The Moon is an astronomical body that orbits planet Earth and is Earth’s only permanent natural satellite. It is the fifth-largest natural satellite in the Solar System, and the largest among planetary satellites relative to the size of the planet that it orbits (its primary). The Moon is after Jupiter’s satellite Io the second-densest satellite in the Solar System among those whose densities are known. wikipedia
Have you ever woken up looking at the sky at night, perhaps without intent, and staying astonished, wondering what is that star. After darkness, the larger stars begin to be observed, which are most likely planets like Venus, Jupiter or Saturn. If you are far enough from the city lights, you will see a luminous band that is much brighter than the rest of the sky. This happens because we exist in this galaxy, which is a star system, gas clouds and nebulae, gathered in the form of a plate.
What we can see in the night sky is the International Space Station that passes through the sky like a brilliant star, brilliance due to the sunlight, at that height illuminates the Station, and the reflection of this light is seen down here, where it is already morning, or night. Also, from the ground we can see a lot of satellites that pass through the stars. Other astronomical but natural phenomena that can be observed with the naked eye are planets, which most people simply consider to be stars. Venus, for example, is a planet that in some periods is very brilliant, more than usual.
In some nights, the Moon will surprise you more than usual. For example, when its lit part begins to fall to the new moon, you have certainly noticed that its dark side is visible. This happens because the light of the Earth reaches the Moon, and the moon reflects our light back. The moon has its shape, its size, its distance from Earth, and other features that make it perfect to sustain life on Earth. If our Moon does not exist where it is, the oceans would have suffered the most, which would no longer be attracted by its gravity to the equator, and so the water would have been redistributed to the poles of the planet. Another effect would be the axle and the rotation of the Earth to stand in the same direction, because the Moon is a stabilizing factor of our planet. Besides this, the distances to which the Earth reaches the perihelion and the aphelion of the Sun may change. title
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