Curious Kids: Why is the moon called the moon? - Deepstash
Where did the word moon come from?

The earth has just one moon. It is best known as the moon in English speaking world because people in ancient times used the moon to measure the passing of the months.

The word moon can be tr...

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Curious Kids: Why is the moon called the moon?

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Galileo's discovery

So, why do the moons arround us have names, while our moon is just the moon?

When the moon was named, people only knew about our moon. That all changed in 1610 when ...

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