What are facts about the sun and the moon?

What are facts about the sun and the moon?

The Sun warms our planet, and with the Moon, creates the tides. The Moon orbits the Earth and in turn, the Earth orbits the Sun. We see the Universe from a platform that is both rotating on its axis, and traveling in an elliptical orbit around the Sun.

What are 3 sun facts?

Here are more fun facts about the sun, provided by the NASA Science Space Place:

  • The sun is a star.
  • The sun is the closest star to our planet, which is why we see the sun so big and bright.
  • The Earth orbits around the sun.
  • The sun is way bigger than the Earth.
  • It’s hot!!
  • The sun is 93 million miles away from the Earth.

What are 12 facts about the sun?

Fun Facts About the Sun

  • The Sun accounts for 99.86% of the mass in the solar system.
  • Over one million Earths could fit inside the Sun.
  • One day the Sun will consume the Earth.
  • The energy created by the Sun’s core is nuclear fusion.
  • The Sun is almost a perfect sphere.

What is the Sun and moon made of?

Most of the material was hydrogen and helium, but some of it was made up of leftover remnants from the violent deaths of stars. Waves of energy traveling through space pressed clouds of such particles closer together, and gravity causes them to collapse in on themselves.

What are 5 facts about the moon?

Facts about the Moon

  • The dark side of the moon is a myth.
  • The rise and fall of the tides on Earth is caused by the Moon.
  • The Moon is drifting away from the Earth.
  • A person would weigh much less on the Moon.
  • The Moon has only been walked on by 12 people; all American men.
  • The Moon has no atmosphere.
  • The Moon has quakes.

What are 10 facts about the moon?

10 amazing facts about the Moon

  1. The Moon began with an explosive collision.
  2. It used to look much bigger.
  3. Moon dust smells like gunpowder.
  4. Surface temperatures reach boiling point.
  5. Those craters can unlock space history.
  6. You always see the same side of the Moon.
  7. The Moon causes tidal bulges.

Why the sun needs the moon?

The Sun needs the Moon, to keep the night lit bright. The Moon needs the Sun, to produce his shining light.

Is the moon hot or cold?

Temperatures on the moon are very hot in the daytime, about 100 degrees C. At night, the lunar surface gets very cold, as cold as minus 173 degrees C. This wide variation is because Earth’s moon has no atmosphere to hold in heat at night or prevent the surface from getting so hot during the day.

What are 5 fun facts about the moon?

Back to the Moon

  • The Sun and the Moon are not the same size. From Earth, both the Sun and the Moon look about same size.
  • The Moon is drifting away from the Earth.
  • The Moon was made when a rock smashed into Earth.
  • The Moon makes the Earth move as well as the tides.
  • The Moon has quakes too.
  • There is water on the Moon!