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Moon Science

The MoonCreated by: PICRYLDated: 2017
'Tableau d'Astronomie et de sphère' by Henri Duval, 1834 (detail)
The Moon has always been a magical and mystical object for people throughout history. It is the 2nd brightest object in the sky after the Sun. Since prehistoric times, the Moon has been an object of fascination, awe, and worship. The Moon has its influence on our culture through music, theater, literature, and more.
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Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man in the moon at large

Sublime and beautiful reflections on the French revolution, or the man...

Print shows Edmund Burke sitting at a desk on a crescent moon, holding a quill pen, an open "pamphlet" and an inkwell are on the desk, broken chains hang from his wrists; a scene on the front of the desk, label... more

Zodiacal diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 30

Zodiacal diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 30

Detail of a zodiacal diagram, illustrating Johannes de Sacro Bosco's Computus. Image taken from f. 30 of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 46v

Diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 46v

Detail of circular diagram, illustrating Johannes de Sacro Bosco's Computus. Image taken from f. 46v of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Diagram from BL Harley 1117, f. 117v

Diagram from BL Harley 1117, f. 117v

Diagram. Image taken from f. 117v of Lives of Cuthbert in prose (ff. 2-42v) and verse (ff. 45-62v), with services for Cuthbert, Benedict and Guthlac with musical notation (ff. 43-44; 63-66). Written in Latin, w... more

Diagram of eclipses from BL Harley 3735, f. 27

Diagram of eclipses from BL Harley 3735, f. 27

Detail of diagrams showing eclipses of the sun and moon, illustrating Johannes de Sacro Bosco's Tractatus de sphaera. Image taken from f. 27 of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 23

Diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 23

Diagram illustrating Johannes de Sacro Bosco's Tractatus de sphaera. Image taken from f. 23 of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 32v

Diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 32v

Detail of a drawing with a serpent biting its tail, illustrating Johannes de Sacro Bosco's Computus. Image taken from f. 32v of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Diagram of the sun from BL Harley 3735, f. 18

Diagram of the sun from BL Harley 3735, f. 18

Detail of diagrams with the movements of the sun around the earth, illustrating Johannes de Sacro Bosco's Tractatus de sphaera. The cities of Rome and Paris are depicted in the diagram on the right. Image taken... more

Diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 38v

Diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 38v

Detail of a diagram showing the phases of the moon, illustrating Johannes de Sacro Bosco's Computus. Image taken from f. 38v of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Diagram from BL Harley 3091, f. 140v

Diagram from BL Harley 3091, f. 140v

Circular diagram with the earth as its centre. Image taken from f. 140v of Various works including De natura rerum, De temporibus, In libros Regum quaestiones XXX, computistical and calendrical writings and oth... more

Diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 36v

Diagram from BL Harley 3735, f. 36v

Detail of circular diagram with a man at its centre, illustrating Johannes de Sacro Bosco's Computus. Image taken from f. 36v of Various calendarial and computistical treatises. Written in Latin.

Diagram from BL Harley 531, f. 4v

Diagram from BL Harley 531, f. 4v

Diagram. Image taken from f. 4v of Tractatus de sphaera (index De sphera), in a mathematical and scientific miscellany. Written in Latin.

Diagram on rainfall from BL Harley 5433, f. 43

Diagram on rainfall from BL Harley 5433, f. 43

Detail of text page with a diagram on rainfall in the lower margin at the end of the first book of Macrobius' Commentary on Cicero's 'De somno Scipionis'. Image taken from f. 43 of Commentary on Cicero's De som... more

Astronomical diagram from BL Harley 3843, f. 71v

Astronomical diagram from BL Harley 3843, f. 71v

Astonomical diagram Image taken from f. 71v of Calendar, Computus, Alphonsine tables, Tractatus de arte numerandi (Algorismus), and Astronomical tables. Written in Latin.

Emblem of Percy moon receiving light from the Tudor sun from BL Royal 18 D II, f. 200

Emblem of Percy moon receiving light from the Tudor sun from BL Royal ...

Emblem of a man (a king?) wearing a crown of flames and holding an orb marked 'Sol' in the centre of a radiating Tudor Rose inscribed with verses 'Ex paterno trono radii splendoris/ ex matre candor virginii dec... more

Phases of the moon from BL Royal 19 A IX, f. 106

Phases of the moon from BL Royal 19 A IX, f. 106

Miniature of the phases of the moon. Image taken from f. 106 of L'image du Monde. Written in French.

