To capture a moon - Beautiful!
Every child has a dream at some point - To capture the moon in their hands and bring it down to earth. Lorent Lavander , a French photographer and artist, has capitalized on this childhood feeling to create an amazing photo-series drawing inspiration from the moon and sun.
The Moon Illusion - Fascinating!
One of the most ancient of all illusions mankind has been trying to work out is why does a full moon looks bigger on the horizon than high overhead? Actually, the images are the same size, we just see them differently. Why? Here are some interesting answers! The Moon Illusion - Fascinating!
When the Moon Comes to Earth - Beautiful.
Ever since man first saw the moon, he coveted it. Almost every culture has, deep within its folklore, a tale about a boy who wanted to capture the moon for his sweetheart.
The incredible Journey of Mankind to the Moon
It was 45 years ago, on July 16, 1969, that Apollo 11 was launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to the moon, and the history books.
Would You Live On the Moon? Discover the Possibilities...
Did you know that, if we really wanted to, the human race actually has the cash and resources available to start building a base on the moon today? Yes, that's right, we could... So why don't we?
The Incredible Journey of the Moon When It Was in Darkness
The Moon was the darkest of the stars in the sky. With it's darkness came pain, abandonment and disregard. The Moon finds himself in the midst of a battle against those who would hold him back from his light. Will he make it through?
Howling at The Harvest Moon - Beautiful!
Harvest moon is an old term, mostly it refers to big, orange moons that sometimes seem just on the horizon. Red moons may foretell a bloody year or the end of the world (by some sources) - it's a trick of the light though.
The Silver Beauty of Our Moon.
The moon is a constant presence in our lives. We are used to seeing it every night. Yet we have all, at times, looked at the moon and stare in wonder at this orb of silver and gold hanging in the sky. This next photo series shows you the many faces and many beauties of our Luna. Our moon.
Taking a Tour of the Moon Isn't Just For Astronauts...
Admittedly, taking a tour of the moon is rather hard if you're not qualified to be an astronaut, but this new video in ultra-high-definition 4K allows you to do just that!
Galileo’s Greatest Discoveries: Jupiter’s Incredible Moons
While our world has only one Moon orbiting it, Jupiter has a 79 identified moons, and many are still unidentified. Out of these 79, eight moons are what are referred to as regular moons - natural satellites falling into orbit in the opposite direction of Jupiter’s rotation .
These Are the 6 Most Successful Moon Landings in History!
“One small step for men, a giant leap for mankind” – No one will ever forget these legendary words from Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the Moon. Twelve other men have also gotten the chance to walk on the moon thanks to NASA’s Apollo Moon Missions.
Breathtaking Photos of the Largest of Moons in the Sky
This is a real time video of the moon rising over the Mount Victoria Lookout in Wellington, New Zealand. People had gathered up there this night to get the best view possible of the moon rising, as it promised to be quite a sight.
BREAKING: Evidence Shows That There Is Water on the Moon
If you've ever been fed up with this planet that you seriously started to consider moving to the moon, you might be in luck!
Putting A Man on the Moon - The Apollo Missions
Indeed, the program was responsible for landing the first men on the moon in 1969. Here, a rare look into the workings of the Apollo missions and the astronauts that risked their lives for some very notable firsts in space.
16 Facts About the Moon That Are Out-of-This-World
The Luna 3 was a Soviet-designed spacecraft that snapped several photos of the moon back in 1959. 4) Dark Side of the Moon A lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth is trapped between the sun and the moon. The shadow of the Earth blocks the light from the sun, which is then reflected off the moon.
Pick an Image of the Moon and Reveal Your True Personality
The moon is truly a quiet gift from God (or whatever deity of your choosing) for all the people on Earth. It sits nobly in space, circling our planet, giving a sliver of light and hope to the parts of our world bathed in darkness.
Beautiful Quotes About Our Nightly Friend, the Moon
The Moon is not just a friendly face in the night sky – it’s the only stellar body we visited, its gravity causes the high and low tides and its cycle was the basis for our modern calendars. In these pictures, you’ll get to experience the moon in all its glory!
Chinese Moon Gates Are an Enchanting Addition to a Garden
Moon gates may not be a feature of your garden, but they definitely should be! A Moon gate, or pinyin in Chinese, is a circular opening in a garden wall that is a passageway and traditional architectural element in Chinese gardens.
Didn't Catch the Super-Moon? Beautiful Captures!
On June 23rd, the moon was at the closest orbit to Earth it will achieve this year. Despite the talks about the supermoon, many were dissapointed because the phenomenon lasted very shortly and was partly obscured in certain places.
The Stunning Beauty of the Blood Moon Captured Worldwide
The lucky viewers witnessed a rare lunar eclipse that lasted for 3 hours, which manifested itself in the form of an enormous blood-red moon. Dubbed with the sinister name blood wolf moon by the media and social outlets this phenomenon was actually a combination of 2 astronomical events.
Did You See This Year's Super-Moon? We Did!
On August 10th, the moon was at the closest orbit to Earth it will achieve this year when that happens during a full moon, we get a Super-Moon. Despite the talks about it, many were dissapointed because the phenomenon lasted very shortly and was partly obscured in certain places.
50 Years Later, We're Debunking the Moon Landing "Hoax"
Not just any words and not just any step, but the first step a human being has taken on the very Moon humanity has looked up at since times immemorial.
How the Sun Died for the Moon - A Story of Brotherly Love
The sky wanted to be more beautiful than the earth, so it birthed the sun and the moon, and set them to roam the sky’s vast expanses. The oldest was the sun, shining brightly, and his sister the moon was small and cold, but they never parted.
6 Common Yet False Beliefs About the Full Moon
Although it doesn't appear to spin from Earth's perspective, the moon does rotate, once about every 27 days. That's also approximately the same amount of time it takes the moon to orbit the Earth. All in all, about 59% of the moon is visible from Earth over the course of an orbit.