Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Luna, the Moon!

         I usually don't like the Moon (unless it's a silver crescent embedded into the reddish twilight) because it helps to hide even more stars from us than light pollution. But sometimes I cope with the light it scatters through the atmosphere while it's close to being full and take a good, looooong look at it. For billions of years, applied celestial dynamics and collision physics created this:

       Isn't that completely amazing?!

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