- moon. // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary;2009, p229
Several definitions of the term "moon" are presented. (1) A natural satellite of Earth, visible by reflection of sunlight and traveling around Earth in a slightly elliptical orbit at an average distance of about 237,000 miles. (2) A natural satellite revolving around a planet: the moons of...
- MOON POSES NEW ENIGMA. // Current Science;3/18/2005, Vol. 90 Issue 13, p13
Presents information on a prominent ridge circling the moon at its equator.
- The motion of a synchronous satellite in a system similar to the earth-moon system. Zlenko, A. A. // Cosmic Research;Jan2006, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p69
The stationary motions of a synchronous axisymmetric satellite are studied in the field of attraction by the Earth and a third body whose parameters are close to those of the Moon. Equations of motion are written in canonical variables that take into account the resonance character of the...
- Loony Moons. Tik, Luna // Ask;Feb2009, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p24
The author shares his imagination about the moon.
- ONCE IN A BLUE MOON. // Harrowsmith Country Life (11908416);Jun2007, Vol. 30 Issue 194, p18
The article describes a blue moon. A blue moon is defined as the common full moon in a single month. It is noted that the common use of the term blue moon is actually a misnomer. Traditionally, the term referred to the third full moon in a season of four. On average, there are 41 blue moons in a...
- HOW BIG IS THE SKY? // Mercury;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p11
Presents techniques for estimating the size of objects or two objects' angular separation in the sky. Definition of terms used in estimation; Distance between the Moon and Sun.
- Great Images. // Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada;Jun2014, Vol. 108 Issue 3, p141
An image of the Straight Wall or Rupes Recta in the Southeast corner of Mare Nubium of the Moon, which was captured by Steve Mastellott of the Windsor Centre is presented.
- ASK DR. CY BORG. Gehl, Laura // Odyssey;Oct2014, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p46
A question and answer on chance of living on moon in few years is presented.
- A MONTH OF MOONS. // Old Farmers Almanac for Kids;2007, Vol. 2, p29
The article provides facts about the Moon. The phases of the Moon reflect how it is illuminated when the Sun, Earth and Moon are in different positions. When the Moon is between Earth and the Sun, the Sun's light shines on the side of the Moon that faces away from Earth. The Moon is almost...