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Moon - Wikipedia


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 ...

Moon Facts: Fun Information About the Earth's Moon - Space.com


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.

The Moon | NASA


The Moon: The Basics. Our moon makes Earth a more livable planet by moderating our home planet's wobble on its axis, leading to a relatively stable climate, ...

Moon Facts - Interesting Facts about the Moon - Space Facts


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 Moon - Views of the Solar System


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 - The Solar System on Sea and Sky


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

The Earth's Moon - Windows to the Universe


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 ...

NASA confirms a second mini moon is circling Earth | Inhabitat ...


Jun 21, 2016 ... Earth has a new mini moon, according to NASA, which has been tracking the tiny asteroid for months.

The Moon - Universe Today


Aug 11, 2016 ... Look up in the night sky. On a clear night, if you're lucky, you'll catch a glimpse of the Moon shining in all it's glory. As Earth's only satellite, the ...

Earth's Moon - Crystalinks


Earth's Moon. The Moon is the only natural satellite of Earth. Luna by the Romans , Selene and Artemis by the Greeks, and many other names in other ...

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


The fifth largest moon in the solar system, Earth's moon is the only place beyond Earth where humans have set foot. The brightest and largest object in our night ...

The Moon l Phases, Orbit and distance from the Earth


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

Earth's Moon | StarDate Online


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 ...