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 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 ...
Mar 18, 2011 ... Here are 10 surprising facts about the moon, including information about the
phases, brightness, temperature and more of Earth's natural ...
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.
Jul 11, 2013 ... The far side highlands appear to have formed early in the moon's history, when a
magma ocean (shaped by tides caused by Earth's gravity) ...
Moon Facts: did you know that... A full day on the moon, from one sunrise to the
next, lasts about 29.5 Earth days on average?
the Moon was probably made 4.5 billion years ago when a large object hit the
Earth and blasted out rocks that came together to orbit round the Earth.
1. The Moon is Earth's lone natural satellite. 2. The Moon is the fifth largest
satellite in our Solar System. 3. The Moon is a little more tha.
Jan 6, 2016 ... Shining like a beacon in Earth's sky is the Moon. We've seen so much of it in our
lifetimes that it's easy to take it for granted; even the human ...
Jul 18, 2014 ... Forty-five years ago, the world watched as the first men walked on the moon after
spaceflight Apollo 11 landed on the lunar surface.