Man in the moon greetings card
Man in the moon greetings card
Man in the moon greetings card
Man in the moon greetings card
Man in the moon greetings card
Man in the moon greetings card

Man in the moon greetings card

£3.00

Is the man in the moon really made of cheese? Perfect for space lovers, this humorous card lets you know what the man in the moon is actually made of. (Hint: It’s not cheese). Part of the astronomy collection.

Mix and match

Front: “The man in the moon is actually made of basalt”
Inside: Blank
Back: “Many years ago, meteors hitting the moon caused impact craters and cracks in the lunar crust. Lava rose up through the cracks, cooled off, and solidified into dark, dense rocks made of basalt. The face of the man in the moon is made of these dark craters. Not cheese.”

Size: 12.7 x 17.8 cm
Envelope: Recycled brown fleck Kraft
Cello: biodegradable
Card: 300gsm Soft Castillo White, Forestry Stewardship Council certified
Medium: black ink fine liner pen

Photos: Neil Spicer Photography, 2016

References
How the moon's basalt craters were formed: https://airandspace.si.edu/exhibitions/apollo-to-the-moon/online/science/lunar-rocks.cfm
What the craters making up the man in the moon are made of: http://www.moonconnection.com/moon_facts.phtml