Later evolution of the Moon

This video shows the later stages of the Moon's evolution.

After some heavier strikes, resulting in the larger 'Maria' that are visible with the naked eye from Earth, a continued onslaught of smaller asteroids pockmarks the surface of the satellite, adding some detail to its already heavily scarred face.

Credit:

Theofanis Matsopoulos/ESO/NASA SVS

About the Video

Id:moon_evolution_p2
Release date:15 July 2015, 12:22
Duration:50 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Moon
Category:Solar System

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