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moon around

To waste time idly, languidly, or aimlessly (in some place); to loiter or loaf around (some place). She's always been an introspective child, preferring to just moon around and contemplate the world rather than playing with other kids. Quit mooning around the house like that—go play outside or something!
See also: around, moon
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Directly observing planet formation and the disks that can form moons around these planets will allow astronomers to test their theories about how planets come to be.
Scientists believe there should be no rings or moons around Ultima Thule that might endanger New Horizons.
Marc Fries, a planetary scientists and curator of cosmic dust at NASA's Johnson Space Center, who was not involved in the new study, said the inability to explain the genesis of two moons around a neighboring planet is a glaring shortcoming in scientists' understanding of moon formation.
While hunting for the elusive Planet X, astronomers have discovered 12 additional moons around Jupiter, bringing the grand total of the planet's known satellites up to a whopping 79.
"So, we were serendipitously able to look for new moons around Jupiter while at the same time looking for planets at the fringes of our Solar System," Scott S.
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He introduced his students to Newton's law of universal gravitation and the forces involved in the orbits of moons around the planets and the planets around the sun.
A drippy-looking Beowulf moons around trying to see his dead stepfather, while his snarling stepbrother Slean (Downton Abbey's Ed Speleers) tries to pull his hair.
Polly Garter ( Hedydd Dylan) moons around in her garden where nothing grows but washing and babies, and sings plaintively of what might have been in terms of a perfect lover drowned at sea, while in a moment of exquisite pathos Sarah Harris-Davies (doubling and trebling parts like all the members of this gifted company) hobbles across the stage as Bessie Bighead, one of Thomas's human throwaways (what perception is here) who finds comfort only with the animals in the cowshed, creatures who pity her deformities.
67 number of confirmed moons around Jupiter 1610 year in which the four largest were discovered by Galileo 1,560 radius of Europa in kilometres
Emery is part of an international team of planetary astronomers, led by Franck Marchis of the Carl Sagan Center of the SETI Institute in Mountain View, Calif., searching for moons around asteroids.
Livebait experts say the slow-trolling method is best on slower tide cycles like those on quarter moons around the first and third weeks of the month.
SkyQ offers you a complete and detailed depiction of the night sky, from the phases of the moon and visible planets, all the way down to the name and position of the moons around Jupiter and Saturn.
The natural world is incredibly beautiful, from the structure and arrangement of single molecules in an active cell, to the microstructure of crystalline surfaces or the new complex nanomaterials or the movement of the moons around the planets.