Reply to post: Re: Hubble?

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KittenHuffer Silver badge
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Re: Hubble?

Hubble taking photos of the Earth doesn't work. It's looking at an area that is whizzing past way too fast. Shortest exposure time is 0.1 seconds in which time the Hubble has covered 700m. And it's not possible for the Hubble to slew fast enough to compensate.

https://www.quora.com/Are-there-any-photos-of-earth-taken-by-the-Hubble-Space-telescope?share=1

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