The 7 - Random - Google Moon
Register and log in to post!
User Post (7 total)
Oliver Scrapple Level: 129 Posts: 1424/5007 EXP: 24831480 For next: 218241 Since: 20.6.02 Since last post: 275 days Last activity: 268 days # 1 Posted on 20.7.05 1039.35 Reposted on: 20.7.12 1040.23 Yup...Google has taken their mapping programs and taken it to the moon. It's really, really cool! http://moon.google.com Their FAQ is really, really funny, and the detail is awesome. It on;y covers a small area, but it includes a list of the flight crew on every Apollo mission that's landed there. Oh, zoom to the closest detail level. Awesome stuff. -S Promote this thread!
EddieBurkett Boudin blanc Level: 95 Posts: 1181/2396 EXP: 8359569 For next: 309069 Since: 3.1.02 From: GA in person, NJ in heart Since last post: 4 days Last activity: 1 hour # 2 Posted on 20.7.05 1210.23 Reposted on: 20.7.12 1210.37 When I first saw the markers, before I realized they were for the Apollo missions, I thought, "Wow! There are Weiners on the moon!" (edited by EddieBurkett on 20.7.05 1310)
Jobberman Kishke Level: 45 Posts: 312/426 EXP: 626762 For next: 33407 Since: 2.1.02 From: West Palm Beach, FL Since last post: 486 days Last activity: 66 days # 3 Posted on 20.7.05 1531.37 Reposted on: 20.7.12 1533.01 That is pretty cool. Is it me, or does anbody else have a problem making their eyes see the craters as craters and not convex "bumps"?
The Thrill Banger Level: 100 Posts: 1864/2781 EXP: 10346965 For next: 7467 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 593 days Last activity: 439 days # 4 Posted on 20.7.05 1608.04 Reposted on: 20.7.12 1609.27 Spoiler Below: Highlight text to read
Isn't the cheese supposed to be green? Good joke, though.
BigSteve Pepperoni Level: 65 Posts: 651/1091 EXP: 2320842 For next: 14798 Since: 23.7.04 From: Baltimore, MD Since last post: 3245 days Last activity: 2973 days # 5 Posted on 20.7.05 1609.12 Reposted on: 20.7.12 1609.47 Originally posted by Jobberman That is pretty cool. Is it me, or does anbody else have a problem making their eyes see the craters as craters and not convex "bumps"? They do look like bumps. Incidentally, why does the highest magnification turn the moon yellow and make it look like swiss cheese? Am I missing something? EDIT: Whoosh! That joke went right over my head until I read The Thrill's post. I had the temptation to totally edit my post, but aren't we all allowed a little stupidity at some point?
(edited by BigSteve on 20.7.05 1710) (edited by BigSteve on 20.7.05 1712)
ekedolphin Scrapple Level: 134 Posts: 2591/5421 EXP: 28424208 For next: 162840 Since: 12.1.02 From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 1 hour # 6 Posted on 21.7.05 0230.48 Reposted on: 21.7.12 0231.24 This would be much, much cooler if, you know, any given spot on the moon didn't bear a striking resemblance to every other given spot on the moon. Also, I'm not an astronomy expert or anything, but the moon can't possibly be that small. But, yeah, I know, it's supposed to represent the area around the lunar landings and that's it. (edited by ekedolphin on 21.7.05 0332)
Cerebus Scrapple Level: 111 Posts: 1288/3545 EXP: 14564929 For next: 303477 Since: 17.11.02 Since last post: 122 days Last activity: 47 days # 7 Posted on 21.7.05 1126.02 Reposted on: 21.7.12 1127.58 Google has made it so you can take a 'trip' from outer space to your home using the satalite map they have. Have they set it up yet so you can 'travel' from the Earth to the Moon yet?
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
The 7 - Random - Google Moon Register and log in to post!
The W message board - 7 year recycle ZimBoard ©2001-2015 Brothers Zim This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.245 seconds.