Astrophotographer made an Impossible View of the Moon

Astrophotographer made an Impossible View of the Moon

  The Moon has always fascinated the man. This mysterious gigantic rock orbiting the Earth has had an eternal presence in all facets of human culture for thousands of years. The Moon is a perfect example of the delicate balance found everywhere in nature. One photographer has recently created the clearest picture of its craters by combining numerous shots of the lunar line where light meets dark. To reveal the surface of the moon in detail, lunar enthusiast Andrew McCarthy stacked thousands of pictures together over lunar phases. Californian-based astrophotographer took two weeks’ worth of frames of the waxing moon,...
The Moon Shrinks

The Moon Shrinks

The Мoon is shrinking, causing surface creases and shocks underneath it, AFP writes. Data is from the NASA spacecraft Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), which flies through an elliptical trajectory between 20 and 160 kilometers above the Moon’s surface and takes pictures and other measurements. advertisement A survey of more than 12,000 images indicates that one of the basin at the North Pole of the Moon, considered geologically dead, actually cracks and moves. Unlike the Earth, the moon has no tectonic plates and the only activity is noticeable because of the slow heat loss since it was formed 4.5 billion years...