Day & Night Earth & Moon Discs
Get ready to join the likes of Neil Armstrong and other fearless explorers when you view your earthly home from 700\000 km above. The Day\ Night\ Earth\ and Moon discsåÊfrom Sega Toys offers a view of the sun\ moon\ and earth at night and during the day. Maybe\ if you spend enough time contemplating the alignment of these wonders\ you'll catch a lunar eclipse."
These are additional discs that can be bought for theåÊClassic Home Planetarium.åÊ
The disc shows Earth from above the Christmas and Cocos Islands\ not far from Indonesia's capital Jakarta. A bright full moon is visible in the back. Sun\ the viewer\ Earth and the Moon are almost on one line. While the viewer is located about 700‰Ûä000‰Ûäkm above the Earth towards the sun\ the moon lies about 384‰Ûä400‰Ûäkm in the opposite direction behind the Earth. This constellation is very rare and might have occurred for example on 1 March 2002.