- The moon is smaller then earth
- 4 moons= 1 earth
- tides are caused by the moon
- the moon orbits earth
Tides + Size + Light
The tides happen because of gravity. Gravity is when a larger thing pulls on a smaller thing. The is 1,079 miles long (1,737 km) The moon does not have any light of its own. The suns light reflects on to the moon. So we have moon phases because the sun and the moon itself.