[Earth, the sun, and moon carried on dragon's back below title in decorative border]

[Earth, the sun, and moon carried on dragon's back below title in deco...

Title page in: Astronomicum caesareum / Petrus Apianus. [Ingolstadii, 1540] Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p.43.

[A volvelle showing the movement of the moon throughout the calendar year]

[A volvelle showing the movement of the moon throughout the calendar y...

Illus. in: 1st ed. of Regiomontanus' Calendarium, Nuremburg, 1474. See: QJ, Jan. 1965. Reference copy may be in LOT 7007. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Cale... more

[Earth-centered universe, with orbits of moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and the firmament in concentric circles]

[Earth-centered universe, with orbits of moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, J...

Illus. and text in: De caelo / Aristoteles. Venice : B. Locatellus for O. Scotus, 1495. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 255.

[Blood-letting guide, with phases of moon and points from which blood is to be let keyed to nude figure]

[Blood-letting guide, with phases of moon and points from which blood ...

Illus. and text in: Der scaepherders kelengier / [Antwerpen : Gheprent bij W. Vorsterman, 1516] Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 136.

[Geometric figure of earth, sun, and moon calculated by Aristarchus to approximate real scale of the solar system]

[Geometric figure of earth, sun, and moon calculated by Aristarchus to...

Illus. in: De magnitudinibus, et distantiis solis, et lunae / Aristarchus of Samos. Pisauri : Apud. C. Francischinum, 1572, p. 30. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : L... more

Navigational charts & designs: Phases of the moon

Navigational charts & designs: Phases of the moon

Illus. in: Martin Cortés, Arte de Navigation, London, 1589, fol. 50. Reference copy may be in SSF - Navigation. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Moon; Sun; Ast... more

[Symbolic picture in alchemical text showing crowned man standing on sun and crowned woman standing on moon joining flowers with descending dove, which represents marriage and the union of two substances]

[Symbolic picture in alchemical text showing crowned man standing on s...

Illus. and text in: Artis auriferae. Basileae : Excudebat C. Waldkirch : Expensis C. de Marne, & I. Aubry, 1593. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress... more

Diagram from BL Harley 3507, f. 27

Diagram from BL Harley 3507, f. 27

Diagram at the beginning of the ~Liber donis praemii veritatis Evangelii credentibus~ (Book of the Graces Bestowed on those Servants of Allah who Believe in the Truth of the Gospel). Image taken from f. 27 of V... more

[Map of moon showing surface features, with four sets of cherubs and a scale bar]

[Map of moon showing surface features, with four sets of cherubs and a...

Illus. in: Selengraphia / Johannesevelius. Gedani : Autoris Sumtibuss, Typis Hunefeldianus, 1647. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 44.

[Moon as solid body with irregular surface features in first telescopic drawings of moon to be published]

[Moon as solid body with irregular surface features in first telescopi...

Illus. and text in: Syderus nuncius. In Opere di Galileo Galilei. Vol. 2. Bononiae : HH. de Ducijs, 1655 p. 14. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress,... more

The Man in the Moon

The Man in the Moon

Shows man flying in air, on apparatus being pulled by birds.

[Three maps of the cosmological systems of Ptolemy, Copernicus, and Brahe].

[Three maps of the cosmological systems of Ptolemy, Copernicus, and Br...

Title supplied by cataloger. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy assembled from three separate maps, trimmed and mounted on sheet. LC copy imperfect... more

Wierd sisters; minister's[sic] of darkness; minions of the moon

Wierd sisters; minister's[sic] of darkness; minions of the moon

Prime Minister William Pitt, and subordinate ministers Dundas and Thurlow portrayed as the witches from Macbeth, contemplating a moon comprised of profiles of Queen Charlotte and King George III. Forms part of ... more

Diligenza di ritorno dalla luna / Gaetana Dura, dis. ; Lit. Gatti e Dura.

Diligenza di ritorno dalla luna / Gaetana Dura, dis. ; Lit. Gatti e Du...

