Photo of the Day

September 21, 2019

The Moon on Earth

"This image was taken at Meteor Crater in Arizona - nearly a mile wide and deep enough to fit the Washington Monument," says Your Shot photographer Juan Osorio. "Since astronaut training is many years away, we decided to travel 2,600 miles from home to the place on Earth most similar to the moon’s surface." This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Juan Osorio, National Geographic Your Shot

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