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Radio Telescope and Moon
Artwork of a radio telescope silhouetted against the full Moon....
Keywords: Adobe Photoshop, astronomy, Blender 3D, constellations, full Moon, full phase, h...

Moon Formation - V3
Artwork of the young Earth-Moon system. The Earth had recently formed when it was struck by a protoplanet – called Theia – roughly three times the size of Mars. Debris from the impact went into orbit, while the cores of the two planets merged. Wi...
Keywords: ... mpact, planet, planet Earth, Theia, The Moon ...

Earth from the Moon - V2
Illustration of an exaggerated Earth seen from the surface of the Moon. The Sun is behind us and below the horizon, so the Earth is seen in gibbous phase, its blue light providing the illumination for the scene. No stars are seen here - they are wash...
Keywords: ... lanet Earth, Solar System, surface, the Moon ...

Early Moon
Artwork of the early Moon seen from a young planet Earth. The scene depicts a time period a few hundred million years after the Moon first formed. It was much closer to the Earth then, and continues to move away at a rate of 2-3cm per year. The Earth...
Keywords: ... rth, seas, Solar System, the Earth, the Moon, volcanic, volcano, water ...

Mars Moon Impact
... ate that they originated from a single point. This, the scientists say, is evidence that Mars initially had a single, larger moon, which was split in two following a collision with another object. ...
Keywords: ... , geology, gibbous phase, impact, Mars, moon, natural satellite, old, Phobos, pl ...

Neighbours - V11
The Earth-Moon system, seen from a vantage point beyond the Moon. This side of the Moon is never seen from the Earth, because of synchronous rotation. This means that the Moon rotates on its axis once a month, exactly the same as its period of revolu...
Keywords: ... RedBubble, satellite, solar system, The Moon ...

Lunar Impact
Artwork of a small meteoroid impacting the surface of the Moon. Impacts are much less common now than billions of years ago; yet they still occur, because the Moon has no atmosphere to slow down or destroy incoming missiles....
Keywords: ... ystem, Sun, terrestrial, the Earth, the Moon ...

Early Earth - V5
Animation of erupting volcanoes, lava flows and storms on the primordial Earth. The Moon is seen in the sky. At this early stage, the Moon was far closer to Earth than it is now. During the Archaean epoch of the Earth's past, between 2.5-4 billion ye...
Keywords: ... , primitive, primordial, the Earth, the Moon, volcanic, volcanism ...

Earth Then and Now
Illustration conceptualizing the formation of the Moon. The left side shows a collision between the early Earth and a smaller rocky protoplanet about the size of modern-day Mars. The right shows the Earth and Moon today....
Keywords: ... ation, impact, planet Earth, Theia, the Moon ...

Stanford Torus - V4
... to roughly 0.9 Earth gravities, and can house around 10,000 to 40,000 people. The station would be constructed at the Earth-Moon L5 Lagrangian point - that is, sharing the Moon's orbit but being 60 degrees behind it in phase. ...
Keywords: ... olony, Earth, habitation, hardware, L5, Moon, orbital, orbiting, solar system, s ...

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