MOON is the most scientifically accurate lunar globe. It’s a 1/20 million or 1/11.5 million scale model with a light ring that revolves around it in either real-time that matches up with the current phase of the moon, or in a 30 second cycle. The . At the time of publishing, the project has exceeded its goal on Kickstarter by threefold, so if you contribute upwards of $430, you’ll secure one of your very own. True story: I am v. into the moon. Well, I was. I used to be one of those people who would stop a conversation to be like “Look at the moon!” until one day, someone pointed out that the little sliver of the visible moon looked like a toenail clipping. And you know what? It did. That pretty much ruined it for me. The end.
Thanks to Oscar for sending in the tip! He’s one of the creators behind the project. I’m curious — why isn’t it made out of cheese? You know, like the real moon?