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Earthset From The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

“On the Moon, the Earth never rises — or sets. If you were to sit on the surface of the Moon, you would see the Earth just hang in the sky. This is because the Moon always keeps the same … Continue reading

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Rotating Moon From LRO

“No one, presently, sees the Moon rotate like this. That’s because the Earth’s moon is tidally locked to the Earth, showing us only one side. Given modern digital technology, however, combined with many detailed images returned by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), a … Continue reading

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One Year of the Moon in 2.5 Minutes

One year of the moon in 2.5 minutes; each month in 12 seconds. It’s weirdly compelling to watch. The following is taken from Universe Today: “…data from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and compresses one month into 12 seconds and one … Continue reading

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