This video explains why craters sometimes look like hills in photographs


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I am somewhat amused that on shaded relief maps of places North of the tropics they usually put shadows where the never are in real life.



@frauenfelder - headline glitch?

Why ‘way’, why not 'why? Or is there a missing ‘the’?


So, when taking selfies, it would be advantageous for me to light my butt from below to make it appear concave. :grinning:


Fixed! Thanks!

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