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Moon

(mūn),
Henry, English surgeon, 1845-1892. See: Moon molars.

Moon

(mūn),
Robert C., U.S. ophthalmologist, 1844-1914. See: Laurence-Moon syndrome.
Drug slang noun A regional term for mescaline
Popular health noun See Full moon
Vox populi verb To display one's bared buttocks by lowering the backside of one's trousers and underpants, usually bending over. Mooning is done in the English-speaking world to express protest, scorn, disrespect, or provocation but can be done for shock value or fun.
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The moonlets, if they exist, may be acting as "shepherd" moons, helping to keep the rings from spreading out.
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If that were true, however, moonlets would not have been able to get much bigger than about 10 meters (33 feet) across, thanks to Saturn's gravity and collisions between chunks.
the Carnegie Institution of Washington, now suggest that a multitude of Trojan moonlets were formed following Earth's collision with Theia.
Moonlets are smart round balls that protect the iPad, elevating it from any workspace, preventing scratches and unwanted spills.
Also, recent studies have uncovered dozens of mysterious moonlets, several kilometers in size, bouncing around like bumper cars in the slim, outermost ring, called F.
Once, it might have had a friend sharing its orbit, a smaller moonlet that adorned Earth's skies with another shifting face for tens of millions of years.
Washington, March 4 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft has found within Saturn's G ring an embedded moonlet that appears as a faint, moving pinprick of light, which scientists believe is the main source of the G ring and its single ring arc.
The Cassini images of the short gaps thus provide the first evidence for intermediate-size moonlets.
Scientists speculate that the structure may be generated by moonlets flying through the F ring, disturbing groups of particles and smearing them out.
The moonlets displace material in the rings during their orbits, with their gravity creating waves in the dust that forms the rings and creating propeller-shaped gaps in the rings wherever they are.
It will map the reflected and thermal radiation coming from their surfaces while searching for undiscovered moonlets and rings.