Photos of the Moon

Many of the photographs in this entry are from APOD, Astronomy Photo of the Day [recommended] or the NASA Image of the Day [also recommended].

APOD 2011 November 18 – A Colorful Side of the Moon

2011 November 18
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A Colorful Side of the Moon
Credit: NASA / GSFC / DLR / Arizona State Univ. / Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

Explanation: This colorful topographical map of the Moon is centered on the lunar farside, the side not seen from planet Earth.

APOD 2011 December 24 – Eclipsed Moon in the Morning

2011 December 24
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Eclipsed Moon in the Morning
Image Credit & Copyright: Roger N. Clark

APOD 2011 December 16 – Red Moon Rising

2011 December 16
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Red Moon Rising
Image Credit & Copyright: Oshin Zakarian (TWAN)

APOD 2011 November 27 – Shuttle Plume Shadow Points to the Moon

2011 November 27
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Shuttle Plume Shadow Points to the Moon
Image Credit: Pat McCracken, NASA

APOD 2011 December 29 – Conjunction at Sunset

2011 December 29
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Conjunction at Sunset
Image Credit & Copyright: Stefano De Rosa

Two Earth Satellites Viewed From Houston  Image of the Day

Two Earth Satellites Viewed From Houston

acquired January 4, 2012download large image (139 KB, JPEG, 1416×944)

This photograph taken from Houston, Texas, juxtaposes Earth’s oldest satellite with one of its youngest.


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