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Luna
Earth Moon

Luna - Moon of Earth

Luna is the moon of planet Earth and was formed as a result of a collision of a Mars-sized body with Earth. For a listing of other moons, see Moons of the Planets.

Luna Facts
      1. Mass (kg)
      2. 7.349e+22
      1. Radius (km)
      2. 1,737.4
      1. Density (gm/cm3)
      2. 3.34
      1. Distance from planet (km)
      2. 384,400
      1. Rotational period (days)
      2. 27.32166
      1. Orbital period (days)
      2. 27.32166
      1. Orbital velocity (km/sec)
      2. 1.03
      1. Eccentricity of orbit
      2. 0.0549
      1. Inclination of orbit (°)
      2. 5.1454
      1. Albedo
      2. v
      1. Magnitude (Vo)
      2. -12.74
      1. Atmosphere


    Phases of the Moon

    New Moon - Day 1

    New Moon
    Day 1 (0%)

    Waxing Crescent Moon - Day 2

    Waxing Crescent
    Day 2 (2%)

    Waxing Crescent Moon - Day 3

    Waxing Crescent
    Day 3 (6%)

    Waxing Crescent Moon - Day 4

    Waxing Crescent
    Day 4 (12%)

    Waxing Crescent Moon - Day 5

    Waxing Crescent
    Day 5 (20%)

    Waxing Crescent Moon - Day 6

    Waxing Crescent
    Day 6 (30%)

    Waxing Crescent Moon - Day 7

    Waxing Crescent
    Day 7 (41%)

    First Quarter Moon - Day 8

    First Quarter Moon
    Day 8 (50%)

    Waxing Gibbous Moon - Day 9

    Waxing Gibbous
    Day 9 (67%)

    Waxing Gibbous Moon - Day 10

    Waxing Gibbous
    Day 10 (77%)

    Waxing Gibbous Moon - Day 11

    Waxing Gibbous
    Day 11 (86%)

    Waxing Gibbous Moon - Day 12

    Waxing Gibbous
    Day 12 (93%)

    Waxing Gibbous Moon - Day 13

    Waxing Gibbous
    Day 13 (98%)

    Waxing Gibbous Moon - Day 14

    Waxing Gibbous
    Day 14 (99%)

    Full Moon - Day 15

    Full Moon
    Day 15 (100%)

    Waning Gibbous Moon - Day 16

    Waning Gibbous
    Day 16 (95%)

    Waning Gibbous Moon - Day 17

    Waning Gibbous
    Day 17 (90%)

    Waning Gibbous Moon - Day 18

    Waning Gibbous
    Day 18 (82%)

    Waning Gibbous Moon - Day 19

    Waning Gibbous
    Day 19 (74%)

    Waning Gibbous Moon - Day 20

    Waning Gibbous
    Day 20 (65%)

    Last Quarter Moon - Day 21

    Last Quarter Moon
    Day 22 (50%)

    Waning Crescent Moon - Day 22

    Waning Crescent
    Day 22 (46%)

    Waning Crescent Moon - Day 23

    Waning Crescent
    Day 23 (36%)

    Waning Crescent Moon - Day 24

    Waning Crescent
    Day 24 (27%)

    Waning Crescent Moon - Day 25

    Waning Crescent
    Day 25 (19%)

    Waning Crescent Moon - Day 26

    Waning Crescent
    Day 26 (12%)

    Waning Crescent Moon - Day 27

    Waning Crescent
    Day 27 (7%)

    Waning Crescent Moon - Day 28

    Waning Crescent
    Day 28 (2%)



    Earth vs. Moon Ratios


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    gravity = 1
    radiation = 1
    surface pressure = 1
    solar irradiance = 1
    day = 1
      
    diameter = 0.27
    gravity = 0.17
    radiation =
    surface pressure = 0
    solar irradiance = 1
    day = 29.5