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    Moon

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    Earth’s Moon The Earth’s Moon is the most important moon in the solar system in regards to Earth and all of the living things within it. It is also the only Moon that Earth has‚ whereas other planets‚ like Mars‚ have multiple Moons. The Moon is the only other Moon that humans have set foot on‚ which helped us to understand the formation‚ internal structure‚ and history of it. The “moon’s face” is the second brightest thing in the solar system after the Sun‚ and has a dark surface in actuality

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    The Moon

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    The moon The moon is the only natural satellite of Earth. The moon orbits the Earth from 384‚400 km and has an average speed of 3700 km per hour. It has a diameter of 3476 km‚ which is about ¼ that of the Earth and has a mass of 7.35e22 kg. The moon is the second brightest object in the sky after the sun. The gravitational forces between the Earth and the moon cause some interesting effects; tides are the most obvious. The moon has no atmosphere‚ but there is evidence by the United States

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    Prases of Moon

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    The new moon occurs when the moon is positioned between the earth and sun. The three objects are in approximate alignment (why "approximate" is explained below). The entire illuminated portion of the moon is on the back side of the moon‚ the half that we cannot see. At a full moon‚ the earth‚ moon‚ and sun are in approximate alignment‚ just as the new moon‚ but the moon is on the opposite side of the earth‚ so the entire sunlit part of the moon is facing us. The shadowed portion is entirely hidden

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    Moon Hoax

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    The Great “Moon Hoax” Technical Communication The Great “Moon Hoax” Conspiracy theories based on the United States landing on the moon claim that the elements of the Apollo program and the associated Moon landing was a hoax staged by NASA and participating members of other organizations. Such conspiracy claims have been made by various groups and individuals since the mid 1970s. The most notable claim is that the twelve Apollo astronauts did not walk on the Moon. Conspiracists

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    Moon Observations

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    Moon Project Jessica Davidson Astronomy 7 Observation Time: 8:50 p.m. Obervation 1 A) Date & Location: September 24‚ 2012. Mt.SAC Campus B) North determined by IPhone App C) Altitude: 37 degrees D) Azimuth: 143 degrees E) F) Waxing Gibbous

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    Moon Rocks

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    One of the most interesting theories that cannot be observed is the Moon’s magnetic field‚ and why there is not one anymore. Moon rocks Colwell 7 brought back from the Apollo age astronauts shows that at some point the moon did have a magnetic field as strong as the Earth’s at some point. From analyzing the way the rock formed‚ the scientists can determine how long the Moon had a magnetic field. From their research they have discovered that a magnetic field persisted for much longer than it should

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    The Moon and Sun

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    way of green plants. Directly or indirectly‚ it provides us with energy to light and heat our homes and power our machines. For centuries‚ people dreamed of visiting the Moon. These dreams became a reality in the second half of the 20th century. First‚ the United States and the Soviet Union sent unmanned spacecraft to the Moon‚ to photograph its surface and help determine the best sites for landings. Meanwhile‚ manned spacecraft were being launched into orbits around the Earth‚ to give people a

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    Moon Phases

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    The Moon goes through a cycle as it orbits the Earth. From Earth‚ we can see the Moon’s phases even though the Moon doesn’t change. The Moon phases are the different stages of the Moon as it orbits Earth. This cycle is known as the Phases of the Moon. As the Moon circles Earth‚ the amount of light we see changes. These changes in light that we see are known as phases. As the Moon orbits around the Earth‚ the changing of light is known as waxing and waning. The phases have to do with the relativity

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    Phases of Moon

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    ________________________________________ New Moon - When the Moon is roughly in the same direction as the Sun‚ its illuminated half is facing away from the Earth‚ and therefore the part that faces us is all dark: we have the new moon. When in this phase‚ the Moon and the Sun rise and set at about the same time. ________________________________________ Waxing Crescent Moon - As the Moon moves around the Earth‚ we get to see more and more of the illuminated half‚ and we say the Moon is waxing. At first we get a

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    Moon Walk

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    Ever wonder what the view was like from space? Buzz Aldrin as seen in the photo walking on the moon’s surface had the best seats in town. In 1969‚ Neil Armstrong became the first man on the moon during the infamous Space Race. This accomplishment gave everyone around the world new hope of future space exploration. This image‚ along with many others taken that day‚ touched the lives of everyone. Immediately what draws attention to this photo is the image of the astronaut on the moon’s surface. The