Print shows a flying machine returning from the moon. Title from item. Plate IV from Altre scoverte fatte nella luna dal Sigr. Herschel / Leopoldo Galluzzo ; J.N Nicollet ; Gaetano Dura ; Richard Adams Locke. N... more

[Planetary systems of Ptolemy, the Egyptians, Tycho Brahe, and Copernicus] / G. Heck, dirt. ; Henry Winkles sculp.

[Planetary systems of Ptolemy, the Egyptians, Tycho Brahe, and Coperni...

Illus. in: Iconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art / Johann G. Heck. New York : Published by Rudolph Garrigue, 1851, vol. 1, division 1, vol. 2, pl. 7.

[Phase of the moon taken March 1851]

[Phase of the moon taken March 1851]

Title devised by Library staff. "Crystalotype" or salted paper print from a daguerreotype of the moon taken and printed by John A. Whipple. Illus. in: The photographic art-journal. New York : W.B. Smith, 1853, ... more

Gran tavola cosmografica contenente le rotazioni annuali terresti corrispondenti al sole : veduta dai poli per meglio far conoscere l'alternativa delle ombre e della luce : con sue refrazioni, posizione della luna relativamente alla terra, sue riflessioni, e sue maree : con scale indicanti a ciascun paese la durata del giorno & della totte per ogni latitudine : altra nuova scala sinottica dimostrante la declinazione e ascensione retta del sole in ogni giorno dell'anno /

Gran tavola cosmografica contenente le rotazioni annuali terresti corr...

Includes text, four hemispherical views of the Earth showing night and day and different times and latitudes, and colored illustrations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image... more

eclipse from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description physique de l'univers ... préface de M. Babinet, dessins de Yan' Dargent"

eclipse from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description ph...

This image has been taken from scan 000199 from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description physique de l'univers ... préface de M. Babinet, dessins de Yan' Dargent". The title and subject terms of ... more

Moon from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description physique de l'univers ... préface de M. Babinet, dessins de Yan' Dargent"

Moon from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description physi...

This image has been taken from scan 000165 from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description physique de l'univers ... préface de M. Babinet, dessins de Yan' Dargent". The title and subject terms of ... more

Moon from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description physique de l'univers ... préface de M. Babinet, dessins de Yan' Dargent"

Moon from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description physi...

This image has been taken from scan 000160 from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description physique de l'univers ... préface de M. Babinet, dessins de Yan' Dargent". The title and subject terms of ... more

18 July 1860 from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description physique de l'univers ... préface de M. Babinet, dessins de Yan' Dargent"

18 July 1860 from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, descripti...

This image has been taken from scan 000094 from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description physique de l'univers ... préface de M. Babinet, dessins de Yan' Dargent". The title and subject terms of ... more

astronomy from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description physique de l'univers ... préface de M. Babinet, dessins de Yan' Dargent"

astronomy from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description ...

This image has been taken from scan 000172 from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description physique de l'univers ... préface de M. Babinet, dessins de Yan' Dargent". The title and subject terms of ... more

astronomy from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description physique de l'univers ... préface de M. Babinet, dessins de Yan' Dargent"

astronomy from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description ...

This image has been taken from scan 000703 from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description physique de l'univers ... préface de M. Babinet, dessins de Yan' Dargent". The title and subject terms of ... more

Herschel from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description physique de l'univers ... préface de M. Babinet, dessins de Yan' Dargent"

Herschel from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description p...

This image has been taken from scan 000120 from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description physique de l'univers ... préface de M. Babinet, dessins de Yan' Dargent". The title and subject terms of ... more

Mare Nubium from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description physique de l'univers ... préface de M. Babinet, dessins de Yan' Dargent"

Mare Nubium from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, descriptio...

This image has been taken from scan 000173 from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description physique de l'univers ... préface de M. Babinet, dessins de Yan' Dargent". The title and subject terms of ... more

crater from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description physique de l'univers ... préface de M. Babinet, dessins de Yan' Dargent"

crater from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description phy...

This image has been taken from scan 000621 from "L'Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description physique de l'univers ... préface de M. Babinet, dessins de Yan' Dargent". The title and subject terms of ... more

lunar phases from "Curso elemental de geografia universal"

lunar phases from "Curso elemental de geografia universal"

This image has been taken from scan 000125 from "Curso elemental de geografia universal". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flick... more

Normal lunar crater / J. Nasmyth.

