Does the sun shine on the moon?
Yes. What you see when you look at the moon is the sun light on the moon reflecting to you. Except when the Earth is located between the Sun and the Moon [called a total lunar eclipse]. Even then a small amount of light which is defracted through the Earth's atmosphere get to the Moon, but it is diffused light, not shining directly from the Sun to the Moon.
The moon reflects light from the sun. Even though you can't see the sun at night, it is still there producing light. So the moon cannot produce its own light to shine. It is not Sun but Moon itself which shine. Concentrate on full Moon at night and u will find what I'M sayin :/ the moon shine because of the sun it reflects to the moon
The moon does not shine of itself. What we see is when the sun is shining on the moon and it is illuminated. So the moon is reflecting light towards us. If you were on the moon, and the sun was shining on the part of earth that was facing you, the earth would appear to be shining. The other planets that we see that appear to shine, are also just being lit up by…