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Why the moon is seen red during total lunar eclipse?

A simple explanation, accompanied by a clear diagram, of why the eclipsed moon appears red.

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The First Men on the Moon: Apollo 11

Relive the first moon landing from NASA's point of view including images and recordings of what people were saying.

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Why do we always see the same side of the moon?

It's all to do with the force of gravity between the Earth and the Moon.

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How big is the moon really?

A short video looking at the size of the moon relative to us.

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Why is the moon moving away from the earth?

An interesting piece explaining how the moon's motion, tides and the earth's rotation are linked.

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Eclipse Of The Moon

This simple animation show what happens during a lunar eclipse as the moon passes through the shadow of the Earth.

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Why are there square craters forming on the Moon?

Existing faults affect how craters appear on the moon

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Could An Asteroid Impact Knock The Moon Into Earth?

A brief examination whether it would be possible to knock the Moon out of its orbit.

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Earth and Moon viewer

An interactive site where images of the Earth or the Moon can be viewed from positions in space. An extremely useful tool to see day/night divisions on Earth.

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When the Moon Becomes Earth's Nemesis

The moon affect the Earth in many ways including the tides but also pulling on land. Where on the Earth this happens is also not as straightforward as you might think.

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