November 17, 2007
Getting Mooned in HD, and in colors
- The Japanese Kaguya probe has returned HD video footage shot as the probe flew over of the Moon’s surface. [Via] CNET is hosting a gallery of "Earthrise" photos. Dig this shot from Apollo 8, too.
- Over on ColourLovers, Craig Conley points out colorful lunar maps depicting the layout of mineral deposits on the Moon’s surface. You can get the complete originals from the US Geological Survey site. Here are a couple of examples in vector and raster form.