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The Moon is in synchronous rotation: it rotates about its axis in about the same time it takes to orbit Earth. This results in it ...

Earth's Moon - Overview | Planets - NASA Solar System Exploration

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Our moon makes Earth a more livable planet by moderating our home planet's wobble on its axis, leading to a relatively stable climate, and creating a rhythm ...

The Moon l Phases, Orbit and distance from the Earth

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Excellent resource for in-depth information about the Earth's Moon.

Earth's Moon - The Solar System on Sea and Sky

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The Moon is the only natural satellite of the planet Earth. Earth's moon is the sixth largest moon in the Solar System.

Earth's Moon May Not Be Critical to Life - Astrobiology Magazine

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Jan 26, 2015 ... Could Earth have become habitable without the Moon to watch over it? Image: NASA/JPL/USGS. The Moon has long been viewed as a crucial ...

The Moon - Views of the Solar System

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Outlines some of the theories of how the Earth and Moon split, along with Apollo expeditions of space journeys to the moon.

Earth's Moon | StarDate Online

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Earth and the Moon are more like a double planet than a planet and a moon. The Moon is quite large in comparison to Earth -- about one-quarter of Earth's ...

Fun Moon Facts for Kids - Interesting Facts about the Earth's Moon

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The Moon rotates on its axis in around the same length of time it takes to orbit the Earth. This means that from Earth we only ever see around 60% of its surface ...

Earth's Moon - Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network

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Earth's Moon. Earth is the first planet from the Sun to have a moon. Despite being Earth's closest neighbor, the Moon is very different from the Earth. It has no ...

Moon Facts - Information About The Moon | MoonPhases.info

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Rotation of moon. The same side of the Moon always faces the Earth. The Moon's rotation period is synchronous with its revolution period around the Earth.

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The Moon
The moon is Earth's only natural satellite and the only astronomical body other than Earth ever visited by human beings. The moon is the brightest object in the night sky but gives off no light of its own. Instead, it reflects light from the sun. Like Earth and the rest of the solar system, the moon is about 4.6 billion years old... More »
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Moon Facts: Fun Information About the Earth's Moon - Space.com

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Nov 19, 2014 ... Learn how Earth's moon formed, how its orbit affects Earth's tides, why solar and lunar eclipses happen and the history of lunar exploration.

Moon Facts - Interesting Facts about the Moon - Space Facts

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The Moon (or Luna) is the Earth's only natural satellite and was formed 4.6 billion years ago around some 30–50 million years after the formation of the solar ...

The Earth's Moon - Windows to the Universe

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Oct 19, 2005 ... The Earth's one natural satellite, the Moon, is more than one quarter the size of Earth itself (3,474 km diameter). Because of its smaller size, the ...