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Moon

The Moon Illusion: An Unsolved Mystery

The Moon Illusion: An Unsolved Mystery
Why does the full moon look bigger when it's near the horizon than when it's directly overhead? Great minds have tried to resolve this question.

How Was the Moon Formed? A Look at the Theories

How Was the Moon Formed? A Look at the Theories
Do scientists really know how the Moon was formed? The most widely accepted theory is the "giant impact" theory. Fraser Cain reviews prior theories and the current state.
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NASA Lunar Explorer LADEE On Its Way to the Moon

NASA Lunar Explorer LADEE On Its Way to the Moon
NASA's robotic explorer, LADEE, rocketed into space late Friday on its way to the moon. The six-month mission will study the moon's atmosphere and end with a death plunge.

We Choose the Moon: Relive the Apollo 11 Mission

We Choose the Moon: Relive the Apollo 11 Mission
This incredible, interactive website recreates every stage of the historic July 16, 1969 Apollo 11 Mission during which Neil Armstrong first walking on the Moon.

The Moon’s Phases Explained Deliciously with Oreos

The Moon’s Phases Explained Deliciously with Oreos
"Tasty and educational." That's how we describe Oreo cookies, and this infographic proves us right by teaching us the phases of the moon with Oreo goodness.

How Many Moons Does Earth Have?

How Many Moons Does Earth Have?
The Earth only has one moon: The Moon. But we may have had more than one moon in the past and it's possible we could again have multiple moons in the future.

What If a Planet Orbited the Earth?

What If a Planet Orbited the Earth?
"That is no moon." What would Earth's night sky look like if one of the other planets in our solar system was orbiting at the same distance as the moon?

It’s Coming: The Supermoon June 22 – 23, 2013

It’s Coming: The Supermoon June 22 – 23, 2013
Here's the information you'll need to know about this week's "Supermoon." Let's hope for a clear night so we can see the moon as it passes by near its perigee.

How to Photograph the Moon with Your iPhone

How to Photograph the Moon with Your iPhone
Photographer Jared Earle explains the equipment and setup needed to take photographs of the moon and other objects with a telescope and an iPhone.

Moon Explosion So Bright It Could Be Seen on Earth

Moon Explosion So Bright It Could Be Seen on Earth
If you had been looking at the Moon on March 17, you might have seen the explosion from a meteoroid impact without use of a telescope.

2013 Lunar Calendar

2013 Lunar Calendar
If you are the type to track the phases of the moon, this 2013 lunar calendar may be just the thing you need!
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