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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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It was previously believed Pluto was the same size as Earth but scientists now know it is two-thirds the diameter of Earth's moon.
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Scraps of similar measurements can be found on Earth's moon.
Pluto, previously seen only as a fuzzy disc, is now known to be a world with mountains and plains - and few craters of the type seen on the Earth's moon.
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It's only the fourth of its kind covering a planetary satellite; similar maps exist for Earth's moon as well as Jupiter's moons Io and Callisto.
Stevenson says this study is the first time Venus's lack of a satellite has been researched since models convincingly showed that an impact formed Earth's Moon.
But it is also the smallest of the planets--smaller even than the Earth's moon.
SIZE: At 4,217 miles across it's about half the size of Earth and twice the size of Earth's moon.
This cluster, funded primarily by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), will be used to study collisional processes in the solar system, such as the origin of Earth's Moon by a giant impact, the disruption of meteors in the atmospheres of planets, the formation of impact craters, and the fragmentation of asteroids by impacts and explosions.