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Re: CONCULTURE: First thoughts on Ayeri calendar system

From:caeruleancentaur <caeruleancentaur@...>
Date:Thursday, November 18, 2004, 3:09
--- In, Simon Richard Clarkstone
<s.r.clarkstone@D...> wrote:

>Note: The other ("dark") side of the Moon _does_ get the same amount >of light, but is called "dark" because its surface is made of darker >rock.
That statement puzzles me. It seems to me that that side of the moon has been called the dark side for a mighty long time. How would folks have known it was composed of darker rock before flights to the moon? I should think it was called the dark side because people always saw the same side and it was always lit, therefore the other side must be dark. Charlie