The orbit of the Moon in 2021, viewed from the north pole of the ecliptic, with the vernal equinox to the right. The sizes of the Earth and Moon are exaggerated by a factor of 15, 20, or 25, depending on the frame size. The frames include an alpha channel.
Image Credit: NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio
Published: May 10, 2021
Historical Date: November 23, 2020