R. H. Romans

1 Quotation from R. H. Romans

earthshine n. 1930 R. H. Romans Moon Conquerors in Science Wonder Quarterly Winter iv. 159/1 I could actually see objects within the shadows which were formerly black as midnight. This was almost a direct contradiction to the findings of other observers. Was it โ€˜Earthshineโ€™ that caused the shadows to soften? I decided that it was; the earth would now appear as but little more than โ€˜half-earthโ€™ to an observer on the moon and it would be coming from my direction, like a searchlight, eight times as bright as moonlight.