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the moon

The Moon

Ben Lache


New moon during a new moon is almost directly between the sun and earth the moon looks dark we see no reflection of light

Crecent moon the moon is waxing when the surface we see is getting bigger in a few days abit of the sunlit side of the moon shows it form a crecent

First quarter moon when the moon is a quarter of its way around earth its in its first quarter phase we see it as half lit it is some times called a half moon

Gibbous moon when the moon is waxing between a first quarter moon and a full moon it is called a gibbous moon

Full moon about two weeks have passed since the new moon now the entire face of the moon we see shines

Gibbous moon the moon is wanning when the lit surface we see is getting smaller

Last quarter moon is three quarters of its way around earth it is in its last quarter phase again you see it as half lit

Crescent moon once again you see a small sliver of the moon shining in the sky

New moon it takes the moon about one month to go though its entire set of phases people yoused to know the time of the month by looking at the moons phases


In ancient times people thought the moon was a god

People thought there was a man in the moon

In ancient times the Romans called the moon goddess Luna

The ancient Egyptians worshiped the moon as god knonsu

People did not think the moon was sacred but they still thought it has magical powers


3.5 and 4.5 billion years ago meteors pounded the moon

days and nights on the moon
Days and nights on the moon

Days and nights are two weeks days are hot nights are cold

moon rocks
Moon rocks

Big bertha is a 19.84 pound moon rock that was brought back to earth on Apollo xiv

apollo and the start
Apollo and the start

On July 20 1969 Neil Armstrong and Edwin buzz Aldrin of the Apollo 11 mission became the first men to be on the moon

In 1961 john f Kennedy wonted men on the moon

The first manned orbit of the moon was made by Apollo 18 in 1968


The moon takes about 25 hours to come back to the same place in the sky

It takes the moon 27 days and 8 hours to travel around earth


The moon affects oceans the moons pull of gravity on the oceans is strongenogh to cause tides

distance temp distance temp
Distance + tempdistance + temp

The moon is about 2,000 miles 3,220km in diameter

The moon is 238,900 miles away from earth

Distance to earth 221,250 miles

Size 2,160 miles

Temp 248f in the day and -256 in the shade

The moon is are crossest neighbor but it is still far away


A lunar eclipse can last up to 3 and 1 half hours

A solar eclipse can last up to 7 and one half minutes

An eclipse is when the moon is directly between the sun and the earth

Never directly look at a solar eclipse the sun rays can hurt your eyes

on the moon
on the moon

There is no air on the moon

Scientist found water on the moon

how the moon formed
How the moon formed

Some people believe something collided with earth that tossed out a cloud of rock and debris came together to form the moon

Some scientist think our moon formed about 4.5 billion years ago


A satellite is an object orbiting around a larger object like the moon and earth

looking at the moon
looking at the moon

The moon plays a trick on you it looks bigger than the stars but its not

The moon is like a mirror it reflects light off of the sun

We only see one side of the moon the other side was only seen by astronauts

The moon doesn't always look the same it has phases


In Asia they celebrate the butey of the moon on the eighth lunar month


Gibbons Gail the moon

Graham Ian the best book of the moon

Lewellen john moon sun and stars

Simon seymour the moon

Stott carole night sky