NASA | Moon Phase & Libration: Moon With Additional Graphics

Published on Nov 20, 2012 by NASA Explorer

This visualization shows the moon’s phase and libration throughout the year 2013, at hourly intervals. Each frame represents one hour. In addition, this visualization also shows other relevant information, including moon orbit position, subearth and subsolar points, distance from the Earth. Click each graphic to learn more about what it means! Finally, to learn more about this visualization, or to see what the moon will look like at any hour in 2013, visit NASA Goddard Space Flight Center – Scientific Visualization Studio.

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