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Re: (TFT) Mars - Plants get too hot on Luna.
I would think that near the poles would be a permanent near-twilight zone
given the angle of the sunlight and inclination of the moon, hence the
Oceanus Procellarum thought (plus the potassium and calcium deposits in the
area). Ditto some well-placed crater.
On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 9:28 AM, <email@example.com> wrote:
> Quoting Denis DesHarnais <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> I wonder if the roast/freeze equation on the moon could be altered if a
>> colony could be built in the permanent "twilight zone" along the day/night
>> hemisphere boundary - maybe in the KREEP-rich Oceanus Procellarum, or
> Sorry, but the moon doesn't have a permanent twilight zone. Because it
> (mostly) keeps the same face toward Earth, it has a day with respect to the
> sun. That's part of the problem, right? With a month-long day, plants are
> either in the sun for days at a time, or dark for days at a time. Not so
> good for terrestrial flora.
> Neil Gilmore
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