The National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA says that there is ice on some parts of the moon. What does this tell you about temperatures on these parts of the moon?
The message is that it's really cold there. As the moon has no atmosphere, there is no atmospheric pressure. Atmospheric pressure has a pronounced effect on the boiling point of water. If the water does exist on the moon and it does lie on the surface in a "no-pressure" situation, it would have to be very cold to remain there under the circumstances.
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Yes, an astroid named Luna crashed into the earth while it was still forming,thus forming the moon
Humans inhabiting Earth never see the dark side of the moon. Thereason humans can never view this side of the moon is because thetime it takes for the Moon to rotate once is the same amount oftime it takes for it to orbit around the Earth. Therefore, humanswill never see the dark side of the moon.
It is the UMBRA.THE PENUMBRA, IS A PART OF THE SHADOW THAT SURRROUNDS THE DARKEST PARTSOF THE MOON.
Independent U.S. government agency established in 1958 for research and development of vehicles and activities for aeronautics and space exploration. Its goals include improving human understanding of the universe, the solar system, and Earth and establishing a permanent human presence in space. NAS…A, previously the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), was created largely in response to the Soviet Union's launch of Sputnik in 1957. Its organization was well under way in 1961, when Pres. John F. Kennedy proposed that the U.S. put a man on the Moon by the end of the 1960s (see Apollo). Later unmanned programs (e.g., Viking, Mariner, Voyager, Galileo) explored other planets and interplanetary space, and orbiting observatories (e.g., the Hubble Space Telescope) have studied the cosmos. NASA also developed and launched various satellites with Earth applications, such as Landsat and communications and weather satellites. It planned and developed the space shuttle and led the development and construction of the International Space Station. . For the source and more detailed information concerning your request, click on the related links section indicated below. ( Full Answer )
umbra and penumbra EVERY shadow has both an umbra and a penumbra, if the light source is not a single point.
It is called the umbra just like the dark part of the shawdow. Hope I helped!!
u have to be very talented sign up for lots of contests and be recommended by someone in the new moon cast.
That's impossible to answer because there were no fake moon landings. All the moon landings were real.
The moon is tidally locked to the Earth, so the same part always faces us. How does this work? It rotates at exactly the rate necessary to keep that alignment. The reason is that gravitational bulges on the moon, caused by the Earth's gravity (moon tides) are attracted differentially by the earth's… gravity and this puts the brakes on the moon's spin. As this happens, the moon is pushed away from the Earth, because the energy has to go somewhere! ( Full Answer )
Because the sun (Sol) has them all trapped in its gravitational field. All the planets revolve around the sun and so all the planet's satellites revolve around the sun, too. There are quite a few more objects that are part of Sol's gravitational field- comets, asteroids etc.
The moons mass in general causes the tides. Mass has gravity, and the moon is massive enough for its gravity to pull noticeably on the oceans.
Yes. The moon rotates around its own axis at the same rate as it orbits the Earth, so it's always turning the same side towards the earth. The back side of the moon can't be seen from the earth.
you could see the halve of one side. But on the other side its pitch black.. sun never shines in the other side of the moon.
The maria (Latin: "seas", singular "mare") are dark areas of the moon that were formed by ancient dark lava flows Any of the large, low-lying dark areas on the Moon or on Mars or other inner planets. The lunar maria are believed to consist of volcanic basalts.
Sometimes you can and sometimes you can't. It all depends where the the sun is in relation to it. Say the sun was on the left, the earth was in the middle, and the moon was on the right. """""""""" """""" """ (You see the earth spins around the sun and the moon spins around the earth, meanwhile …the earth and the moon are spinning in a circle) So say the moon was closer to us. Now the sun can only get to part of the moon. So that is why sometimes we can only see part of the moon. ( Full Answer )
the film 'the twilight saga's new moon' has all the actors/extras it needs, but Eclipse hasn't been cast!
