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written by John Walker
The Earth and Moon Viewer allows users to view a map of the earth showing the day and night regions at this moment, or view the Earth or the Moon from various vantage points, including lunar perigee and apogee.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
- Fundamentals
= Celestial Mechanics
= Lunar Phases
- Solar System
Other Sciences
- Geoscience
- Informal Education
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Reference Material
- Dataset
- Audio/Visual
= Image/Image Set
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- image/jpeg
- image/gif
- text/html
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Image © 2006 The Living Earth/ This resource was featured by the Physics To Go collection from November 16, 2006 until December 1, 2006. View the feature here!

Access Rights:
Free access
Does not have a copyright, license, or other use restriction.
The software is released into the public domain. Various maps, images, and software components are copyrighted separately.
Courtesy of:
John Walker
Clouds, Eclipse, Moon phase, Weather
Record Creator:
Metadata Instance Creation Date October 29, 2003 by Bruce Mason
Record Updated:
December 13, 2005 by Ed Lee
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