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    Earth with No Moon

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    Earth with No Moon A world with no moon would be much different without the Moon. Without the moon‚ Earth would be greatly different. The length of the day would be different‚ the origins of life on Earth would be slowed‚ and the biological evolution of life on Earth would vary greatly. But there would still be life on Earth‚ and many things on Earth would remain the same. Lunar tides are perhaps the most obvious effect of the Moon on Earth. The Earth without the moon would have a day that

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    The Rising of the Moon

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    Lady Gregory’s‚ The Rising of the Moon The Rising of the Moon was a very interesting play. The setting takes place on a dock at night. There is very little lighting on the dock and the only object on the dock is a barrel. We start with three policeman‚ a Sargent and two regular officers. The two regular officers are posting fliers of an escaped prisoner. There is a reward mentioned on the fliers which is substantial and the officers talk about this and the possibility of a promotion for the one

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    Moon Landing

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    surface of the moon. It was the first time in the history of mankind that we would step on the surface of another celestial body. John F. Kennedy dared us to dream‚ he inspired the nation to reach for the moon‚ to set ourselves apart from the rest of the world. The Space Race was symbolic of many things. Our future as the technically dominate nation was secured in place; just as secure as Old Glory would be‚ when she was driven down into the soil of the moon. We not only reached the moon‚ we conquered

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    Alabama Moon

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    Alabama Moon Notes Main Character: Moon Blake Supporting Characters: Kit Slip‚ Hal Mitchell‚ Constable Sanders‚ Mr. Wellington‚ Mr. Mitchell‚ Mr. Abroscotto‚ Pap(Oliver Blake) Plot: Moon Blake grows up in the forest with his father because of his father ’s hatred for the government. But‚ when his father passes away suddenly‚ Moon is quickly thrown into a world he knows nothing about. On his way to Alaska‚ he is taken as a ward of the state and put into Pinson‚ a boys ’ home. He escapes with

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    Phases of the Moon

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    Sunlight is shown coming in from the right. The earth‚ of course‚ is at the center of the diagram. The moon is shown at 8 key stages during its revolution around the earth. The moon phase name is shown alongside the image. The dotted line from the earth to the moon represents your line of sight when looking at the moon. The large moon image shows what you would see at that point in the cycle. For the waning gibbous‚ third quarter‚ and waning crescent phases you have to mentally turn yourself upside

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    Life on Moon

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    Strange as it may seem‚ the existence of life on the moon is common knowledge since the 19 century. On August 1835 the news were in the American newspapers and created a real sense. For at least 15 days the people of New York were reading the sensational revelations made by the New York Sun. The newspaper presented in series the results of incredible observations. New York Sun was a small New York newspaper with a circulation of 4.000 daily. On August 25 and in the 2nd page of the newspaper there

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    Exploration of Moon

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    History Explained: Advantages of moon exploration The benefits evident in exploring space. Details the advantage of the moon trip as a "stepping stone" to mars and beyond. Information on the technological advances. Sponsored Links In the days before Apollo 11‚ the moon was a goal‚ a target to be accomplished to win the space race. This is how the moon has always been treated‚ as a finish line‚ not a starting point. After the Apollo missions‚ no one has returned‚ we have turned our eyes instead

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    A Message To The Moon

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    A Message to the Moon Millicent L. Pettit wrote the poem “A Message to the Moon” very visually‚ meaning that the reader isn’t left with much to image/create in their brains. Many poetic devices have been used thought this poem to create feelings and depth‚ including symbolism and personification and alliteration. Personification has been used to create the bond between the poet and the moon. The sentence “You’re not as dead as you look‚ they’re after you” is an example of personification as it is

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    Moon Hoax

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    Moon Hoax: or did We Jump Over the Moon On July 20‚ 1969‚ Neil Armstrong will take the first steps on the moon. The motivation for this great achievement derived from the speech President Kennedy gave urging America to make it to the moon before the end of the decade. There was only one organization within the government capable of doing such a task‚ that was NASA. Once NASA got the funding they would immediately start planning the mission to get to the moon. This wasn’t as easy as it sounded.

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    The Whole of the Moon

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    Extended Text: Author: Duncan Stuart Book: The Whole Of The Moon Introduction: Kirk finds out he has cancer and this has drastic effects on his life. The Whole Of The Moon by Duncan Stuart shows that at start of the novel he is really negative but eventually pulls through and deals with it. In these next few paragraph’s it will explain how he becomes positive from negative. Paragraph 1: At the beginning of the novel Kirk finds out he has cancer and finds it hard to do simple everyday

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