The W
Views: 122940581
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
27.4.10 1347
The 7 - Random - Google Moon Register and log in to post!
(663 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (7 total)
Oliver
Scrapple
Level: 131

Posts: 1424/5007
EXP: 26095755
For next: 328935

Since: 20.6.02

Since last post: 787 days
Last activity: 781 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: 97

Posts: 1181/2451
EXP: 9075164
For next: 242194

Since: 3.1.02
From: GA in person, NJ in heart

Since last post: 9 days
Last activity: 3 hours
#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: 657636
For next: 2533

Since: 2.1.02
From: West Palm Beach, FL

Since last post: 999 days
Last activity: 317 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: 102

Posts: 1864/2781
EXP: 10867009
For next: 222996

Since: 16.4.02
From: Green Bay, WI

Since last post: 1106 days
Last activity: 168 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: 66

Posts: 651/1091
EXP: 2460162
For next: 1702

Since: 23.7.04
From: Baltimore, MD

Since last post: 3758 days
Last activity: 3486 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: 138

Posts: 2591/5576
EXP: 31115340
For next: 547720

Since: 12.1.02
From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA

Since last post: 7 days
Last activity: 2 days
#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: 113

Posts: 1288/3556
EXP: 15400733
For next: 417876

Since: 17.11.02

Since last post: 301 days
Last activity: 301 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
Thread ahead: SEWAGE FLOOD OF THE DAY
Next thread: I love this...
Previous thread: Entertainment Center
(663 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - Random - Google MoonRegister 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 0.299 seconds.