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The moon takes about 28 days to rotate around the earth. And it takes 24 hours for the earth to rotate in the spot. At some point the moon is at the same side of the earth as …the sun. and when the earth is facing the sun it is daytime. so when the moon is at the same side of the earth as the sun you can see it at daytime.
Because the sun is much brighter than the moon's relected light so you can't always see it. Sometimes you can see the moon in daylight because the moon is not yet close enough… to the sun in its monthly orbit. Close to new moon it is impossible to see the moon.
Out of every 24 hours, the moon is up in the sky for about 12 hours 49 minutes. In the course of a month, it spends the same number of hours in the daytime sky as it does in t…he night-time sky. The way it works out, though, the moon's phase (the amount that's illuminated) is smaller in the day and larger at night, on the long-term average. But if you have even a rough idea of where to look for it, you can see the moon in the sky at some time during almost every daylight period. The period during which the New Moon is completely dark is less than 24 hours.
Yes, if it's in the afternoon or a little later.
You can sometimes. You can't see the moon in the daytime, because the sun is in front of it, and it is too bright just like you can't see the stars in the day. I hope that… helps!
Because you're not looking in the right place. I have often seen the Moon in the daytime; it's not a rare occurrence. _________________________________________________________…___ Earth's moon is often visible during the daytime. Seeing the Moon before dark, or even in bright daylight, is an ordinary occurrence.
Out of every 24 hours, the moon is up in the sky for about 12 hours 49 minutes . In the course of a month, it spends the same number of hours in the daytime sky as it doe…s in the night-time sky. The way it works out, though, the moon's phase ... the amount that's illuminated ... is smaller in the day and larger at night, on the long-term average. Technically, the Full Moon rises at sunset, so it's the only phase that's not visible in the daytime.
Because the moon has no atmosphere to obscure the view of the stars.
Two important things are happening here. First, the moon orbits the earth once every lunar cycle. You would notice this if you were able to observe the earth and moon from hig…h above the north pole. Second, you would notice that over that long orbital period the earth is spinning quite rapidly in comparison. So the moon lumbers along in its relatively slow orbit as the earth buzzes along like crazy. As long as the moon is in a place where the earth is between it and the sun, then the moon will appear in the night sky for any observers on earth. When the moon is closer to being between the earth and sun, then whatever part of the moon's earthside face is still lit by the sun will be visible in the daytime sky to any earth observers. when the moon gets closer to the sun (it doesn't always cross right over the sun) then it becomes basically invisible to earth observers, except for those rare and wonderful solar eclipses that we can enjoy if we are at the right place at the right time.
The dark circle (new moon)
It IS possible to see the moon in the daytime, and it is not a rare event.
The Full Moon is opposite the Sun in the sky and therefore it rises as the Sun sets and sets as the Sun rises. (Actually, near the Earth's poles in summer, you can see the Ful…l Moon during daylight.) You can never see the New Moon either because it is in line with the Sun and hidden by glare. (You can see the New Moon in the daytime, but only when there is a solar eclipse.)
I don't think there is one. It's possible, though rare, for the moon to be full just after sunrise or just before sunset ... this happened recently in Southern California, whe…n there was a lunar eclipse visible right about the time of sunrise. Lunar eclipses can only occur when the moon is full. (Technically, the moon wasn't "full", exactly; that had occurred a few hours before ... but it was so close that the difference was unnoticeable to the naked eye.)