The Moon

  • Waning Gibbous Moon

    Image ID
    FOT1224830
    Caption
    Waning Gibbous Moon
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    John Briggs
    Dimensions
    4928 x 3264 px
    Keywords
    Waning; Gibbous Moon; lunar phase; phase of the moon; terminator; lunar crater; science; astronomy; Lunar Rays; Lunar Seas; Oceanus Procellarum; Ocean of Storms; Mare Tranquillitatis; Sea of Tranquility; Mare Serenitatis; Sea of Serenity; Mare Imbrium;...
    Description
    The moon a few days after full moon showing Oceanus Procellarum, Mare Tranquillitatis, Mare Serenitatis, Mare Imbrium, Mare Nubium and Mare Humorum. Prominent craters visible include Tycho, Theophilus, Cyrillus, Catharina, Copernicus, Plato, Posidonius,...
  • Full Moon

    Image ID
    FOT1224831
    Caption
    Full Moon
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    John Briggs
    Dimensions
    4928 x 3264 px
    Keywords
    Waning; Full Moon; lunar phase; crater; science; astronomy; Lunar Seas; Lunar Rays; Oceanus Procellarum; Ocean of Storms; Mare Crisium; Sea of Crises; Mare Tranquillitatis; Sea of Tranquility; Mare Serenitatis; Sea of Serenity; Mare Imbrium; Sea of...
    Description
    The moon just after full moon showing Oceanus Procellarum, Mare Crisium, Mare Tranquillitatis, Mare Serenitatis, Mare Imbrium, Mare Nubium and Mare Humorum. Prominent craters visible include Tycho, Copernicus, Plato, and Aristarchus.
  • Waxing Gibbous Moon

    Image ID
    FOT1224832
    Caption
    Waxing Gibbous Moon
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    John Briggs
    Dimensions
    4928 x 3264 px
    Keywords
    Waxing; Gibbous Moon; lunar phase; phase of the moon; lunar crater; science; astronomy; Lunar Seas; Sinus Iridum; Bay of Rainbows; Mare Crisium; Sea of Crises; Mare Tranquillitatis; Sea of Tranquility; Mare Serenitatis; Sea of Serenity; Mare Imbrium;...
    Description
    The moon a few days after first quarter showing Sinus Iridum; Mare Crisium; Mare Tranquillitatis; Mare Serenitatis; Mare Imbrium and Mare Nubium. Prominent craters visible include Clavius, Plato and Tycho.
  • Moon at First Quarter

    Image ID
    FOT1225828
    Caption
    Moon at First Quarter
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    John Briggs
    Dimensions
    4928 x 3264 px
    Keywords
    Waxing; Half Moon; First Quarter; lunar phase; phase of the moon; lunar crater; science; astronomy; Lunar Seas; Mare Crisium; Sea of Crises; Mare Nectaris; Sea of Nectar; Mare Fecunditatis; Mare Foecunditatis; Sea of Fecundity; Sea of Fertility; Mare...
    Description
    The waxing moon just before first quarter showing Mare Crisium, Mare Nectaris, Mare Fecunditatis (formerly Mare Foecunditatis), Mare Tranquillitatis and Mare Serenitatis. Prominent craters visible include Aristoteles, Eudoxus, Theophilus, Cyrillus and...