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How does the moon benefit the earth?
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, Earth has one moon, called the Moon.
It shines on plants, helps them to grow, and then the plants produse oxygen from humans to breathe.
The moon has several effects on the earth, e.g. tides, nighttime illumination, cultural impact (mythology, religion, etc.), and the moon also effects the earth's solar orbit a…nd rotational speed.
it prtectects it from theharmful rays of sun Hope i helped :)
If there is no moon orbiting the earth, then there would be no low/high tides and the tip of the earth on it's axis would be "out-of-whack." The earth might spin out of orbit,… resulting in a catastrophy. Everything on the earth would die if the orbit of the earth had something wrong with it.
-- The earth and moon both orbit their "common center of mass" ... the point between them where the pivot of the see-saw would have to be in order for them to balance each… other. -- Since the earth's mass is about 80 times as much as the moon's mass, that point has to be 80 times farther from the center of the moon than it is from the center of the earth. -- The result is that their "common center of mass" is actually inside the earth. So if you're watching the pair from the outside and you're not measuring too closely, you'd swear that the moon is going around the earth, and you wouldn't notice that the earth is also slightly wiggling. -- By the way ... People often ask "Does the moon orbit the sun or the earth ?" That "common center of mass" of the earth-moon pair is actually the thing that's in orbit around the sun, while the earth and moon are both circling around it.
I dont think so; Earth would appear to be bigger from moon compared to what Moon appears to be from Earth The earth's diameter is 3.67 times the moon's diameter. As seen fr…om the moon, the earth appears 3.67 times as large in the sky as the moon appears from earth.
The Sun. The analogy is that the Moon orbits the Earth, and the Earth orbits the Sun.
The mass of the earth is over 80 times the mass of the moon. A massive object will tend to capture less massive objects in its gravitational field. ____________ But consider t…his: if the moon happened to be the same general size and mass as earth, which would orbit which? You would observe them each orbiting around an invisible spot half way between them, their 'system' center of gravity otherwise called the 'barycenter'. They would effectively be orbiting around each other. As the moon becomes less massive, what determines the 'cut-off' between orbiting around each other and the smaller orbiting the larger? In fact it is still true that earth and moon are each orbiting their barycenter. Interestingly, the barycenter in this case is within the body of the earth, because the earth is so much more massive than the earth.
The answer is the Sun because the moon orbits the earth in the same manner as the earth orbits the Sun.
The other part of an orbit is that the Moon is flying away from earth at the same time they pull together. This is what keeps the moon in orbit, as opposed to the crashing or …the complete loss of the moon. Or , a balance between the pull of the earth's gravity , and centrifugal force , in which spinning objects send other objects out from the center.
The distance to the moon is about 30 earth diameters, or about 9.6 earth circumferences.
The moon is much more smaller than the Earth.
In The Sun
All life on earth is dependent on the sun. It either provides the energy for plants to grow, and animals that eat plants get their energy from the plants. animals that eat… animals eat animals that ate plants. No sun, no plants. No plants, no oxygen to breathe, no food to eat.
No, all the planets in our solar system have a moon or moons EXCEPT Mercury and Venus. Further, Earth is the only planet with one moon - The Moon. Mars has two tiny moons; J…upiter has 63+ moons etc.
238,857 miles (that's a lot of gas money!) If you're measuring the center-to-center distance from the Earth to the Moon, the distance would be about 384,403 kilometers/238,85…7 miles. "The average distance between Earth and Moon is approximately 30 times Earth's diameter. If you could fly to the Moon at a constant speed of 1000 kilometers per hour, which is the speed of a fast passenger jet, it would take sixteen days to get there. Apollo astronauts reached the Moon in less than four days even though they coasted "uphill" almost the entire distance. They got a fast start." Earth and Moon to Scale 1 pixel = 600 kilometers
Every single atom in your body originated from a star that exploded billions of years ago. This is a hard concept to grasp, but think of it this way: In the begining of time t…here was nothing in the universe but Hydrogen and Helium (with just a small bit of other elements.) As gravity began to take ahold of clumped up masses of Hydrogen stars began to form. The first stars where super massive, most only lasting a few hundred million years. These first stars where the seeds of everything we now see and are aware of in the universe. The carbon, nitrogen, iron etc. in your body was all created from the first stars to light up the universe. As Carl Sagan said "We are star Stuff" All life in the universe would not be possible without stars.