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Moons of our Solar System
Moons of our Solar System

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1.1 Inspirational moons

What do you think is the main cultural significance of (a) the Moon and (b) other moons? What is your favourite Moon-inspired song, musical composition or artwork and why?

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Figure 2 Vincent van Gogh, The Starry Night, 1889, painted in Europe and showing a C-shaped crescent, so this must be pre-dawn, not the evening sky. Or did van Gogh get it wrong?

Just for fun, we created a moons-inspired Spotify playlist here [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] . Unsurprisingly, most music relates to the Moon alone, rather than to any of the others. You can enjoy the playlist and contribute your own selections by joining Spotify.