Full Moon in Earth’s Shadow


A beautiful image of the recent brief lunar eclipse, taken by Rolf Wahl Olsen from his observatory in Auckland, New Zealand. This was the shortest total lunar eclipse of the century, as the total phase of April 4, 2015 lasted less than 5 minutes.

Read more here. Link to full resolution image here

Lune d’horreur


Image by French photographer Emmanuel Pierrot via Agence VU

why astronauts shouldn’t eat beans

A moon landing goes horribly wrong in a hi-la-ri-ous fake video spot from the London based visual-effects studio Cinesite.

via mashable

Dead Leaves, Full Moon / Erik Benson

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Dead Leaves / Full Moon, 2013, acrylic on linen, from the series Sleep Walking by Brooklyn based painter Erik Benson, via Edward Tyler Nahem gallery, NYC.

Moonlight / Yang Yongliang

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Series of LED light boxes titled Moonlight by Chinese artist Yang Yongliang.

via but does it float

previously: David Batchelor


Digital photo manipulation by Russian artist and illustrator Dmitry Maximov

via fubiz

Moon Walk

Moon walk photo project, by London based Chinese artist Ting-Ting Cheng. You may also check artist’s Flickr page here

moon 3d

The 3-D Moon Map by Jeffrey Ambroziak is a dazzling digital or paper copy of the Moon made from NASA’s recently released elevation data. The image above is a section of that full map.
Check out this cool article on how to create a custom pair of 3d glasses, which can be done in a pinch with just a CD jewel box and some markers.
Via wired.