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When an Optical Illusion Isn't

A photograph can produce an optical illusion if the camera is positioned in the right spot.

Author: Hugh Bollinger/Sunday, April 7, 2013/Categories: natural history, photography

Optical illusions are fun particularly when they are for real.

Here is a great example of something you wouldn't expect but is a telescope image of the Moon captured by an Earth-based camera in southern Germany.


Moon and Saturn   (credit: NASA/Jens Hackmann)

I bet you never knew the Moon had its own moon!

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