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06/24/2014 09:16 am ET Updated Jan 26, 2015

Let's Go Back In Time To See How Earth Got Its Moon (VIDEO)

We owe a lot to the moon.

It helps regulate our seasons, controls our ocean tides, and gives us 24-hour days. Without the moon, our days would last about six to eight hours.

And, of course, what's more beautiful than moonlight on a cloudless night?

But where did the moon come from? For the answer to that age-old question, check out the video above and/or read the transcript below.

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