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This Review contains major "Moon"- related terms, short phrases and links grouped together in the form of Encyclopedia article.
- The Moon is the Earth's satellite.
- The Moon is the largest satellite of Earth.
- The moon is the only natural satellite of Earth but it is still bigger than Pluto.
- The Moon is the only satellite of the Earth, and our closest object. The moon takes over 29 days to complete one revolution around the Earth's orbit.
- The Moon was first visited by many lunar probes, firstly the Soviet spacecraft Luna 2 in 1959.
- The same side of the moon always faces Earth.
- The dark, buttered side of the Moon.
- It is mostly the far side of the moon.
- That's what keeps the same side of the Moon always facing the Earth.
- On average, the Sun is about 390 times farther away from the Earth than the Moon.
- Trigonometric expansion for the location of the Earth-Moon barycenter.
- A half full moon is a half moon.
- Full Moon Fever. Space.coms headquarters for eclipses, news and lunar lore.
- A dime is about the same angular diameter as the full moon.
- The Apollo moon landing.
- Six Apollo missions landed on the Moon between 1969 and 1972.
- The moon is covered with many craters.
- The moon has lava, mountains and craters.
- MARE (plural - MARIA): Broad dark areas on the surface of the Moon.
- The Moon: phases, solar eclipses, lunar eclipses and tides.
- Moon - Enhances lunar features.
- Lunar eclipses occur when the Moon moves into the shadow of the Earth.
- As the moon moves each day, the phase of the moon changes.
- Curriculum Involved: Solar System, Moon/Earth, Lunar Missions, Geology of the Moon.
- Check out the moon phases for this month.
- Moon phases and seasons are also presented.
- Moon - phases, motion relative to fixed stars.
- Find out why the moon looks bigger when its at the horizon, from the UnMuseum.
- An explanation of the illusion that the Moon, low on the horizon, is actually bigger then when seen higher in the sky.
- Restle, F. "The Moon Illusion Explained on the Basis of Relative Size" in Science, Vol. 167, p. 1092 (Feb. 20, 1970).
- Saturn's moon Titan casts a shadow on Saturn.
- The Cassini spacecraft is heading for its first close encounter with Saturn's moon Titan.
- Titan: Saturn's largest moon.
- Triton is Neptune's largest moon (2700 km in diameter).
- A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the Earth and the sun.
- An eclipse which occurs when the Moon passes through the Earth's shadow.
- Lunar eclipse - When the moon passes into the earth-s shadow.
- A full moon occurs when the Moon is on the opposite side of the Earth from the Sun.
- The third Moon of Jupiter is Ganymede.
- Jupiter's moon, Ganymede, is the largest moon in the solar system.
- The moon orbits the Earth once every 27.33 days.
- The pull of the moon's gravity causes the tides.
- The moon's gravitational force is only 17% of the Earth's gravity.
- A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon is directly between the Earth and the Sun.
- If the Earth's diameter is 13,000 km, then the distance to the Moon is about 390,000 km.
- Pluto has one moon named Charon.
- The Apollo spacecraft took about 3 days to get to the Moon.
- July 2004 has two full moons, which means one of them is a Blue Moon.
- A more detailed explanation of a blue moon which gives more than the folklore explanation is also available.
- PEERING THROUGH THE VEIL: An image of Saturn's moon Titan reveals dark and light features.
- Moon-s rotation is synchronous with its revolution.
- The Moon revolves around the Earth once every 27.3 days.
- Jupiter's moon Io has many active volcanoes.
- As the Moon revolves around the Earth, it reflects more light.
- The Earth is slowing down and the Moon is getting further away.
- The earth-sun-moon model.
- They discovered seven of them the Sun, the Moon, Mars Mercury, Venus, Jupiter and Saturn.
- Planetary Cartography and Graphics by Ralph Aeschliman Planetary maps and graphics of Mars, the Moon and Venus.
- The attempt of Aristarchus was based upon simultaneous consideration of the Sun and moon.
- Apogee- The moon's orbit around the earth is an ellipse.
- The lunar phase depends on the Moon's position in orbit around the Earth.
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