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Why is Moon described as a 'silent planet'?

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Given: Moon is a silent planet. Since, moon doesn't have atmosphere there is no medium to transmit sound. When sound wouldn't be transmitted it would be silent. That's why it is a silent planet. Conclusion: Sound needs medium to travel but moon doesn't have any atmosphere/air as we have air as our medium on Earth. Hence, the moon is a silent place and is called as a "silent planet".

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