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How long is an official Moon day ?...24 hours ?....what about a  Moon year ?.....same as earth  ? or is it the time it takes to circulate the earth ?...about a month ?


I'm not a lunartic !!..I really want to know !!
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How Long Is a day and year on The Moon ? (moon question 1)
« Reply #1 on: 29/07/2007 20:11:24 »
The Moon rotates relative to the Sun once in 28 earth days hence that is the length of a Moon day.
As the Moon stays close to the Earth its year is of the same length as that of the Earth.
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How Long Is a day and year on The Moon ? (moon question 1)
« Reply #2 on: 29/07/2007 20:46:02 »
THANK YOU SYHPRUM...very much indeed !!
 

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