Phases of the moon throughout 2018

Today’s Video of the Day comes from NASA Goddard and features a look at the different phases of the moon throughout 2018.

This 4K visualization shows the moon as viewed from the Earth’s Southern Hemisphere at hourly intervals.

The clip also reveals the moon’s orbit position, sub-Earth and subsolar points, the distance from the Earth, and different craters.

By Rory Arnold, Staff Writer

Video Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/David Ladd (USRA)