Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

The distance between the Moon and the Earth

No description

ines lilo

on 30 November 2015

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of The distance between the Moon and the Earth

The Moon is Earth’s
natural satellite

I. Introduction
Name and etymology
Physical characteristics
II. Different methods of calculation
III. Our experience
Name and etymology
Moon in English
1380 (Old English)
Physical characteristics
The distance between the Moon and the Earth
The eclipses method : Aristarchus of Samos
( 300-230 BC J.C. )
The method of parallax
The method of echo laser
The method of Kepler
The eclipses method
II. Different methods of calculation
: 4.5 billion years ago.
with Earth.
Principal modern adjective
: Lunar (Latin Luna)
Another adjective
: Selenic (Ancient Greek

III. Our experience

Inès Aras
Pauline Catel
Charlotte Landes
Pauline Pietrobonni
Temperature :Minimum --> 40K (-233°C)
Maximum --> 396K (123°C)
Surface pressure : 10^(-10) Pa
The method of echo laser
The first method ->performing by observing the eclipse ( 300 -230 BC JC).
The Earth Moon distance is
110 lunar diameters or 384 400 km.
The method of parallax
Lalande and La Caille in 1751.
Measure the angle at which the Moon is seen in relation to the zenith at 2 distant positions on Earth .
Lalande was in Berlin.
La Caille was in South Africa.
The method of the eclipse : Aristarque of Samos (300-230 BC- JC)
Total time for the Moon to orbit the Earth : 29,5 day
: Distance to the Moon
: Time for the Moon to cross the Earth's shadow
: Radius of the Earth
: Speed of the Moon
Evolution over the year
More technology
Is the distance Moon-Earth evolving?
Questions ?

Questions ?

Does the speed of estrangement of the Moon increase ?
Questions ?

Does the Moon affect the Earth ?
Is the Earth-Moon distance accurate ?
Questions ?

The method of Kepler
: Distance Moon-Earth
: Rotation period of the Moon around the Earth
: Radius of the Earth
: Gravity at the surface of the earth
Full transcript