The slim, bright crescent, known as the Lunar Horizon Glow (LHG) was glimpsed several times during Apollo missions. This picture was taken with the Clementine spacecraft, when the sun was behind the moon. The white area on the edge of the moon is the LHG, and the bright dot at the top is the planet Venus. There is a very, very thin layer of gases on the lunar surface that can almost be called an atmosphere. Technically, it's considered an exosphere. Several elements have been detected in…

Atmosphere of the Moon - This picture was taken with the Clementine spacecraft, when the sun was behind the moon. The white area on the edge of the moon is the Lunar Horizon Glow, and the bright dot at the top is the planet Venus.

Color-enhanced mosaic (3x2) of the Moon. Color hue are as natural, as possible, but saturation dramatically increased.

Color Moon (by igorfp) Color-enhanced mosaic of the Moon. Color hue are as natural, as i can, but saturation dramatically increased. Each of 6 images is a average of 30 best frames from

moon texture

Moon - with it's magic medicine of cycles, strong enough to pull our ocean tides…

Vue sur le paysage lunaire et plus particulièrement sur les enfants jouant dans les cratères. Certains enfants portent des casques spéciaux de cosmonaute. A l'arrière-plan, on observe la station spatiale et le télécanapé. On aperçoit également le pavillon de la rotonde et la passerelle. © Musée historique de Lausanne #expo64 #Lausanne

Vue sur le paysage lunaire et plus particulièrement sur les enfants jouant dans les cratères. Certains enfants portent des casques spéciaux de cosmonaute. A l'arrière-plan, on observe la station spatiale et le télécanapé. On aperçoit également le pavillon de la rotonde et la passerelle. © Musée historique de Lausanne #expo64 #Lausanne

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