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  1. 1. THE MOON
  2. 2. FACTS ABOUT THE MOON <ul><li>The moon is the second  brightest  object in the sky after the sun. </li></ul><ul><li>It is 4.5 billion years old. </li></ul><ul><li>Most rocks on the surface of the Moon seem to be between 4.6 and 3 billion years old. </li></ul><ul><li>The surface of the Moon has about the same area as the continent of Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>The Moon has no atomosphere, water discovered on the moon in November 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>There is no wind or weather in the moon. </li></ul>
  3. 3. THE MOON ORBITS THE EARTH <ul><li>The moon travels around the Earth in a circle called an orbit. It orbits around the Earth once per month. </li></ul><ul><li>The Moon takes about 27 days to go all the way around the Earth and return to its starting position. </li></ul><ul><li>The Moon is about 250,000 miles (384,400 kilometres) from Earth. </li></ul><ul><li>-Travelling by car: 130 days </li></ul><ul><li>-Travelling by rocket: 13 hours </li></ul><ul><li>- Travelling by light speed: 1.52 sec. </li></ul><ul><li>The moon causes many of the tides in the Earth's oceans. This is because of the gravity force between the Earth and Moon. </li></ul>
  4. 4. REFERENCES <ul><li>http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/time/moon/facts.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http:// nineplanets.org/luna.html </li></ul>

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