Beautiful High-Res Video Of Moon Doing A Full Rotation

September 18, 2013


This is a composite video made from a bunch of photos taken by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, featuring the moon rotating a full 360-degrees in high definition. You know, I like the moon because it always keeps me company when I'm out wandering the streets at night. It's like a friend that's always there. Maybe not one who will step in and fight for me if I'm getting mugged, but I doubt any of my human friends would either. And speaking of the moon -- it's going to be full tomorrow! And speaking of full moons.... "DON'T DO IT GW." Well I kind of have to now! *shimmying pants to knees* BOOYA! "Ahahahhahahha -- nice novelty Christmas boxers! Do your laundry." I want to go home.

Hit the jump for the video.

Thanks to HK, who often gazes at the moon at night wishing it was a giant laser-based superweapon that's come to destroy earth. Jk jk, that's me.

  • Muncher

    Look closely beginning on the 18 sec. mark, you will see a silhouette of Einstein's face, describing the dark spotted valleys as his hair.

  • Guest

    A rotating .gif of this would make a sweet desktop background.

  • JJtoob

    Why settle for a GIF, when you can use a video?

  • Shane Anderson

    I think there needs to be a screensaver of this vid.... or maybe of just half the moon. After those high-res photos of Earth, my computer theme could be complete.

  • You mean like this?:
    Easy as tits. Enjoy your slide show.

  • n_a_a_s

    that's no moon.... it's a space station

  • Shane Anderson

    It's a giant FACE

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