This outstanding view of the whole full Moon was photographed from the Apollo 11 spacecraft July 1969 during its trans-Earth journey homeward. When this picture was taken, the spacecraft was already nautical miles away. (Photo by NASA/Newsmakers)
Full moon in the darkness of the night sky. It is patterned with a mix of light-tone regions and darker, irregular blotches, and scattered with varying sizes of impact craters, circles surrounded by out-thrown rays of bright ejecta.
NASA has proclaimed this image the MOST amazing high definition image of Earth ever. This ‘Blue Marble’ image of the Earth was taken from the VIIRS instrument aboard NASA’s most recently launched Earth-observing satellite – Suomi NPP.
Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, Oct. 8 2016
On November 14th, we’ll get the closest full moon since 1948, and it won’t happen again for 18 years. If you want to snap a photo of the moon in all its glory, be prepared. Here’s how to take a picture of next week’s supermoon that will do it some justice, and may even be wallpaper-worthy.
Mercury the small rocky planet closest to the sun, has almost no atmosphere to keep it warm.Because of this,temperatures can reach as high as 800 Fahrenheit during the day and as low as degrees Fahrenheit at night