Tag: moon

Dec 28, 2015

Picture of the Day: Earthrise 2015

Picture of the Day: Earthrise 2015

NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) recently captured a unique view of Earth from the spacecraft’s vantage point in orbit around the moon

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Sep 28, 2015

11 Photos of the Super-Mega-Ultra-Blood-Moon-Eclipse That You Probably Didn’t See

11 Photos of the Super-Mega-Ultra-Blood-Moon-Eclipse That You Probably Didn’t See

“Ahhh so that’s what that amazing celestial event, that I totally couldn’t see, looked like!” – me every time

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Sep 26, 2015

Picture of the Day: Moonlight Over Italy

Picture of the Day: Moonlight Over Italy

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly is spending a year in space and his daily stream of photos continue to inspire. This one is from day 180 and shows Italy at night, illuminated by the moon.

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Sep 23, 2015

A Lantern That Looks Like the Moon

A Lantern That Looks Like the Moon

Gives new meaning to the word “moonlight”

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Aug 6, 2015

NASA Captures Dark Side of the Moon as it Crosses Earth

NASA Captures Dark Side of the Moon as it Crosses Earth

The same side of the moon always faces Earth but this view was captured by a NASA satellite one million miles away.

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Aug 4, 2015

When Buzz Aldrin Returned from the Moon He Had to Fill Out a Customs Form

When Buzz Aldrin Returned from the Moon He Had to Fill Out a Customs Form

He also had to fill out a travel voucher form for the historic mission.

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Jun 29, 2015

So Nikon’s Newest Digital Camera Can Zoom In on the Moon

So Nikon’s Newest Digital Camera Can Zoom In on the Moon

The sky is no longer the limit. Check out the insane zoom on Nikon’s Coolpix P900 as it captures the moon in remarkable detail.

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Apr 23, 2015

Picture of the Day: Sailplane Solar Eclipse

Picture of the Day: Sailplane Solar Eclipse

© Daniele Molineris / Red Bull Content Pool Luca Bertossio performs in a sailplane glider during the solar eclipse in Premariacco, Udine, Italy on March 20th 2015. The photograph was taken for Red Bull by Daniele Molineris. Red Bull athletes were out in full force for this most recent total solar eclipse. Check out…

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Mar 30, 2015

What March’s Total Solar Eclipse Looked Like from an Airplane Window

What March’s Total Solar Eclipse Looked Like from an Airplane Window

An incredible timelapse shows the shadow of the moon during the total solar eclipse that occurred on March 20, 2015. This is the view as seen from the stratosphere, in a plane flying along the umbral path. The plane was flying at an altitude of 14,000 meters (46,000 ft) at a speed of 950…

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Oct 8, 2014

5 Brilliant Captures of the October 8 ‘Blood Moon’

5 Brilliant Captures of the October 8 ‘Blood Moon’

On the morning of October 8 the full moon took on an eerie reddish hue that people have dubbed the ‘Blood Moon’. According to Space.com: “The total lunar eclipse of Oct. 8 was visible to observers in North America, western South America, parts of East Asia, Australia and other parts of the Pacific, weather…

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