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The Moon is Earth's only permanent natural satellite. It is the fifth-largest natural satellite in the ..... The far side is often inaccurately called the "dark side", but it is in fac...

Moon Fact Sheet - nssdc - NASA


Apr 19, 2016 ... Moon, Earth, Ratio (Moon/Earth). Mass (10<sup>24</sup> kg), 0.07346, 5.9724, 0.0123. Volume (10<sup>10</sup> km<sup>3</sup>), 2.1968, 108.321, 0.0203. Equatorial radius ...

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


Learn more about the other moons in the Solar System. The average distance from the Moon to the Earth is 384403 kilometres (238857 ... More Space Facts:.

Moon Fact Sheet - Montana State University


Moon Facts (for Moonquest! The Adventure Begins). Fact: Like the rest of the Solar System, the Moon is about 4 1/2 billion years old. Most of the cratering ...

Moon Facts


Interesting moon facts and trivia -- bet you didn't know!

Moon Facts For Kids - Cool Kid Facts


Moon Facts For Kids Read all about the amazing moon and be sure to take our quiz to test your knowledge at the end! Also check out our activity worksheet at.

Moon Facts - National Geographic News


Jul 16, 2004 ... Scroll down for the answers—and other facts about our moon. • How did the moon form? According to the "giant impact" theory, the young Earth ...

The Moon - Facts About The Moon For Kids - Planets For Kids


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.

The Moon's Phases - Fact Monster


During the lunar month, the Moon goes through all its phases. You can see the phases drawn in ... The Moon · The Solar System · Some Facts about Eclipses ...

The Moon: Facts (Science Trek: Idaho Public Television)


The Moon: Facts. What is the Moon? The moon is the only natural satellite orbiting Earth and the Earth's closest neighbor in space. This cold, rocky body is about ...

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 - 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 ...

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.

Facts about the Moon for Kids - Primary Homework Help


How long does it take the Moon to orbit the Earth? The Moon takes about 27 days (27 days, 7 hours, 43 minutes, 11.6 seconds) to go all the way around the ...