Clouds across the Moon: A comparison of Apollo mission photographs with contemporaneous satellite images

“Methinks, that the Earth would to the people of the Moon appear to have a different face in the several seasons of the year; and to have another appearance in Winter, when there is almost nothing green in a very great part of the Earth, when there are countries all covered in snow, others, all covered with water, others, all obscured with clouds, and that for many weeks together: Another in Spring, when the forests and fields are green, another in Summer, when, whole fields are yellow etc."

Monsieur Auzout's Speculations of the changes likely to be discoverd in the Earth and Moon by their respective inhabitants. Mr Auzout, Philosophical Transactions, 1665-1666, volume 1.

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