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Will China's Artificial Moon Create Problems?

Artificial Moon

Artificial Moon

‎No one needs to take China lightly. The world only knows what it does beyond the Chinese wall only when the world has to be pleasant or sad. China can also produce viruses and change the weather conditions. In neighboring countries, severe water flooding can also lead to droughts. China is gaining scientific readiness to fight climate war with its enemies.‎

At one time, Russia launched a satellite called Sputnik, which stunned the world, including the United States. Then America came to the ground. The United States left the Apollo spacecraft and landed a man on the moon, leaving the world stunned. Then the climbing competition began. When China played the World Olympics in his country, the technology of pulling clouds away from the city to prevent rain shook the world.‎

China is now preparing to send an artificial moon into space. The fact is that China is preparing to launch a unique satellite that can light up the streets of its city at night. The satellite will be eight times more light than the moon of Purnima. If the Chinese plan is successful, the artificial moon will be covered in enough light at night in an area of 80 square kilometers of the city, and no street lights are required.‎

Scientists in the city of Chhongnu, southwest China, know that the simulated moon is now in its final stages of lighting up the city's 10-80 square kilometer sand. Chaangnu, chairman of the Chhangnu Aerospace Science Research Institute, says using an artificial moon to light up an area of 50 square kilometers will save $127 million worth of electricity. The test of this fake moon has been going on for the last few months. Now, the technology is in its final stages of success. This artificial Moon satellite from China will reflect the sunlight on the Chinese city with its solar panels. It is an Awesome fantasy, but it'll be transformed into reality anytime by them.‎

Now some real things. The idea of artificial moons sounds beautiful, but experts say that artificial moons can cause some problems in practice. Astronomers say that the artificial moon will increase light pollution. The way the sky-spreading light is called light pollution, which harms the cycle. The Chinese city of Chhongnu, which is to be lit by night light with this artificial moon, is already polluted by night light. John Barrentine, director of the International Dark-Sky Association, says: china's artificial moon will increase the light at night and will make it uncomfortable for the citizens of Chhongnu as well as animals, birds, and animals. Birds and animals cannot sleep at night. The sleep cycle of animals and humans will be disturbed. Even animals and birds need darkness to sleep at night.‎

Chinese scientists plan to send three artificial moons into space in the next four years.(ABC News: Graphic By Jarrod Fankhauser)

Chinese scientists plan to send three artificial moons into space in the next four years.(ABC News: Graphic By Jarrod Fankhauser)

The Chinese daily People's Daily credited the Chinese idea of a simulated moon to a French artist. The French artist imagined hanging a string of mirrors on earth that could turn the sunlight into light all year round, but it was only an artist's imagination, and China was going to experiment.‎

Last year, a research paper was published which stated: A full moon can produce a luminosity of 0.3 lux in ideal conditions, but in practice that luminosity is usually only 0.15-0.2 lux. Lux is a measure of light. An artificial moon is believed to produce about 1.6 luxe light. It is difficult to say at the moment how much the reflected glow of the Chinese artificial moon will be. If the light of 1.6 luxe is generally spread across the sky, its effect will be equal to the light seen in the sky at night in a more populated presidency. This kind of awe is evident in many cities at night. Some astronomers studying stars do not do such a study on the night of the moon, because stars far away from the moon of Purnima are not visible. The simulated moon will add to this problem.‎

However, the idea of artificial moons is not new. In 1990, Russia sent an artificial satellite into space to reflect the sunlight on earth. The Russian satellite was successful in lighting the Northern Hemisphere for some time. Russia tried to launch another satellite in 1999 with the same purpose, but its launch failed.‎

‎In the Norwegian city of Prakken, the sun does not reach for six months in winter. In 2013, three large computer-controlled mirrors were installed to address this problem. The large mirror reflects the rays of the sun on the city's main square.‎

‎Anyway! The Chinese artificial moon scheme has created a debate and controversy.‎

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