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Posts tagged moon.
When Jupiter is close to the moon, as it will be this weekend, it is easier to spot.
ooooo cool (except it will probably rain allllll weekend)
THE MOST BADASS MOONS IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM
The actual distance between the Earth and the Moon.
December, 1972 - Apollo 17. Earthrise viewed from Apollo 17
Full Moon rising. So near, and yet…
What Makes Up the Moon
In 1992, the Jupiter-bound Galileo spacecraft made a pass by our planet’s closest companion, the moon. This mosaic of 53 images shows the different composition of rocks on the moon’s surface. Blue and orange colors represent lava flows, bright pink areas are highlands, and light blue colors indicate recent impact material with the youngest craters showing blue rays extending away from them.