The 7 - Random - Google Moon
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Oliver Scrapple Level: 122 Posts: 1424/4657 EXP: 20071095 For next: 566977 Since: 20.6.02 From: Derkaderkastan Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 3 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 Andouille Level: 89 Posts: 1181/2213 EXP: 6712140 For next: 203788 Since: 3.1.02 From: GA in person, NJ in heart Since last post: 4 days Last activity: 4 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: 43 Posts: 312/423 EXP: 560973 For next: 4078 Since: 2.1.02 From: Ft. Lauderdale, FL Since last post: 362 days Last activity: 42 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: 97 Posts: 1864/2759 EXP: 9227306 For next: 90052 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 13 hours # 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: 63 Posts: 651/1091 EXP: 2046219 For next: 50944 Since: 23.7.04 From: Baltimore, MD Since last post: 2322 days Last activity: 2050 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: 128 Posts: 2591/5187 EXP: 24059874 For next: 321892 Since: 12.1.02 From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA Since last post: 8 days Last activity: 8 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 Knackwurst Level: 105 Posts: 1288/3367 EXP: 12104041 For next: 158259 Since: 17.11.02 Since last post: 17 hours Last activity: 1 hour # 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?
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