The Bellinghman (bellinghman) wrote,
The Bellinghman

Confused diagram

On looking at the orbital diagram on this BBC report (from this BBC article), I got confused.

Do they really think the moon follows a polar orbit?

(I'm having real intuition problems with an orbit round L2, but that's possibly me. I also have problems with 3753 Cruithne.)

ETA: OK, it seems to be the introduction of perspective into the diagram, not something apparent from the rest of the diagram which gave me the impression of a plan (or rather side) view.

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