If a 5 year old can be fascinated by it, then so can you.

“Why is the moon always following us?”  he said angrily.  “I don’t like that.”

flickr: bawkbawkflapflap

As it gets darker earlier, inching closer to 4pm every night near the 49th parallel, we get more brilliant moon rises in the late afternoon and early evenings.  The moon, now waning two days past full pushes and pulls the spring tide home and away again.  The Japan Space Agency’s Kuguya spacecraft has re-created a fascinating Earth-rise from lunar orbit. 

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