Tag Archives: Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

NASA | LRO’s Diviner Takes the Moon’s Temperature During Dec. 10, 2011 Eclipse

[silence] [silence, followed by music] [music] Narrator: As the moon orbits the Earth, it occasionally passes through the Earth’s shadow, resulting in a spectacular change in the moon’s appearance for a short time. This event is called a lunar eclipse, and it happens at least twice a year, providing a rare show that’s worth staying… Read More »

LRO Diviner Instrument & June 15, 2011 Lunar Eclipse [720p]

As the moon orbits the Earth it occasionally passes through the Earth’s shadow resulting in a spectacular change in the moons appearance for a short time. This event is called a lunar eclipse and it happens at least twice a year providing a rare show that’s worth staying awake for. But what would a lunar… Read More »