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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 »


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 was formed ~4.5 billion years ago (about 30-50 million years after the origin of our solar system) out of debris thrown into orbit by a massive collision ...


Mar 18, 2011 ... Here are 10 surprising facts about the moon, including information about the ... Learn what makes a big full moon a true 'supermoon' in this ...


Check out our amazing space and astronomy facts for kids. Learn about different space objects and enjoy a range of cool trivia. Interesting facts about the Moon ...


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


Facts about the moon:The Moon is 81 times lighter than Earth.An astronaut's footprint could last for millions of years, as there is no wind or water on the surface ...


Dec 4, 2013 ... For one, it's far too big to be a “true” moon. ... called a barycenter, and the illusion the Moon is actually orbiting Earth comes from the fact that the ...


The moon has inspired myths and superstitions for thousands of years. Here, facts that will make you look at the moon a little differently.


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?