Clair de Lune 4K Version – Moon Images from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
This visualization uses a digital 3D model of the Moon built from global elevation maps and image mosaics by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter mission. It was created to accompany a performance of Claude Debussy’s Clair de Lune by the National Symphony Orchestra Pops, led by conductor Emil de Cou, at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, on June 1 and 2, 2018, as part of a celebration of NASA’s 60th anniversary.
Clair de Lune (moonlight in French) was published in 1905, as the third of four movements in the composer’s Suite Bergamasque, and unlike the other parts of this work, Clair is quiet, contemplative, and slightly melancholy, evoking the feeling of a solitary walk through a moonlit garden.
The visuals were composed like a nature documentary, with clean cuts and a mostly stationary virtual camera. The viewer follows the Sun throughout a lunar day, seeing sunrises and then sunsets over prominent features on the Moon. The sprawling ray system surrounding Copernicus crater, for example, is revealed beneath receding shadows at sunrise and later slips back into darkness as night encroaches.
This video is public domain and along with other supporting visualizations can be downloaded from the Scientific Visualization Studio at: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/4655
Credit: NASA’s Scientific Visualization Studio
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Kinda want to smooth the surface of the moon, give it a reset. Looks like giant zen garden
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I knew that external life brought resources to the Earth, and that it worked with external life, and that the speed of the Earth's rotation was increasing.
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When are you going to fly to the moon??? It would be nice, +ME+!!!*€€
Se avevate scoperto la luna,facevate un video dentro ma visto che non l’avete mai scoperto,tutte cazzate.