View Full Version : Good Astronomy in "On the Fastrack"

2001-Dec-05, 03:39 PM
Who would believe it? Good Astronomy on the comics page!

Washington Post - On the Fastrack (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/style/comics/king.htm?name=Fast_Track)

2001-Dec-05, 06:06 PM
Why is the moon shaped like a six?

David Hall
2001-Dec-05, 06:52 PM
It's supposed to represent the character in the last panel. Look at the hairstyle. It's something the artist does quite often.

2001-Dec-06, 01:04 PM
On 2001-12-05 13:06, GrapesOfWrath wrote:
Why is the moon shaped like a six?

The Moon is the woman seated on the left, trying to keep the woman on the right (Earth) stable or at least out of trouble. Get it?


2001-Dec-06, 02:22 PM
On 2001-12-06 08:04, Christopher Ferro wrote:
Get it?

Do now! Today's strip has a water drop with a flip.