BLUE DOT: Not the moon

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According to the celestial calendar available at www.timeanddate.com, the moon set on Jan. 1, 2019, in Coeur díAlene at 1:27 p.m. PST. The beautiful picture of Lake Coeur díAlene taken from The Resort by Michael Wisnewski was taken in the late afternoon just before or after sunset, which occurred at 4:05 p.m. Accordingly, the Blue Dot could not be the moon as suggested in the article, since the moon had set approximately 2 1/2 hours earlier in the day.

JOHN F. DIXON

Hayden

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