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 Britain.tv Wikipedia - Moon
The surface of the moon is 1/4 the size of Earth's land area, or Russia, Canada, and the United States combined.
Early speculation proposed that the Moon broke off from the Earth's crust due to centrifugal force, leaving an ocean basin (presumed to be the Pacific Ocean) behind as a scar.
The Moon – by Rosanna and Calvin Hamilton
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The Moon is in a synchronous rotation with Earth, which means that one side of the Moon (the "near side") is permanently turned towards Earth.
For escaping at the surface of the Moon from the Moon and the Earth, the escape velocity is the square root of the sum of the squares of the separate escape velocities of 2.4 and 1.5 km/s, or 2.8 km/s.
The Moon - by Rosanna and Calvin Hamilton (http://www.solarviews.com/eng/moon.htm)
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 List of artificial objects on the Moon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The following table is a partial list of artificial objects on the surface of the Moon.
Artificial objects on the Moon that are still in use are the retroreflectors for the (Lunar Laser Ranging Experiment) left there by Apollo astronauts.
Note that objects listed as being higher than 90 degrees east or west are on the far side of the moon.
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 ipedia.com: Moon Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The most generally accepted theory states that the Moon originated from the collision between the young Earth and an impactor the size of Mars (sometimes called Theia) and was formed from material ejected from Earth as a result of the collision.
Humans first landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969 as the culmination of a Cold War-inspired space race between the Soviet Union and the United States of America.
In ancient times, it was not uncommon for cultures to believe that the Moon died each night, thus descending into the underworld; other cultures believed that the Moon chased the Sun (and vice-versa).
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 The Moon Illusion
When an object of constant size is seen near the horizon at A, and then near the zenith at B, we judge that both are "on" the apparent sky bowl, and therefore the object seems to be at A' and B', with A' being farther away than B', and is therefore judged to be larger.
Objects in the visual field that are contiguous to the distant objects have the greatest effect on size judgments.
Some studies have asked subjects "which moon seems nearer", which seems an unfair question, but still one cannot deny that we have mental processes that produce at least an approximate subconscious judgment of "near and far" for things in the sky, and this is certainly relevant to the sky illusions.
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 Alien Presence on the Moon?
A rather unusual object, which is unusual indeed even for the Moon, was discovered in the upper part of the Factory area.
The object seems to be consisting of several cylindrical units and a large conjunctive unit.
Only intermediate pictures of the object were found in the archives, which unfortunately donut depict the internal structure of the object.
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 Talk:List of artificial objects on the Moon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
I agree, the personal objects taken up and left are just as much artificial objects and in a way just as interesting - for instance Charlie Duke's photograph of his family left on the ground.
It is mentioned tat various object fell to the moon after orbital decay.
The gravitational field of the Moon is not uniform.
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 Finance Choices - Personal Finance Wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Blanketed atop the Moon's crust is a highly comminuted and "impact gardened" surficial layer called regolith.
Ben Bussey and Paul Spudis, The Clementine Atlas of the Moon, Cambridge University Press, 2004, Purchase from Amazon: ISBN 0-521-81528-2.
Patrick Moore, On the Moon, Sterling Publishing Co., 2001 edition, Purchase from Amazon: ISBN 0-304-35469-4.
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 Cynical-C Blog: List of Artificial Objects on the Moon
When I read the title I thought I was going to find a different list of things: 1 Air mattress,1 Air pump, 2 Potato peelers, 5 Bug repellant candles and 3 rolls of toilet paper (used).
There`s a rumor that Armstrong left a surprise at the first moon landing site.
Only to be discovered when the someone visits the moon base in the future.
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