The moon was visible, yet unreachable by keen astronomers like John herschel in the late 19th century. This photograph is actually of a detailed papier-mâché model of a moon crater.
Moon Crater, late 1850s, Unknown. J. Paul Getty Museum.
This diagram shows our cosmic address at a glance. We see our planetary system around the Sun, our stellar neighborhood in our galaxy, our galaxy in the local group of galaxies, and our group in the entire universe.
Learn more in the Cullman Hall of the Universe.