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Four Moons would fit across the face of Earth, but about 64 Moons would fit inside the volume of Earth! Our Moon is 384, 403 kilometers (238,857 miles) away from Earth on average. The Moon's diameter is 3476 kilometers (2160 miles) - about one-fourth the diameter of Earth.Astronomy 1,
1999, Libraryvideo.com
This program for ages 14 to adult, presented by “The Standard Deviants,” includes lessons on ancient astronomy, lunar phases, and the rotation of the Moon. Order on line or call 1-800-843-3620.

Native American Star Tales, 1991, Lynn Moroney
Storyteller Lynn Moroney enchants children and adults with Native American folk tales and sky lore. This three- audio tape set includes “The Feather Moon” and “Tales of the Sun and Moon” along with seasonal lore revealing how Native Americans viewed the universe around them. To order tapes, contact Lynn Moroney.