My mistake,

    Tried to put a poll on my other thread.

    Mods can delete this duplicate.
     
  4. d taylor

    d taylor Well-Known Member

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    Three examples of light being emitted from either the surface of the moon or right below the surface. In the terminator shadow area on the moon, in the dark part there are small light dots emitting light.





     
  5. comana

    comana Senior Veteran Supporter

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    Why is the majority of the moon concealed in black shadow if it emits it’s own light? That makes no sense.
     
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  6. d taylor

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    The moon is created for keeping/marking of time and is placed in the sky for that purpose. So the different stages the moon goes through is the moon simply carrying out its created purpose. The moon functions independently from the sun. In other words the moon would go through its function or lighting stages with or with out the sun.
     
  7. comana

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    So your theory is that the moon is dark because the lights are tuned off on that part?
     
  8. d taylor

    d taylor Well-Known Member

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    Well i believe by faith and sight. Not coming at this from a scientific point of view, being that i am not a scientist.

    The Bible states that God created two great lights and the Bible also states a few times the moon will not give its light. So i start there believing first and then i see what the Bibles states.

    like the light emitting from these surface impressions.

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  9. d taylor

    d taylor Well-Known Member

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    Another fine example of an impression emitting light.
    In this photo of the moon the impression close to the shadow (top just left of center) area on the moon is emitting a lot of light and shines quite bright, brighter than any other impression.

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    And a close up of that area.

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  10. SPF

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    Congratulations. Your closeup reveals that it's a crater and the material blasted out left behind more reflective material.
     
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  11. lasthero

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    I also note that crater has a shadow in it. Which is really weird for a thing that’s EMITTING LIGHT.
     
  12. SPF

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    Is it possible that those "points" of light where it's dark and still very close to the light side might be..maybe... mountains or simply higher elevated ground that is still able to catch the reflection of the sun? Why don't you see any points of light further and deeper back? Is someone slacking on their job and forgetting to switch the lights off and you're managing to catch them?
     
  13. d taylor

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    This is also an excellent example of another impression that emits light. And what i have notice about this light emitting impression is that however this is located on the moon the light being emitted does not change shape or direction. The light always looks like this, regardless of the position of the moon

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    Same impression, same light pattern but different position of the moon.
     

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  14. comana

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    That’s because it is not a pattern of light being emitted but rather material ejected from the crater upon impact. It will always look that way.
     
  15. SPF

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    Congratulations, you've demonstrated that material ejected from craters is more reflective than surface material.
     
  16. Nithavela

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    You obviously are unable to understand the vast difference of distance between the moon and you and the sun and you.
     
  17. lasthero

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    If the moon is independent of the Sun, why does its phase always match the position of the Sun?
     
  18. JackRT

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    Actually it doesn't. Moonrise and moonset are about 50 minutes out of phase on a day-to-day basis.
     
  19. Shrewd Manager

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    Yes, it emits its own light.

    First, the properties of sunlight and moonlight are entirely different. The former is hot and produces dessication, the latter cool and produces putrefaction.

    Secondly, there is no experimental precedent for sunlight reflecting off dust in a luminescent manner.

    Thirdly, why doesn't 'earth shine' light up the moon? Presumably there are many angles at which the supposed ball earth, covered in 70% water, a far more reflective medium than moondust, should illuminate that hunk o' cheese.

    And last but not least, we have the irrefutable testament of the manufacturer in Gen 1:16 that there are 2 great lights, one to rule the day and the other the night.
     
  20. JackRT

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    Actually it does.
     
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