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Hen Pecked...
Penguins while traveling at Monumento Natural Los Pinguinos,  Chile
Green Nature
Small but Mighty...
Icelandic horses in field while traveling in Iceland.
Icelandic horses in field while traveling in Iceland.
Fish Hunter...
While visiting Yellowstone Park I found this butterfly.NPS100
Patagonia moutain views while backpacking in Torres de Paine, Chile.
Gator in the Clouds...
Taming the Jersey Suburbs
The Colorfull Moon
Walk on Water...
Sun pillar in Curitiba
Against the Wind...
A mountain range while hiking in Patagonia, Chile.
Progress of the American Interstate
Urban Starry Sky
Alaskan Willow Ptarmigan in spring at Denali.
 Sunset over Fishtail while hiking in Nepal.
The House
Pretty lady in my kitchen.
House of Blues New Orleans
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The Colorfull Moon

The Moon appears whitish with its grey formations to the naked eye. But the fact is that the Moon is not monochromatic. It has colors, and those colors can be enhanced with some digital processing of the image. The colors of the Moon are the result of iron and titanium content on its surface. The lunar mares (darker areas to the naked eye) contain a lot of iron oxide (FeO2), hence they are darker and brownish. And some mares contain, in addition to FeO2, titanium oxide (TiO2), making those areas still darker and with a bluer color.

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Date Taken: 03.2016
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 9, 2016, 5:43 p.m.
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