Talk:1730: Starshade

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I would like to note that in the last frame the microphone booms on the headsets are on the right side, rather than on the left, which would have been more common. Stackexchange discussion

Wauw that is not important here ;-) --Kynde (talk) 12:24, 7 September 2016 (UTC)

Is this comic sexist? 10:28, 7 September 2016 (UTC)

Umh, NO!? --Kynde (talk) 12:24, 7 September 2016 (UTC)
It passes the Bechdel Test, for whatever that's worth. Two women talking about astronomy!

Does "kickstart" refer to Kickstarter? --JakubNarebski (talk) 14:15, 7 September 2016 (UTC)

Pretty clearly, but it might be good to make that explicit, and point out that either there is no such Kickstarter project yet, or (less likely) link to the project.
FlashSheridan (talk) 14:59, 7 September 2016 (UTC)

May be related to 975: Occulting Telescope ( 17:08, 7 September 2016 (UTC)

The reaction in the last panel seems rather extreme. I wonder if perhaps this was a custom starshade resembling the final image at the bottom of this page: