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goobster  ·  669 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Blue-sky thinking: Vision from multiple planets

    "...One of the reasons that they are going to put the James Webb in orbit at the L2 lunar node is that the earth and moon block the sun creating permanent shadow..."

WAT.

That is SO cool... I didn't know there was anywhere you could "hide" from the Sun permanently in our solar system. That's a revelation...

(... and obviously, my storyteller brain is now crafting a scifi story that revolves around something painted Vanta Black hiding out in this "dark" spot...)