The Many Colors of The Moon

The next time someone asks you what color is the Moon, tell that person that it depends on the night. Sometimes the moon shines in shades of grey, and other times in shades of red and brown. The color also depends on where you view it.

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Outside of the Earth’s atmosphere, the dark Moon, which shines by reflected sunlight, appears a magnificently brown-tinged gray. Viewed from inside the Earth’s atmosphere, though, the moon can appear quite different. The featured image highlights a collection of apparent colors of the full moon documented by one astrophotographer over 10 years from different locations across Italy.

Learn more about this over at NASA.

(Image Credit: Marcella Giulia Pace/ NASA)

Source: neatorama

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