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Thee are three theories:

1) spin-off:when Earth was young and still cooling, a piece of Earth broke off at the eqautor while Earth was spinning rapidly

2)Capture-Earth captures a passing moon

3)Collision- A planet (orpheus) collided with Earth, creating fragments. The fragements came back together creating the new Earth with a moon. This is the accepted theory.

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