Giant Impact hypothesis . The prevailing hypothesis today is that the Earth-Moon system formed as a result of a giant impact. A Mars-sized body (labelled "Theia") is believed to have hit the proto-Earth, blasting sufficient material into orbit around the proto-Earth to form the Moon through accreti…on. As accretion is the process by which all planetary bodies are believed to have formed, giant impacts are thought to have affected most if not all planets. Computer simulations modelling a giant impact are consistent with measurements of the angular momentum of the Earth-Moon system, as well as the small size of the lunar core. Unresolved questions regarding this theory concern the determination of the relative sizes of the proto-Earth and Theia and of how much material from these two bodies formed the Moon. no . ( Full Answer )
Christa McAuliffe. Just in case, she didn't teach for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
While we may never be certain, scientists believe that another planet, perhaps as large as the planet Mars, collided with the proto-Earth shortly after the formation of the solar system. The cores of the two planets probably merged, and a considerable amount of the "splashed rock" coalesced to form …the Moon. The rest mostly fell back to Earth. ( Full Answer )
all the dark areas of the moon were called seas or oceans by early astronomers. each are have a different name
Yes, according to the prevailing theory. The idea is that the early Earth was struck a glancing blow by another protoplanet about the size of Mars. Much of the Earth's crust was peeled away and put into orbit about the now-enlarged Earth. Over a surprisingly short time span, the orbiting material co…alesced to form the Moon. This model has the nice feature of explaining the much lower density of the Moon. Before the big collision, the iron, nickel, and other heavy elements in the early Earth sank to the center (giving the Earth its current nickel-iron core). The collision created the Moon from the crustal material of Earth, which was relatively depleted in those heavy elements because they'd already sunk into the Earth. ( Full Answer )
Yes, the Moon is a satellite of the Earth and the Earth is part of our Solar System The Moon is following the Earth around the Sun. I think it is part of my Solar System. I imagine it is part of yours, too, unless we've missed a really big signal from somewhere out in deep space.
The U.S. Astronauts in all their Apollo crafts all landed om different areas of the moon.But all were facing the earth , and not on the dark side of the moon.
Twilight and New Moon are two separate books in The Twilight Saga. The epilogue at the end of Twilight explores the opening chapter preview of New Moon.
First of all, NASA didn't really attack the moon. They just crashed a rocket into it. The moon has suffered many much larger collisions before and will continue facing them in the future. As for the results, the spacecraft that crashed was supposed to kick up a huge plume of lunar material. The res…ults are not out yet. They will probably be available in a couple of months. ( Full Answer )
This answer is for the surface of the Moon, not as viewed from Earth. [See related question] The darkest part of the Moon is the Maria.
Moon fragments could be part of the moon as well as external bodies that have hit the lunar surface such as asteroids and meteorites.
each part is great when edward and Bella r together especially when Bella comes to save edward
Tthe Umbra and the Penumbra, (Umbra is Latin for Shadow (as in Umbrella). Pen- is Latin for almost (as in peninsula 'Almost-island') From anywhere in the Umbra the Sun is totally blocked by the Moon. From anywhere in the Penumbra the Sun is visible but partially obscured by the Moon.
Yes. The estimated temperatures on the moon's surface are: where the sun shines: 225 F (107 C) where the sun doesn't shine: negative 243 F (-153 C) Remember ... there's no place on the moon that's always light or always dark. Every place on the moon is in sunlight for about 2 weeks, and then… dark for the next 2 weeks. ( Full Answer )
Well, the beginning, middle, and the end. They help you understand why everything is happening.
The missions were sent to areas that were likely to be flat enough for a safe landing (I think it was Apollo 16 that landed partially in a crater. If it had gone in any deeper the LM would have been too tilted for takeoff) while being close enough to areas likely to have significant rocks... say, a …nice flat spot near a nice deep crater. This would allow them to just pick up rocks that represent what the moon is like several feet down. Apollo 12 landed close to one of our Surveyor probes that landed on the Moon 2 or 3 years earlier, thus allowing the astronauts to retrieve parts of it for analysis concerning long-term exposure to lunar conditions. And, of course, all missions had to be to the side of the moon that faces Earth, as landing on the back side would put the Moon between their radios and Earth. ( Full Answer )
The close similarity of the Moon's composition and the Earth'scrust suggest that they had a common formation. One theory is thata large co-orbiting planetoid struck the Earth after the heavierelements had already formed the core (Giant Impact or MassiveCollider theory). Some of the collider's exteri…or and some of theEarth's outer layers were smashed loose and coalesced into theMoon, which gradually moved farther from the Earth. Because the isotopic composition of lunar crust proved to bepractically identical to Earth's, the Giant Impact may haveinvolved two smaller proto-Earths instead, whose compositions thencombined. ( Full Answer )
According to a survey done by NASA's Diviner Lunar Radiometer Experiment in 2009, the sunlit part of the moon can reach 107Â° Celsius (224Â°F). This is much hotter than any sunlight-caused temperatures on Earth (not counting concentrated sunlight in solar power generators). The Moon can get th…is hot from sunlight when the Earth can't because the Earth's atmosphere filters and protects us, and because the lunar surface (while appearing bright when sunlit due to reflectivity) is dark and actually absorbs a lot of the Sun's energy. This is why a black car gets hotter than a white car, because the white reflects more heat while the black car absorbs heat. There is no atmosphere to carry heat to the unlit lunar areas, where the temperature plummets as low as -238Â°C (-397Â°F). ( Full Answer )
The moon's axis is inclined at 5 degrees to the ecliptic, which isinclined at 23.4 degrees to the plane of the Equator. That means that the Moon is seen at any declination in the rangeÃÂ±28.4 degrees. It can be overhead at any latitude between 28.4degrees north and south. Because of this the M…oon can appear further north or south than theSun and it sometimes appears unusually high or low in the sky. ( Full Answer )
Scientists think at this time that the moon was formed when a planet-like object crashed into the molten and still growing earth. The material that got ejected from the molten earth, mixed with some material from the other object, eventually coalesced into the moon. Whatever core material (iron?) ex…isted in the other object sank to the center of the unified body and became part of what is now earth's iron core. So there is no geographical location on earth that we can point to and say that is where the moon split off. ( Full Answer )
the earths shadow is covering the unilluminated part so the sun is illuminating the rest
There is no dark part or side of the moon. The moon is geosynchronous in its orbit and rotation. The same face of the moon always faces earth. All sides of the moon do receive sunlight every month, When there is a 'new' Moon the opposite side facing away from earth or called the dark sid…e, is receiving full sun. except maybe some extreme polar regions all parts of the moon receive sun. ( Full Answer )
No its not a milky way and it is not cheese. it is just grey dust.
