Lunar Photography

A sequence of Moon photographs over the course of two weeks.

Physics Astronomy gravity

The above sequence shows how the moon's appearance changes of the course of time (in this case two weeks). It starts out as a complete disc. As time procedes, you can observe the moon progressing through its phases. Gibbous, Half Moon, Cresent and New moon.

The wobbling motion the moon appears to have is a phenomena known as libration.