The Panchantra, an illustration from a Syrian edition dated 1354. The rabbit fools the elephant king by showing him the reflection of the moon.

The Panchantra, an illustration from a Syrian edition dated 1354. The rabbit fools the elephant king by showing him the reflection of the moon.

yet to be titled, Meichen Waxer, 2012, Ink on paper 

yet to be titled, Meichen Waxer, 2012, Ink on paper 

“The moon is always jealous of the heat of the day, just as the sun always longs for something dark and deep.”

– ― Alice Hoffman, Practical Magic

Galileo’s sketches of the moon phases

Galileo’s sketches of the moon phases

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Engraving from Michael Maier’s “Atalanta fugiens,”

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Engraving from Michael Maier’s “Atalanta fugiens,”

First photo of the earth captured from the moon

First photo of the earth captured from the moon

Europa

Europa