You’ve probably noticed the lack of stars in photos taken by various manned and robotic lunar missions. Conspiracy theorists see this absence of stars as proof that we haven’t actually been to the Moon, and that all the photos out there are fabrications. But mega space geek and spaceflight historian Amy Shira Teitel explains the photography principles behind the mystery.

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Jason McClellan is an author, podcaster, TV personality, veteran UFO researcher & journalist, bourbon enthusiast, ska and punk devotee, vegan, and animal lover. You might have seen him on NatGeo, Syfy, History, or at conferences talking about UFOs.

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