How Far Does The Moon Travel In One Day? (Technical :: Beginner)

How far does the Moon travel in one day? This question can be interpreted in two different ways. We could either be referring to: (1) How far does the Moon appear to travel in the sky each day from a perspective on Earth? Say for example that we decide to mark the Moon’s position within […]

Moon Phases :: Earth, Sun, and Moon Geometry

The Moon is not a light-generating body, meaning that she doesn’t actually produce any of her own light. All of the light that the Moon appears to illuminate our sky with, which we call moonlight, isn’t actually moonlight at all, but sunlight reflected off the lunar surface that is 450,000 times less intense than direct […]

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