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The Moon

Diameter: 3476km (2160 miles)
Average distance from Earth: 384,400 km (238,828 miles)
The moon rotates at exactly the same rate as it moves around the Earth: 29.5 Earth far. So the same face is always facing the Earth.
The volume of the moon is the same as the volume of the Pacific ocean.
Easter is the first sunday after the first saturday after the first full moon after the vernal (spring) equinox.
There have been just 12 men to walk on the lunar surface, they are:
Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. (Buzz) Aldrin Jr. (Apollo 11, Michael Collins stayed behind in the orbiter). Charles Conrad Jr and Alan L. Bean. (Apollo 12, Richard F Gordon remained on the orbiter).Alan B. Shepard and Edgar D. Mitchell (Apollo 14, Stuart A Roosa remained on the orbiter).David R. Scott and James B. Irwin (Apollo 15, Alfred M. Worden remained on the orbiter). James W. Young and Charles M. Duke Jr. ( Apollo 16, Thomas K. Mattingly remained on the orbiter). Eugene A Cernan and Harrison H. Schmitt (Apollo 17, Ronald E. Evans remained on the orbiter).
The first full moon in each month is given a name.
The first full moon of january is known as "Wolf Moon", february is "Ice Moon" or, "Snow Moon", the full moon of march is known as "Storm Moon" or, "Worm Moon", april, "Growing Moon" or, "Pink Moon", may, "Hare Moon", or "Flower Moon", june, "Mead Moon" or, "Strawberry Moon",The first full moon of july is, "Hay Moon" or, "Buck Moon", august is, "Corn Moon" or, "Sturgeon Moon", september is famously known as "Harvest Moon", october's is "Blood Moon" or, "Hunter's Moon", november is, "Snow Moon" or, "Beaver Moon" and december's full moon is known as, "Cold Moon".
There are thirty named maria or "seas" on the near side of the moon.below are their latin names and english translation in brackets:

Sinus Æstuum (The Bay of Heats)
Mare Australe (The Southern Sea)
Mare Cognitum (The Known Sea)
Mare Crisium (The Sea of Crises)
Palus Epidemiarum (The Marsh of Epidemics)
Mare Foecunditatis...


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