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Videoing The Moon

Videoing The Moon

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— Host Joe Palca talks to Astronomer David Dunham of Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory about an important astronomical event: tomorrow's lunar occultation of the star Aldebaran, when the moon passes in front of the bright star. Amateur video enthusiasts around the country will shoot the pre-dawn event. Dunham hopes the video tapes will help in mapping the edge of the moon in more detail. More information can be found at: >http://www.sky.net/~robinson/io otandx.htm.