Normal lunar crater / J. Nasmyth.

Illus. in: The moon : considered as a planet, a world, and a satellite / By James Nasmyth, C.E. and James Carpenter, F.R.A.S [...]. 2nd. ed. London : J. Murray, 1874, plate XXI, facing p. 156. Title from item. ... more

[3 Figures of the Moon: The Crater of Plato, The Crater Wargentin, The Surface of the Moon]

[3 Figures of the Moon: The Crater of Plato, The Crater Wargentin, The...

Wood engraving in Scientific American, May 13, 1876, p. 309. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Science; Moon; Shelf.

16648 - The Full Moon, Yerkes Observatory

16648 - The Full Moon, Yerkes Observatory

Title: 16648 - The Full Moon, Yerkes Observatory.Artist: Keystone View Company.Artist Bio: American publishing company, active 1892 - 1963.Creation Date: before 1917.Process: stereo card.Credit Line: Museum pu... more

[The Earth with the Milky Way and moon]

[The Earth with the Milky Way and moon]

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1934:0056). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The Future of the Earth" by Maurice Maeterlinck, Cosmopolitan, 64:41 (Mar. 1... more

Erde und Planeten, Erde und Mond /

Erde und Planeten, Erde und Mond /

Appears in: Sydow-Wagners methodischer Schul-Atlas. 1923, 1926 and 1928 editions. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth.

LOIRP Moon

LOIRP Moon

Description: MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -- The Lunar Orbiter 1 spacecraft took the iconic photograph of Earth rising above the lunar surface on August 23, 1966. Using refurbished machinery and modern digital technol... more

The World's First View of Earth

The World's First View of Earth

Description (October 1, 1966) The world's first view of the Earth taken by a spacecraft from the vicinity of the Moon. The photo was transmitted to Earth by the United States Lunar Orbiter I and recieved at the... more

Apollo 11 Bootprint

Apollo 11 Bootprint

(July 20, 1969) One of the first steps taken on the Moon, this is an image of Buzz Aldrin's bootprint from the Apollo 11 mission. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the Moon on July 20, 1969...Image # : A... more

Apollo 11 Mission Image - View of moon limb with Earth on the horizon, Mare Smythii Region

Apollo 11 Mission Image - View of moon limb with Earth on the horizon,...

Description: View of Moon limb with Earth on the horizon,Mare Smythii Region. Earth rise. This image was taken before separation of the LM and the Command Module during Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazine... more

Earth Rise as Seen From Lunar Surface

Earth Rise as Seen From Lunar Surface

Full Description: This incredible image of the Earth rise was taken during lunar orbit by the Apollo 11 mission crew in July of 1969. The first manned lunar mission, Apollo 11 launched aboard a Saturn V launch ... more

Apollo 11 Mission Image - View of Moon, Smyth's Sea/Crater 189

Apollo 11 Mission Image - View of Moon, Smyth's Sea/Crater 189

Description: View of Moon, Smyth's Sea/Crater 189. Crater 189 is officially named Babcock. Earth is visible in the distance as it appears from behind the moon. This image is part of a west looking high oblique ... more

Apollo 11 Mission Image - View of moon limb with Earth on the horizon, Mare Smythii Region

Apollo 11 Mission Image - View of moon limb with Earth on the horizon,...

Description: View of Moon limb with Earth on the horizon, Mare Smythii Region. Earth rise. This image was taken before separation of the LM and the Command Module during Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazin... more

Apollo 11 Lunar Module ascent stage photographed from Command Module

Apollo 11 Lunar Module ascent stage photographed from Command Module

Description (July 21, 1969) The Apollo 11 Lunar Module ascent stage, with Astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. aboard, is photographed from the Command and Service Modules in lunar orbit. This v... more

Apollo 11 Mission Image - View of Moon limb and Lunar Module during ascent, Mare Smythii, Earth on horizon

Apollo 11 Mission Image - View of Moon limb and Lunar Module during as...

