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Mr Hawthorne Pawprince
Can we see man made object on the moon from earth?

 
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Maybe you meant what can we see from moon and not from the earth. There are no man made objects on the moon.

Many are familiar with the claim that the Great Wall of China is the only man-made object visible from space or from the moon with the naked eye. This is simply not true.

The myth of being able to see the Great Wall from space originated in Richard Halliburton's 1938 (long before humans saw the earth from space) book Second Book of Marvels said that the Great Wall of China is the only man-made object visible from the moon.


When leaving the earth's orbit and acquiring an altitude of more than a few thousand miles, no man-made objects are visible at all. NASA says, "The Great Wall can barely be seen from the Shuttle, so it would not be possible to see it from the Moon with the naked eye." Thus, it'd be tough to spot the Great Wall of China or any other object from the moon. Furthermore, from the moon, even the continents are barely visible.

NASA astronaut Alan Bean is quoted in Tom Burnam's book More Misinformation...

"The only thing you can see from the moon is a beautiful sphere, mostly white (clouds), some blue (ocean), patches of yellow (deserts), and every once in a while some green vegetation. No man-made object is visible on this scale. In fact, when first leaving earth's orbit and only a few thousand miles away, no man-made object is visible at that point either."



Mr James Ellis
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There has been speculation as to whether or not the American flag can be seen from earth with a telescope. The answer is no, there is no telescope large enough to be able to see the flag.

Mr James O
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No

there are no telescopes powerful enough to see any man-made object on the moon from the earth.

Mr Joseph Vempeny India
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