The Moon has been in Earth's neighborhood for billions of years. It is one of the largest moons (or natural satellites) in the Solar System and is sometimes known as Luna. Fun facts about the Moon include that many scientists believe there is water hidden away on the moon somewhere and that the gravitational pull of the Moon affects the Earth's tides.

Top 5 Facts about the Moon

In Ancient Greece, a philosopher named Anaxagoras believed the moon was a giant rock that reflected the light of the sun. He was tried and exiled for blasphemy.

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