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Our Moon and Its Mysteries
Transcript of Our Moon and Its Mysteries
Fine dust that has settled after thousands of explosions
Marias- seas; where lava recently has seeped to the surface after a meteorite crash
Two main rocks on the moon, basalt and anorthasite Popular Theory of
Creation A mars-sized object struck the earth
Molten earth spewed from the impact
The molten earth condensed while spinning in the gravitational pull of the earth into a spherical shaped celestial body
The celestial body turned out to be the moon Controversy on the Moon Tides You couldn’t go surfing, fishing, sailing, cruising, or boating
The moon weighs 81,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons, but the sun weighs 27,000,000 times as much (81,000,000,000,000,000,000x27,000,000)
Sun is 390 times further away to the earth than the moon The US planned to blow up the moon
Water may exist on the moon
The moon may be partly covered in glass
The moon may have a magnetic field
The moon may have a whole new radioactive element on it -243 Fahrenheit at night
212 Fahrenheit on the sunny side
From Earth, the moon takes about 29
days for a full rotation around the Earth
From space, it takes only 27 days The Moon holds many mysteries that only time will explain, if it even chooses to explain at all. The Moon is truly a wonderful and surprisingly interesting topic, and all you have to do is open your mind...