Twin Peaks Usenet Archive
Subject: Re: 4/11 *Black Box*
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (MattBrockman)
Date: 1991-04-14, 13:03
In article <1991Apr14.email@example.com> firstname.lastname@example.org (Ann Hodgins) writes:
> >In article <2323@novavax.UUCP> brookshe@novavax.UUCP (leighton A. Brooks) writes:
>> >> To correct a misnomer posted:
>> >> The circular symbols found on the box were NOT
>> >> phases of the moon, they appeared to be some sort
>> >> an eclipse. Isn't an eclipse, superstitiously of
>> >> course, a symbol of the end of the world?
> >Why are you sure its an eclipse and not the moon being eclipsed by the
> >earth, creating the phases of the moon?
The phases of the moon are NOT caused by the moon being eclipsed by
the earth. This happens only rarely and is called a Lunar Eclipse.
The phases of the moon are just how much of the light side
of the moon we see compared to how much of the dark side