Our Colourful Moon

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  1. Zenithal Colour Moon © Ignacio Diaz Bobillo
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  2. 99% © Alexandre Boudet
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There is a lot more to our Moon than meets the eye. Our very own natural satellite is covered in craters, impact faces, mountains and much more as we can see in the two photographs above. With the final full and Supermoon of 2016 due on 14th December this is the perfect time to take a closer look.

Find Out More: To find out more about our Moon take a look here -

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  • Tell us which of these images is your favourite and why?
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  • Tell us if you were going to take a photograph like these, what would you do differently? What else would you try to capture?

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