September 8, I mount the camera, pressed the shutter and there she is, our moon, beautiful and photogenic, wearing her best craters for me
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Uh Oh There was a problem with your submission. Please try again later.Moon: Moon, any natural satellite orbiting another body. In the solar system there are moons orbiting the planets.
Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune have 1, 2, 67, 62, 27, and 14 moons, respectively. Other bodies in the solar system, such as dwarf planets and asteroids, also have moons. The Moon, our own natural satellite The Moon is Earth’s only natural satellite.
Our planet’s trusty companion is an airless, silent world without any signs of life. The Moon is an astronomical body that orbits planet Earth and is Earth's only permanent natural satellite. It is the fifth-largest natural satellite in the Solar System, and the largest among planetary satellites relative to the size of the planet that it orbits (its primary).Surface gravity: m/s² ( g).
Moon: Moon, any natural satellite orbiting another body.
In the solar system there are moons orbiting the planets. Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune have 1, 2, 67, 62, 27, and 14 moons, respectively.
Other bodies in the solar system, such . Moon The Moon is the only natural satellite of Earth: orbit: , km from Earth diameter: km mass: e22 kg Called Luna by the Romans, Selene and Artemis by the Greeks, and many other names in other mythologies. The moon is the easiest celestial object to find in the night sky — when it's there.
Earth's only natural satellite hovers above us bright and round until it seemingly disappears for a few nights.