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  • Shivani

    June 15, 2021 at 8:06 am
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    “The sun shines so strongly during the day that it seems to dim the light of the moon and stars,” says an astrophysicist at Polius. She is the Chairman and co-founder of the National Society for Astronomical Research. Lucia in the Caribbean.

    During a new moon, the moon is between the sun and the Earth, and the side of the Moon is illuminated by the sun, on the other side of the planet. This means that the moon is still there, but we can’t see it in daylight, because all the sunlight will always bounce off of us.

    As the moon orbits the Earth, moving away from the Sun, more and more of its sunlit sphere becomes visible. This is why the moon appears as a crescent or crescent moon. If it is located further from the sun, it is visible above the horizon, and during the day it will be easier to notice.

    “The best time to fly to the moon can be seen during the day, and when it is, in the first and last quarter of the phase within 90 degrees of the Sun, because that’s when we can see half of the illuminated side of the Moon when the sun hasn’t come out yet,” Polius said.

    Then, in half of its orbit around the Earth, the moon is behind the Earth in relation to the Sun, and the whole face is illuminated by the sun. This is what is called a full moon, but it is only visible at night.

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