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How can we see the moon during daylight?
The Earth rotates around it's own axis every 24 hours.
The side of the Earth which faces the Sun is considered day.
The moon roughly revolves around the Earth every 28 days.
The moon does not produce any light itself.
When you see the moon you are seeing light which is reflected
off the moon's surface.
The amount of light reflected depends on the angle the moon
makes between the Earth and the Sun.
These cause the phases of the moon.
For example, when the Earth is between the moon and the Sun,
a full moon is seen only at night. Because the side of the moon
which reflects the sunlight is facing the part of the Earth that is
facing away from the Sun. You can only see a full moon at night.
When the moon is between the Earth and the Sun, the side of
the moon which is reflecting the sunlight is pointed away from
the Earth, so you can't see the light. This is a new moon.
Between these two extremes are the other phases,
crescents, quarters, gibbons. Each representing more and more
of the surface of the moon which is reflecting the sunlight.
During these phases, portions of the Earth can see the reflected
sunlight off the moon while that portion also faces the sun.
Hence you see the moon during the day.
If you see the moon rising after the sunrise the moon is going
from new moon to full moon. Each morning you will see more
and more of the moon, and the moon will rise later and later.
Until the moon only rises after the sunsets, which would be a full moon.
Similarly, if the moon is east of the sun, the moon is going from new moon to full moon.
If you see the moon setting before the sunset, the moon is going from full moon to a new moon. Each evening you will see less and less of the moon until the moon disappears which would be a new moon.
Similarly, if the moon is west of the sun the moon is going from full moon to new moon.
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first quarter and third quarter phase.
Yes, it is possible to see a full moon during daylight hours because it is big and brightly lit by the Sun. When you look at the Moon, you are seeing the light which reflects …off it. Also because of it's size.
The sun is not reflecting on the moon
new moon and full moon phase .
During the new moon phase, light from the Sun can only reach the side of the Moon that is facing away from us, as the Moon at this point is roughly between the Sun and Earth. …During this time, the Moon and Sun rise and set at about the same time of day, and so are in the sky together, with the Moon being too dark to see. Occasionally the Sun, Moon and Earth will be perfectly aligned during the new moon phase for a few minutes, resulting in a solar eclipse (the unlit "disk" of the Moon can be seen passing in front of the Sun). New moon is the first phase of the lunar cycle, with the visible moon getting fuller (waxing) eventually becoming a full moon and then getting thinner (waning) to the next new moon. The process starts all over again, taking 29.5 days to complete its cycle.
Not really; you only see the side that's facing you!! Plus you don't see below the surface...
Because the earth rotates, and when, on the side of the earth you are dwelling upon, the sun is visible and shedding light upon that region; that time is known as 'day'. Whe…n the rotation leads the sun and the light it provides out of view from your positioning on the globe, that time is known as 'night'. The moon also rotates around the earth; and the moment when it's most visible is during the night. Though, sometimes; the moon can be seen during the day.
Considering that the full moon is sometimes bright enough to read by, you can see a lot during a full moon. Some vintners harvest their more sensitive grapes at night by moonl…ight. Did you mean on the Moon itself? At the full, the entire visible half of the Moon is illuminated.
You can see the New Moon, if by that you mean that first slim crescent. (It'll be quite close to the Sun, so look carefully). It's the "Dark of the Moon" you can't see, becaus…e all the Sun's light is on the far side (remember, the Moon has no light of its own, and only reflects sunlight). edit: The strict definition of "new moon" is when it's totally dark, not when it's a slim crescent.
No. You still have to look upward through the sunlit atmosphere. The airborne dust creates the light haziness, which makes starlight extremely hard to see.
It's called an optical illusion. It's not possible to see a completely full moon during the day. For a few days before the full moon, you might see it in the early evening, a …while before sunset. For a few days after the full moon, you might see it in the early morning, a while after sunrise. But when it's exactly full, it rises when the sun sets, and sets when the sun rises, so can't be seen in daytime.
That all depends on where you are on the moon. At the equator, the average daytime temperature is 242 degrees Fahrenheit. At 85 degrees north, the temperature gets as high… as -46 degrees Fahrenheit.
In The Moon
If you were on the surface of the moon during a lunar eclipse, it would be dark since either the earth or the sun would be in front of it. If you, however, were on the lig…hted side of the sun during the eclipse, you would see partial light and have to wait for the eclipse to end to see full light again.