This is the Web Edition of "A Trip Into Space", a Coimbra-based electronic book on space science. Both the texts and the photos are by courtesy of National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

The Moon
The Earth Over The The Moon's North Pole

Clementine colorized image showing the full Earth over the Moon's north pole. The angular distance between the Earth and the Moon has been reduced for illustration purposes. This image was taken by the UV/visible camera at the end of mapping orbit 102 on 13 March 1994. The 109 km diameter crater Plaskett is in the foreground at 82 N, 174 E. (Clementine, USGS slide 19)

Last Update: 2004-Nov-27