By Neha Yadav
Published Apr 15, 2024

Hindustan Times
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Photo Credits: Darya Kawa Mirza

10 splendid images of Moon featured by NASA

The US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) regularly shares spectacular 'Astronomy Pictures of the Day' featuring cosmos, galaxies and the moon.

Here are 10 splendid pictures of the moon featured as Astronomy Picture of the Day by NASA.

This captivating image of the Wolf Moon was captured above the Italian Alps mountains. The Wolf Moon signifies the middle of the winter season.

This mesmerising view of the Full Wolf Moon was captured using a telephoto lens across rugged terrain in the Chilean Atacama Desert.

This amazing image shows a SpaceX Falcon Heavy, launched from NASA's Kennedy Space Center, rising above the full moon in the sky.

Here's a stunning image of the Gibbous Moon, captured from above the snow-capped Swedish mountains. A Gibbous Moon is a moon that is lit more than half by the sun.

This spectacular view is of the Harvest Moon rising behind cypress trees on a hill top in Tuscany, Italy. A Harvest Moon is a moon that appears closest to the beginning of autumn.

This astounding image of the moon shows the cratered surface of the moon with dark areas that were once seas of molten lava.

This scenic view of the Harvest Moon was captured at the historic town of Castiglione di Sicilia.

This marvellous image of the Blue Moon was captured in California, USA. A Blue Moon is a full moon that appears twice in a month.

Here's another beautiful image of the Wolf Moon captured during the cold winter of Östersund, Sweden. 

This captivating image features a full moon, captured at Parthenon in Athens, Greece.