Some articles on moon:
... The diagrams to the right show the alignment of the Sun, Moon and Earth during a solar eclipse ... The dark gray region between the Moon and Earth is the umbra, where the Sun is completely obscured by the Moon ... The Moon's orbit around Earth is inclined at an angle of just over 5 degrees to the plane of Earth's orbit around the Sun (the ecliptic) ...
Famous quotes containing the words close, moon and/or occurs:
“Monte Beragon: When Im close to you like this, theres a sound in the air like the beating of wings. Do you know what that is?
Mildred Pierce: No, what?
Monte Beragon: My heart, beating like a schoolboys.
Mildred Pierce: Is it? I thought it was mine.”
—Ranald MacDougall (19151973)
“The moon was waiting for her chill effect.
I looked at nine: the swarm was turned to rock
In every lifelike posture of the swarm,
Transfixed on mountain slopes almost erect.”
—Robert Frost (18741963)
“Years ago we discovered the exact point, the dead center of middle age. It occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush up to the net.”
—Franklin Pierce Adams (18811960)