NASA’s LRO mission gets a sunrise view of Tycho crater’s peak


Related images(click to enlarge) On June 10, 2011, NASA‘s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft pointed the LRO Camera NACs to capture a dramatic sunrise view of Tycho crater. A very popular target with amateur astronomers, Tycho…

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What Causes an Eclipse of the Moon?


Lunar Eclipse, 21 December 2010. Image: Jiyang Chen/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know there will be a lunar eclipse tonight. This eclipse will be completely…

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