Français English
Gallery > Planets > The Full Moon in 3D!
1782 pictures in
Search & Sort
Her head in the Moon's mouth
Overlighted chapel
The Full Moon in 3D
78595 times
The Solar System in 3D
59849 times
3D Saturn
47999 times
The Full Moon in 3D!
46964 times
3D Mars
39655 times
3D Saturn
33933 times
3D Jupiter
30876 times
3D Jupiter
30434 times
3D Mars
30281 times
 The others pictures of "The Solar System in 3D "
| 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 |

The Full Moon in 3D!
Click to enlarge
1024 x 768 pixels (237 ko)

 1024 x 768 pixels (237 kB)
The lunar libration allow to see the Moon under two slightly different angles. And this is exactly how we can sens the relief, because our two eyes are separated by a few centimeters and then see the same object under two different angles. Our brain combines those two images to allow us to sense the object in 3 dimensions. Close one eye, and you'll lost the relief of the things.
By taking two pictures of the Full Moon at two separated moments (November 2006 and January 2007), I have realized this view in 3D (called "anaglyph") of the Moon. To appreciate it, take your red and blue glasses. It's amazing!

See also the cross-eyed picture and the composite with Mars, Jupiter and Saturn.

Thank to Hanno Falk who gives me the idea to realize this anaglyph by creating such an image using two of the pictures of my animation published in SpaceWeather.
Seen 46964 times See the next picture of that series.
Instrument   Canon 350D + Barlow 2x + WO Megrez 960/80 (F/D 12.0) refractor, composite of 2 pictures
Exposure & film   1/200 s on
Date & place   January 2007, Quimper

 The others pictures of "The Solar System in 3D "
| 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 |

 This picture has been published in
 Astronomy Picture Of the Day (APOD)
Publication as picture of the day on June 2, 2007
To see the picture, click here 
A Shower of
Stars in Brittany

A Shower of in Brittany
Brittany by night
in panorama!

Member of

The World At Night

Your e-mail

Visit my

Galerie Pbase

© 2003-2013 Laurent Laveder -