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The Moon. Ben L ache. Phases. New moon during a new moon is almost directly between the sun and earth the moon looks dark we see no reflection of light

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    1. The Moon Ben Lache

    2. Phases 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

    3. Legends 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

    4. meteors 3.5 and 4.5 billion years ago meteors pounded the moon

    5. Days and nights on the moon Days and nights are two weeks days are hot nights are cold

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

    7. 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

    8. Orbit 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

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

    10. 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

    11. Eclipses 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

    12. on the moon There is no air on the moon Scientist found water on the moon

    13. 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

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

    15. 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

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

    17. Sourceses 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