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There are many benefits: The most important is that it keeps the earth from wobbling. Because the earth is tilted at 23 1/2 degrees, it would be very unstable unless the moon helped balance its axis of rotation. The other benefits have to do with life on earth. The moon creates tides that help many animals during their breeding cycles. The moon also helps provide light at night, unless it is a new moon, and that allows animals to see so they can hunt for food and stay away from danger. The other, less obvious, reason has to do with the moon actually having been a part of the earth itself a long time ago. Early in earth's history, a large protoplanet the size of Mars crashed into it and made it bigger than it originally was. The upper layers of Earth's crust was knocked off into space and became the moon. So really, when you ask the question: how does the moon benefit the Earth?" Well, the Earth wouldn't be what it is today without the moon.
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Yes Yes. We call it the moon.
The moon is the Earth's only natural satellite.
Yes the earth has only one moon.
Our best guess is that the Moon came from the Earth. People say that, maybe, billions of years ago, there was a comet or an asteroid about the size of Mars that collided with …the Earth. It took out large chunks of rock from the Earth and it got trapped in our orbit, and the Moon formed from those pieces. But this isn't the only way how planets get their moons. Sometimes, some moons can get trapped in a planets orbit. But this would normally happen with a bigger target, like Jupiter or Saturn. They couldn't have had an asteroid that smashed into them, because Jupiter and Saturn don't have a surface; they are made out of gas. So, maybe a moon comes shooting towards our solar system and it gets trapped in a planet's orbit (whichever planet that would be). Jupiter and Saturn have collected a large amount of their moons, they have more than 50! But, believe it or not, we actually have two moons, well, sort of. About 20 years ago, there was a group of astronomers that spotted an object about 3km wide, and they called it 'Cruithne'. Then, 10 years later, they saw the same object again, and noticed it was actually sharing our orbit round the Sun; and it was actually orbiting the Earth. You'll probably know that our Moon takes 1 month to do a complete lap around Earth. But Cruithne takes 770 years to lap around us, and eventually it will escape it's orbit around Earth and fling away into Space forever.
no body has ever lived on the moon.its a barren, small wasteland with no atmosphere. it has only one sixth of the earths gravity which means we can jump really far and high an…d lift weights which is six times heavier.other than that you can do anything that you do normally on earth so basically its no fun at all
it keeps the earth from being LIGHT all the time
theory is that it formed as it's own planet then the earth captured it.
The moon isn't on this earth in revolves it ;)
There is talk of Hydrogen3 triple bonded hydrogen which makes up our ozone. This is a potential energy source.
the average distance is 238,857 miles
God placed it there. - religious theory A planet, about the size of Mars, crashed into Earth when it was a molten ball. It mostly merged with earth, but some of it was thrown …into space, it hardened and became the Moon. That si why the Moon has some materials found on Earth, and some not. - most commonly accepted scientific theory
How FAR is the moon from the Earth? About a quarter of a million miles away. ~250,000 miles.