Are the sun and moon the same size?

Answer The moon and the sun are not the same size. At a diameter of 863,706 miles, the sun is much larger than the moon, which has a diameter of 2,160 miles. The sun is 93 million miles from Earth and the... Read More »

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Are the moon and sun the same size?

According to Enchanted Learning, Earth's moon has a diameter of 2,140 miles. In contrast, the diameter of the sun, the center of the solar system, is 864,938 miles, making the star vastly larger th... Read More »

In Science, How Do the Moon's Phases Depend on the Relative Position of the Sun, Moon & Earth?

The ancient peoples of the Earth defined their calendars by the phases of the moon. Although the Earth's cycle about the sun is more important for determining the seasons for planting and harvestin... Read More »

When NASA was communicating with astronauts on the Moon the time from sending to receiving was 1.28 s What is the distance to the Moon based on this?

The radio signals travel at the speed of light, approximately 300,000 km/sec (186,000 mi/sec). The distance would be 1.28 x 300,000 or about 384,000 kilometers.*The actual time is an estimate, and ... Read More »

Bad Moon Rising - CCR or Bark at the Moon - Ozzie?

Bad Moon Rising - CCR for sure.Embarrassing confession - When I was younger I used to think that the line "There's a bad moon on the rise" was actually "There's a bathroom on the right"