Birmingham, Alabama |Eastern Daylight Time|>. subtract 4 hours from UTC|8:57 am west Cairns, North Australia |Eastern Time|>. add 10 hours to UTC| 11:57pm est Cairns, Queensland does not utilize Daylight Saving Time. Cairns is 14 hours ahead of Birmingham. Moonrise/moonset calculator https://www.timeanddate.com/moon/ and day/night world map https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/sunearth.html?month=8&day=22&year=2016&hour=08&min=57&sec=0&n=408&ntxt=Birmingham&earth=0 #Flatearth
The Moon orbits the Earth so it falls around, instead of into the Earth. Click the pin or follow this link to an animation that helps explain how this works -> http://howthingsfly.si.edu/flight-dynamics/gravity-orbit #Flatearth
That's a good question. I asked a few people I know about its origin and they said the Hubble or the Shuttle took it. That would be wrong as the only way to get a pretty spiral picture of our galaxy like that is from outside it.