Why Can We See the Moon?


We are able to see the moon because of the light from the sun that is reflected and bounces off the moon and back to earth. The sun usually lights up one side of the moon which faces the sun while the other part is dark because it is away from the sun.
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because the moon is natural in night it is there in up sky it is god gift for natural light in night we should thank to god for giving moon. All the planets, asteroids, comets, and
The Moon is not a light source, it does not make its own light. We can see the Moon because
The moon is tidally locked to the Earth. The forces between the Earth and the moon have gradually decelerated the moon until its rotation period is equal to its revolution period
Who says? Who says shadows are invisible on the moon?
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We can see the moon since it's big and the sun reflects off the surface. The moon is actually visible all day long, but since our sky is bright with the sun, it's dim without a telescope. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moon#Ocean_tides
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