The man in the moon might not change from month to month, but the lunar surface didn’t always look this way.
This short video is a great school teaching resource - perfect complement for any NASA space based science or maths school tour
The moon formed when an enormous, Mars-sized object hit Earth around 4.5 billion years ago. This shot a huge plume of ejecta into space, which within a century coalesced into the round body of the moon.
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