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The moon. In Latin the moon is called Luna. The moon is the reason that we see in the night, it is the light that provides for us to see in the night. But where does it come from? How come it only comes out in the night? These are some of the questions people ask themselves about the moon. In this I-Search, there are some things about the moon, which you have not heard before. Enjoy, and I hope you learned some things about the moon.
What are the types of moon all over the planets? Most of these moons are named in Greek. Well Mercury and Venus have no moons. As you know we have only one moon for our own planet. The first man to land in our moon was Neil Armstrong. Mars has two moons, the name of those moon are Phobos and Deimos. Both considered being captured asteroids. Jupiters moons are called Galilean Moons. The names of those moons are Europa, Callisto, Lo and Ganymede. The name Galilean was named after Galileo, the man who used a telescope to observed space, and he is the first to discover Jupiters Moons so they name those moons after him. Saturn has four moons; their names are Enceladus, Tethys, Dione, and Mimas. Titan is the biggest moon in the universe; this is one of Saturns moons. Uranus has five moons. The names of those moons are Miranda, Ariel, Umbriel, Titania, and Oberon. One of Neptunes moons is named Triton. Pluto has three moons, named Charon, Nix, and Hydra. Eris, the dwarf planet, has one moon. Its name is Dysnomia. Those are the types of moon.
Unknown Author, “Natural Satellite”. www.wikipedia.com,
How was the moon formed? This is a question that I have been wondering, for a while. According to my information, the moon was not supposed to be formed. As the solar system was still forming, there were asteroids. An asteroid hit earth while it was still forming. As the asteroid hit earth, a piece of planet went apart from the earth. Then as that piece of the planet was apart, that piece formed and turned into the moon. So in a way the moon is part of the earth.
Unknown Author, “How the Moon Formed”. www.ask.com,
Is there any sign of life in the moon? No there is no sign