The Moon 
The Moon
by Crash Course
Video Lecture 12 of 47
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Date Added: August 11, 2016

Lecture Description

Join Phil for a tour of our capital-M Moon, from surface features, inside to the core, and back in time to theories about its formation.

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Table of Contents
Many Millions of Moons 0:27
Big Impact on Little Earth 3:42
Craters and Maria 2:15
Water on the Moon? H2O Yeah! 8:06

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PHOTOS/VIDEOS
Moon Phase 47.7% svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=3894 [credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio]
The Blue Marble visibleearth.nasa.gov/view.php?id=57723 [credit: Credit: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Image by Reto Stöckli]
Dramatic Moonset www.eso.org/public/images/potw1023a/ [credit: G.Gillet/European Southern Observatory]
Structure of the Moon: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moon#mediaviewer/File:Moon_diagram.svg [credit: Kelvin Song via WikiMedia Commons]
Crater Science Investigations: svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=10792 [credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center]
Lunar crater Daealus commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lunar_crater_Daedalus.jpg [credit: NASA]
Mare Humorum commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mare_Humorum_-_LROC_-_WAC.JPG [credit: NASA]
Luna 3: nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/imgcat/html/object_page/lu3_1.html [credit: NASA]
Farside!: lroc.sese.asu.edu/posts/298 [credit: NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University]
Theia Earth Collision: io9.com/the-incredibly-violent-history-of-earths-moon-1098565110 [credit: Ron Miller, used with permission]
Earth Seen From Early Moon: io9.com/the-incredibly-violent-history-of-earths-moon-1098565110 [credit: Ron Miller, used with permission]
Moon Struck: svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/details.cgi?aid=10931 [credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center]
Tycho: www.nasa.gov/images/content/417417main_tychofull-20100115-full.jpg [credit: NASA/Goddard/Arizona State University]
Double crater on the moon: www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2006/09/Double_crater_on_the_Moon [credit: ESA/SPACE-X (Space Exploration Institute)]
Stream of Craters: www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/LRO/multimedia/lroimages/lroc_20090810_craterstream.html [credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center/Arizona State University]
Full Moon: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moon#mediaviewer/File:FullMoon2010.jpg [credit: Gregory H. Revera]
Rille on the valley floor, photographic mosaic from Apollo 15: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schroter%27s_Valley#mediaviewer/File:Vallis_Schroteri.jpg [credit: NASA]
New Views of Lunar Pits: lroc.sese.asu.edu/posts/230 [credit: NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University]
Crater Erlanger: www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/Mini-RF/multimedia/erlanger_crater.html [credit: NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University]

Course Index

Course Description

In this Crash Course series, marvel at the wonders of astronomy with your host for this intergalactic adventure, the Bad Astronomer himself -- Phil Plait. In just 40 short lessons, you will learn the basics of the oldest science known to humanity.

Be sure to check out links to relevant Photos in the description for each video.

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