Description: View of the Moon limb,Lunar Module during ascent,Mare Smythii. Earth is visible over the horizon. Image was taken during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazine was labeled V. Film Type: S0-3... more

Buzz Aldrin on the Moon

Buzz Aldrin on the Moon

Full Description: (July 20, 1969) Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot, walks on the surface of the Moon near the leg of the Lunar Module (LM) "Eagle" during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity (EVA). As... more

AS11-44-6549 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb, with Earth on the horizon, Mare Smythii Region

AS11-44-6549 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Moon limb with Earth on the horizon,Mare Smythii Region. Earth rise. This image was taken before separation of the LM and the Command Module during... more

AS11-40-5914 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image -  Lunar surface and horizon with Lunar Module visible

AS11-40-5914 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface an...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar surface and horizon, with partial view of the Lunar Module (LM). Image taken at Tranquility Base during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazine... more

AS11-44-6557 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb, with Earth on the horizon, Mare Smythii Region

AS11-44-6557 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Moon limb with Earth on the horizon,Mare Smythii Region. Earth rise. This image was taken before separation of the LM and the Command Module during... more

AS11-40-5903_alt - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image -  Astronaut Edwin Aldrin walks near the Lunar Module

AS11-40-5903_alt - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Ed...

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr.,Lunar Module (LM) pilot, walks near the module as a picture is taken of him. Discoloration is visible on his boots and suit f... more

AS11-44-6564 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb, with Earth on the horizon, Mare Smythii Region

AS11-44-6564 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Moon limb with Earth on the horizon,Mare Smythii Region. Earth rise. This image was taken before separation of the LM and the Command Module during... more

AS11-40-5880 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface with Astronaut boot in field of view

AS11-40-5880 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface wit...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar surface with an astronaut boot and bootprint in field of view. Image taken at Tranquility Base during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazine w... more

AS11-40-5901 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image -  Lunar surface and Lunar Module footpad

AS11-40-5901 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface an...

The original database describes this as: Description: Close up view of lunar surface and Lunar Module (LM) footpad. Image taken at Tranquility Base during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazine was labe... more

AS11-40-5930 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface and horizon Module

AS11-40-5930 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface and...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar surface and horizon with shadow of Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong in foreground as he takes the photo. Image taken at Tranquility Base during the Apollo... more

AS11-40-5915 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image -  Lunar surface and Lunar Module

AS11-40-5915 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface an...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar surface and Lunar Module (LM). Image taken at Tranquility Base during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazine was labeled S. Film Type: Ektach... more

AS11-44-6550 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb, with Earth on the horizon, Mare Smythii Region

AS11-44-6550 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Moon limb with Earth on the horizon,Mare Smythii Region. Earth rise. This image was taken before separation of the LM and the Command Module during... more

AS11-44-6551 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb, with Earth on the horizon, Mare Smythii Region

AS11-44-6551 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Moon limb with Earth on the horizon,Mare Smythii Region. Earth rise. This image was taken before separation of the LM and the Command Module during... more

AS11-44-6547 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb, with Earth on the horizon, Mare Smythii Region

AS11-44-6547 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Moon limb with Earth on the horizon, Mare Smythii Region. Earth rise. This image was taken before separation of the LM and the Command Module durin... more

AS11-44-6554 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb, with Earth on the horizon, Mare Smythii Region

AS11-44-6554 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Moon limb with Earth on the horizon,Mare Smythii Region. Earth rise. This image was taken before separation of the LM and the Command Module during... more

AS11-44-6553 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb, with Earth on the horizon, Mare Smythii Region

AS11-44-6553 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Moon limb with Earth on the horizon,Mare Smythii Region. Earth rise. This image was taken before separation of the LM and the Command Module during... more

AS11-40-5885 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface and horizon with U.S. Flag

AS11-40-5885 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface and...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar surface and horizon with U.S. Flag visible. Shadow in foreground. Image taken at Tranquility Base during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazin... more

AS11-44-6560 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb, with Earth on the horizon, Mare Smythii Region

AS11-44-6560 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Moon limb with Earth on the horizon,Mare Smythii Region. Earth rise. This image was taken before separation of the LM and the Command Module during... more

AS12-47-6989 - Apollo 12 - Apollo 12 Mission image  - Lunar surface near lunar module

AS12-47-6989 - Apollo 12 - Apollo 12 Mission image - Lunar surface ne...

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronauts Charles Conrad Jr.,commander of the Apollo 12 lunar landing mission,stands at the Module Equipment Stowage Assembly (MESA) on the Lunar Module (... more