Moon Origin Theories

There are four competing theories that astronomers believe are responsible for bringing the Moon into existence. What did scientists do that gave them an idea of which theory best answers the question of where the Moon came from?

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1. What does the "capture theory" propose for the 'origin of the moon' question.

2. What does the "sister theory" propose for the 'origin of the moon' question.

3. What does the "fission theory" propose for the 'origin of the moon' question.

4. What does the "giant impact theory" propose for the 'origin of the moon' question.

5. What was the experimental test that scientists devised to answer their question?

6. Which one theory now chosen above the others, and what is the evidence to support this one theory?

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