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# How many moons does Earth have?

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The Earth only has one moon, or natural satellite. It is usually called "the Moon" or by its Latin name Luna (from which the adjective lunar is derived).

Other objects identified as "moons" are actually co-orbiting asteroids or quasi-satellites, which follow orbital paths around the Sun, not the Earth. These include the asteroid 3753 Cruitne and 5 other small bodies:
(54509) 2000 PH5,
(85770) 1998 UP1
2002 AA29
2003 YN107
2004GU9

Other speculative moons were reported by astronomers in the 19th century:

Lilith, one of the Waltemath's moons which were suggested in 1898 by Georg Waltemath of Hamburg. Supposedly these small moons were difficult to observe because they were "dark" and could rarely be seen. One other astronomer claimed to have seen one in 1918, and named it Lilith. But they were likely optical illusions.
Petit's moon was a fallacious report in 1846 by Frederic Petit of Toulouse. The data from his observations indicated that the perigee of the moon would have only been about 11.7 kilometers (37,000 feet) above Earth - about where airliners fly.
Earth has only one moon.
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# How many moons are in the earth?

There is no moon IN the Earth. There is one moon ORBITING AROUND Earth.

one, the moon

# How many moons does earth have now in 2010?

Maybe 4 moons. 1 of them is 5 km away from earth. The normal moons of earth is soon going to be gone away from earth. It goes 3.8 cm away from earth each year. Soon our neares

# How many km from earth to moon?

The distance between the Moon and Earth varies from around 356,400km to 406,700 km.

# How many km from moon to earth?

The average distance is 384,399 km

# How many moons does earth have and what are their name?

The earth has one single moon, and its name is "Luna", but most people refer to it simply as "the moon". Notice that if there were more than one, it wouldn't be possible

# How many moon and rings does earth have?

Earth has a single moon, and no rings.

# How many moons does Earth have and what is the frequency of rotation?

Earth has one moon. Its periods of axial rotation and orbital revolution are equal, so that the same side always faces earth. The period is 27.32 days. The corresponding

# How many nickels from earth to the moon?

Assuming US and not Canadian nickels (0.01 difference) Taking the average distance from the Earth to the Moon, you could reach the Moon from Earth with 18,123,479,491 nicke

1 moon :)

# How many moons did the earth have?

As far as anybody knows, the earth has always had one moon. If it ever had any more than that, it happened so long ago that it's been forgotten. --------------------------

# How many earths is the moon away from the earth?

The distance to the moon is about 30 earth diameters, or about 9.6 earth circumferences.

Just the one.

# How many moons does earth have and which is the largest?

One and the moon is the largest

# How many moon has the earth got?

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# How many lightyears is the moon from the earth?

The moon is about 0.0000000406 light years away from earth. Clearly, the moon is MUCH too close (238,000 or 239,000 miles or so) for the distance to be rendered meaningfull