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Facts About The Moon You Need To Know

The Moon and The Earth | Photo credit: NASA
The Moon and The Earth | Photo credit: NASA
Some facts about the moon. The moon can be described as a round object, that moves round the earth once every 27 day and the half, and shines at night by light reflected from the sun, it appears to be smooth when looked at from the earth. However, recent research shows that the moon is not smooth as it seems.

It can be seen with naked eye in the cleared sky, when it appears.

It is a natural satellite of the earth.

It look big when looking at it but it smaller in size.

The moon shapes varies from new moon to full moon.


It does not change it’s shape.

People see it differently because of our position on earth.

The moon revolves round the earth,and completes one revolution round the earth in 28 days,this period of days is known as one lunar month.

We see a tiny part of the moon because it is yet coming from the other side of the earth.

There is high speed internet on the moon.

The moon is moving approximately 3.8cm away from our planet yearly.

50 moons could fit inside the earth.

It has very little gravity.

If there were no gravity in the moon, then it will float away there will be no moon.

Buzz Aldrin was the first man to pee in the moon.

The moon is neither round nor spherical rather it has the shape of an egg.

During the new moon day the sun, the moon, and the earth come along a straight line.

There are hills, and deep valleys, some of the parts are rocky, while some are dusty.

There is no air on the moon which simply means there is no life there.

The first man to walk on the moon in 1969 was Neil Armstrong on the Apollo 11 mission, and the last man that walk on the moon was Gene Cernan on the Apollo 17 mission,only 12 people have walked on the moon.


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