The Name of the Moon
Name: doug a foster
Date: 1999 - 2000
Other planets have moons with names. Is there an official name for
I hate to see questions go unanswered, but I'd say no. I'm no expert
on the subject.
The "official" name is the Moon, with a capital M. The satellites of
the other planets are called moons (small m). Similarly, stars are referred to
as suns, but our star is the Sun.
Then again, the sun is sometimes Sol, earth, Terra, and the
In science fiction novels maybe, but not in any text I've ever
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