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,
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General information providing a summary of geological and physical properties.
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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 Moon is the only place in our solar system, other than Earth, where humans
have visited. On July 20, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin ...