Genesis of the Moon

  • Benjamin Bahr
  • Boris LemmerEmail author
  • Rina Piccolo


We are not alone in our solar system. There are quite a few neighbors, including other planets that orbit the sun as well. A little closer to the sun we have Venus and a little further away there is Mars, the most popular planet to be visited in the future. The movements of all these planets follow Kepler’s laws. But next to all these planets we have a neighbor which is much closer and can easily be seen by eye: the moon.


Solar System Cosmic Microwave Background Solar Eclipse Tidal Wave Lagrange Point 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universität HamburgHamburgGermany
  2. 2.II. Physikalisches InstitutUniversität GöttingenGöttingenGermany
  3. 3.TorontoCanada

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