10 surprising lunar facts

POSTED: 9:43 AM PDT July 11, 2014    UPDATED: 4:38 AM PDT October 3, 2014 

Sky watchers in the western half of the United States can expect to see a blood moon early Wednesday. Check out 10 surprising facts about Earth's closest neighbor.

1 / 11
SXC

Origins -- According to the leading theory, the moon was created when a rock the size of Mars slammed into Earth about 4.5 billion years ago.

Comments

The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms.

blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement

Most Popular

Advertisement

Sign up for KTVZ Emails

  • KTVZ Email Newsletters

    newsletterimage

    Sign up for Breaking News, Daily Headlines, Local Alert Weather, Severe Weather Alerts and much more!