Astronomy Cast

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Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.


Episode 17: Where does the Moon Come From?

January 1st, 2007

Episode 17 of 460 episodes

We take the Moon for granted, but its effect on the Earth is very important; possibly even critical for the formation of life. But where did it come from? Did the Earth and Moon form together? Or did the Earth capture a wayward Moon? Or was there a more catastrophic cause to this lunar mystery?