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    Re: Celestial Navigation in the Movies
    From: Frank Reed
    Date: 2021 Feb 2, 11:38 -0800

    I wrote earlier:
    "Meanwhile, high on the left, we can [see] the parallelogram of the constellation Lyra, but something is missing in this distinctive constellation! And despite the symmetry of Cygnus, something is very wrong with the whole image. Do you see it?
    The faults in these starry images are fun to spot, but they don't detract in any significant way from the scene. It looks like a starry night, and almost no one would notice these edits. In a way they are trivial edits. At the same time, they couldn't be more dramatic if you know the night sky!"

    I'm worried I won't get back to this topic if I don't post now. In the image below, you can see a simulation (from Stellarium) that matches the the image I posted previously from the movie. The whole thing is reversed right to left. And also Vega has been erased. 

    Frank Reed


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