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...
The Moon's current orbital distance is about thirty times the diameter of Earth,
causing it ..... The far side is often inaccurately called the "dark side", but in fact, it
Oct 20, 2015 ... Moon Earth Ratio (Moon/Earth) Mass (10<sup>24</sup> kg) 0.07342 5.9726 0.0123 Volume (
10<sup>10</sup> km<sup>3</sup>) 2.1958 108.321 0.0203 Equatorial radius (km) ...
Moon ABCs Fact Sheet. 17. Exploring the Moon -- A Teacher's Guide with
Activities, NASA EG-1997-10-116-HQ. Property. Earth. Moon. Brain Busters.
Property, Earth, Moon, Brain Busters. Equatorial diameter, 12,756 km, 3,476 km,
How long would it take to drive around the Moon's equator at 80 km per hour?
Moon 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
Fact: Like the rest of the Solar System, the Moon is about 4 1/2 billion years old.
Most of the cratering occurred in the first billion years of its life, when leftover ...
Most of the other planets in our solar system also have moons. ... When the
Apollo astronauts were out on the Moon's surface, they could only talk to .... LRO
Fact Sheet · Galileo Mission · Surveyor Program · Lunar Planetary Institute · 3D
The average distance from the Moon to the Earth is 384403 kilometres ... dark
side despite the fact that it illuminated by the Sun just as much as the near side).
Feb 4, 2015 ... This view shows a close up of toward the south polar region of Saturn's largest
moon, Titan, and show a depression within the moon's orange ...