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Lunar eclipses occur when the Moon passes through the shadow cone of Earth
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This animation demonstrates how the Earth and the Moon were formed.
The animation shows the two-seater Lunar Rover used in the Apollo 15 mission
The diameter of our galaxy is about 100,000 light years; it contains more than 100 billion stars, one of which is our Sun.
Neil Armstrong, one of the crew members of Apollo 11 was the first man to set foot on the Moon.
In 1946 a Hungarian scientist was the first person to detect radar echoes from the Moon.
During its orbit around the Earth, the visibility of the Moon's illuminated part constantly changes.
When the Sun, Earth, and the Moon are arranged in a straight line, the Moon can partially or completely obscure the Sun.
The formation of the Sun and the planets started with the contraction of a dust cloud about 4.5 billion years ago.
The Moon is the Earth's only natural satellite
The rise and drop of sea levels caused by the gravitational force of the Moon.