Using data from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA has created a visualization of the shadow movement near the moon's south pole. Studying the shadows "informs scientists about the temperature at and below the surface," according to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.
Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
Visualizations by: Ernie Wright (USRA)
Produced, Edited, and Narrated by: David Ladd (USRA)
Lead Scientist: Noah Petro (NASA/GSFC)
Technical Support: Laurence Schuler (ADNET), Ian Jones (ADNET)
Music provided by Universal Production Music: "Two Horizons" – Anthony d’Amario