The Mac Observer

Skip navigational links

You're viewing an article in TMO's historic archive vault. Here, we've preserved the comments and how the site looked along with the article. Use this link to view the article on our current site:
Moon Exploration Widget Touches Down

Moon Exploration Widget Touches Down

by , 12:00 AM EDT, July 25th, 2007

Imaginova has released its Moon Exploration Widget. One can view the sky from anywhere on the Moon, for any date, and there are presets for the six Apollo mission sites and their excursion stations.

Each mission site shows a real photographic panorama and the sky as it would have appeared on that date. The user can hover and explore craters and other lunar features.


Moon Exploration Widget 1.0

TMO notes that the sky is shown as it would have appeared to a suitable optical system, simulating a visual view, unaffected by brilliant sunlight or visors -- and not as astronaut cameras and film subsquently showed the lunar sky.

The Moon Exploration Widget is a Universal Binary, free and can be downloaded from Apple's Widget library.

  

Recent Headlines - Updated April 25th

Sat,5:29 PM
Apple Not Allowing Fart Apps on Apple Watch
4:23 PM
How to Convert iPhone Photos to Black And White
3:48 PM
Quick Tip: How to Take an Apple Watch Screenshot
10:30 AM
Three Scenarios for Home Automation
Fri,9:44 PM
Sony and Samsung Both Offered to Pay James Bond to Use Their Phones
6:39 PM
XTC In-Ear Genuine Wood Headphones: $23.99
6:30 PM
Four Things To Get You Started With Apple Watch
3:55 PM
Apple’s iPhone 7 Will Make Current iPhones Obsolete
1:50 PM
Apple Offers Online Personal Setup Assistance for Apple Watch
1:22 PM
TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-24: Getting Inside Apple Watch
11:24 AM
iFixit Apple Watch Tear Down Kills Hopes of Upgrades
10:09 AM
Apple Watch App Store Open for Business with 3,000 Apps
  • __________
  • Buy Stuff, Support TMO!
  • Podcast: Mac Geek Gab
  • Podcast: Apple Weekly Report
  • TMO on Twitter!