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Viewing the earth, from the moon.
« on: 01/06/2007 23:06:45 »
If we lived on the moon, would we see a full, crescent..shaped Earth? ie, would the Earth have phases?


 

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« Reply #1 on: 01/06/2007 23:55:20 »
I think we would see the same 28 day cycle of phases as when we view the Moon from the Earth but as the Moon has no rotation relative to the Earth it would always be in the same part of the sky.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 02/06/2007 07:27:04 »
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« Reply #3 on: 02/06/2007 08:57:09 »
That is very cool DOC! Very cool! Thanks!
 

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