On 20 July 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first man to set foot on the moon. It was long believed that his reflection in Buzz Aldrin’s helmet was the only photo of him from the entire Apollo 11 mission. However, a rare print showing Armstrong is now on auction, expected to fetch up to $30,000.
Astrophotographer Eliot Herman from Tuscon, Arizona was outside to photograph the partial lunar eclipse that was visible for part of the world in late November. The night was cloudy, however, and Eliot didn’t manage to capture anything that he was particularly proud of. Aside from this unbelievably rare image of 3 halos surrounding the moon that is!
Ever heard those stories of people who bought some old painting for $5 at a garage sale and later discovered it was a super expensive piece of art worth a fortune?
Well, a happy customer of a junk shop in Fresno, California hit the jackpot buying and old photo for $2 that turned out to be only the second confirmed image of the infamous outlaw Billy the Kid.
It’s not clear if the buyer knew what he was looking at when he bought it, but the photo has been authenticated and is said to be worth up to $5 million.