The entire earth is affected by the moon.The earth is influenced in several ways by the moon, the most important being:- Attraction between masses;- Reflection of light.- The attraction between the earth and the moon has a direct influence on earth's water resulting in the tides;- This attraction al…so result in small oscillations on the otherwise ecliptic path around the sun. The center of gravity of the earth and its moon combined follows this 'perfect' ecliptic path;- Finally, the reflection of the sun on the moon influences the amount of natural light available - essentially at night. ( Full Answer )
The 'black' part of the moon is the part of the moon over which the shadow of the earth falls. We have 'night' on Earth because our planet spins. As it spins, every 24 hours, we spend half of our time on the side which the sunlight can reach, and the other half on the side where sunlight cannot re…ach, giving rise to light and dark periods of day and night respectively. In the same way that we orbit the sun, the moon orbits us. When the earth lies between the sun and the moon, we are able to see the shadow of the earth on the moon at night. When there is no shadow on the moon, the earth does not block any of the light from the sun, and correspondingly when there is a dark patch on the moon, the earth is blocking the sun's light. ( Full Answer )
Towards the Earth all or some of the time, I think. Look at the Moon phases/cycle diagram.
You see, that part is the side of the moon that isn't facing the sun. Since it isn't facing the sun, no light touches it. Thus, it looks dark, considering the moonlight is really a reflection of sunlight that bounces of the moon.
The best current explanation for the moon is that it formed form the debris flung out when a body the size of Mars impacted the proto-Earth.
Luna's (Earth's moon's) apparent dark spots are giant "dust puddles." They are areas with large collections of dry sediment. Such things are best avoided, since they can be very deep, and therefor deadly.
Well considering the Moon is in the sky and the Grand Canyon is in the ground, the chances are zero.
In its standard meaning, "moon" is a noun. In vulgar slang, "moon" can also be used as a verb, meaning to make a particular kind of vulgar gesture.
If you are in the region of total eclipse, the Moon will block viewof ALL of the Sun's disk.
It might surprise you to know that half of the Moon is ALWAYSilluminated by the Sun's rays, but you need to be in the rightplaces in space to see it all the time. Here on Earth the amount ofthe Moon we can see depends on the angle between the Sun, Moon andEarth. When the Moon is closer to the Sun th…an us, we see close toa New Moon. When the Moon is further for the Sun than us, you see aFuller Moon. ( Full Answer )
The National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958 (Pub. L. 85-568)had eight objectives: . The expansion of human knowledge of phenomena in space and theatmosphere; . The improvement of the performance, usefulness, safety, speed,and efficiency of aeronautical and space vehicles; . The development and… operation of vehicles capable of carryinginstruments, equipment, living organisms, and supplies throughspace; . The establishment of long-range studies of the potentialbenefits to be gained from, the opportunities for, and the problemsinvolved in the use of aeronautical and space activities forscientific and peaceful purposes; . The preservation of the role of the U.S. as a leader inaeronautical and space science and technology and in theapplication thereof to the conduct of peaceful activities withinand outside of the atmosphere; . The making available to agencies directly concerned withnational defenses of discoveries that have military value orsignificance, and the furnishing by such agencies, to the civilianagency established to direct and control nonmilitary aeronauticaland space activities, of information as to discoveries which havevalue or significance to that agency; . Cooperation by the U.S. with other nations and groups ofnations in work done pursuant to this Act and in the peacefulapplication of the results thereof, and . The most effective utilization of the scientific andengineering resources of the U.S., with close cooperation among allinterested agencies of the U.S. in order to avoid unnecessaryduplication of effort, facilities, and equipment. ( Full Answer )