Earth's Moon: Formation, Composition and Orbit
Scientists say a giant impact knocked off the raw ingredients for the moon off the primitive molten Earth and into orbit.
Reference See what moon phase it is tonight and find out when you can see the rest of the moon phases for 2024.
Reference Discover what a new moon is and when the next new moon will occur with our new moon 2024 guide.
The Full Snow Moon of February 2024, will occur on Feb. 24, about a day before reaching apogee, the farthest point from Earth in its orbit, creating the opposite of a supermoon: a "minimoon."
Reference A Black Moon is a rare occurrence. Here we explore what causes them and when the next one will happen.
Reference It may look spooky, but a blood moon is just a trick of the light. Here we explain this phenomenon and tell you how and where to see the next one.
Reference A Blue Moon is a rare occurrence that depends on the timings of full moons during the year. The moon is not blue during a Blue Moon.
Reference A supermoon occurs when the full moon coincides with the moon's closest approach to Earth in its orbit. 2024 will experience four supermoons in a row.
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