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How can I make the moon bigger?

  1. Jun 16, 2009 #1

    Funny request here. I'm trying figure out a way to mount a series of mirrors to make the moon look bigger or give the illusion that it is bigger. I have no clue how to go about this, I'd appreciate your ideas and thoughts on this.


    p.s: This is without using a computer. I'd like a real time image of the moon to fall in place on a mirror and make it look much much bigger.
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  3. Jun 16, 2009 #2


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    A digital video camera with a good zoom + beamer will give you a real time image. Probably much cheaper and simpler than some big curved mirrors you might need for a purelly optical projection.
    Last edited: Jun 16, 2009
  4. Jun 16, 2009 #3


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