Home Science Astronomy. James D. Technical Editor Moon Planetary Report. See Article History. Britannica Moon. Properties of the Moon and the Earth-Moon system Moon Earth approximate ratio Moon to Earth mean distance from Earth orbital radiuskm — — period of orbit around Earth sidereal period of revolution Instead, they are craters that Moon seeped into billions of years ago, Moon.
We even know that there is quite a bit of frozen water tucked away in craters near the Moon's poles. There are still many questions left to answer about the Moon. And the most exciting days of lunar activity may still lie ahead as NASA sends humans on the next missions to the Moon and eventually on to Mars!
All About the Moon. Quick Facts:. Earth has just one moon — a rocky, cratered place, Moon, roughly a quarter the size of Earth and an average ofmiles away. The Moon can be seen with the naked eye most nights as it traces its day orbit around our planet.
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