While we keep the lantern burning in our search for a rational argument from a hoax believer, here is a photo tangentially related to the Apollo missions.
Most of Texas is in a severe drought. prompting wild wires across the state. Here is a sobering photo taken of the McDonald Observatory in West Texas. The astronomers who were using the scope on this night must have been very upset and wanted their lantern doused.
IIRC they did calibrations for one of the lunar surface reflectors from this observatory.
For those who wish to maintain an illusion, ignorance is the best source of knowledge.