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The number of craters on the moon are too many to count. Approximately 300,000 craters with diameters of 1 km or more are visible from ground based telescopes. High-definition photographs from lunar probes reveal millions of craters. Extreme closeups show countless microscopic craters.

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How many eruptions did Craters of the Moon have?

Craters on the moon are not volcanic, they are impact craters.

How many craters are in the moon?

There are 375 craters in the moon.....

List of craters on the moon?

The moon has many, many craters on it. Some of the larger craters are Tycho, Werner, Whipple, Theophilus, and Campbell.

What caused the moon to have many craters?

Meteorites. They hit the moon frequently, causing many craters.

Who used a telescope to discover craters on the moon?

Many of the larger craters on the moon can be seen from earth without a telescope, so nobody discovered craters on the moon with a telescope.

Is there a way to figure out how many craters are on the moon?

isw there a way to figure how may craters are on the moon

Does the moon has craters?

The moon has plenty of craters, many of which can be seen from Earth, with a good telescope or binoculars. The craters are there, because the moon has no atmosphere for the objects to burn up in, so all of them hit the moon.

Why does Mars not have as many craters as the Moon?

Mars, unlike the Moon, has an atmosphere and strong winds which erode craters.

What caused many craters in the moon?

Since the Moon is cold and has no volcanoes, virtually all the craters there are the results of impacts.

Use the word crater in a sentence?

there are many craters on the moon.also craters are holes in the moon from people who walked on the moon

Why are there shadow on the moon?

Shadows are created by an object blocking the sun's rays. On the moon, there are many craters. These craters are what cause the shadows to appear on the moon.

Which body has many craters in space?

The moon is known for having many craters. Some of the craters have been given names by various astronomers and scientists, based on explorations of the moon done by NASA

Does the moon have a viable atmosphere?

No...the moon has no atmosphere. This is why the moon has many craters.

How many moon craters are on the moon?

There are millions of craters on the moon, the number has never been totalled up. Part of the problem is that only the larger craters (more than a few hundred meters are easily seen and counted, and the far side of the moon (which is not easily seen) is lakely to have as many craters as the more familiar near side.

What caused the moon's craters?

The craters on the Moon are considered to be impact craters, caused by meteoroids striking the Moon.

How many craters are there on the moon?


Why does the moon have such few craters today?

Look more closely; the Moon is COVERED with craters. Big craters, little craters, little craters in big craters, chains of craters.... LOTS of them. We can even sometimes see meteors striking the Moon.

What does Mercury have in common with your moon?

Mercury has many craters like the moon

What is moon craters?

The moon's craters are impact craters, formed by collisions of interplanetary debris (asteroids, comets, etc.) with the surface of the moon.

Why do you see many impact craters on the moon but not earth?

The Earth has weather patterns that have eroded most of the craters on Earth. The moon has no weather, therefore no erosion.

Does the moon have many craters left by meteor crashes?

Yes.The moon actually does have craters left by meteor crashes.

Which of the Galilean moons reminds you most of Earth's moon Luna?

Maybe "Callisto", because it has lots of craters.Also, "Ganymede" looks like the Moon. It has craters and smoother areas where ice covers many craters. Unlike our Moon, it is the darker areas that have the most obvious craters.

Is the moon a perfect sphere?

It cant be because that the moon has so many craters in it

Where is Craters of the Moon monument?

The Craters of the Moon monument is in central Idaho.

Who has more craters the earth or the moon?

there are more craters on the moon then on earth