Moons and the Solar System

By: Cadence

The Moon

  • The moon orbits earth but at the same time the earth orbit the sun
  • The moon has one sixth of earth gravity and doesn't have an atmosphere
  • Earths moon reflects the sun so its visable at night

How big is the moon?

The moon is 2,000 miles across

How old is the moon?

The moon is the same age as earth and the rest of the solar system, the moon is 4.5 billion years old . that's the time are solar system was made.

How did the moon form?

we think that the moon and earth formed from many chunks of rock and icy material , possibly a big chunk hit the new earth and knocked loose a big piece witch became the moon.

What are objects in the sky?

  • Planets
  • Stars
  • Comets
  • Moon
  • Sun
  • Satellites
  • Asteroids
  • Meters