When the sunlight falls on the surface of the moon, then moon reflect that light towards the surroundings and then this reflected light falls on our eyes and the we say moon is lightning.
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How does the moon get its light?
The moon get its light from the sun The moon's "light" is actually light from the sun reflecting off of the moon. The light what is reflected from the moon is generally what we see during the night. that light is actually the light coming from sun which is being reflected. The light on the moon is actually the light of the sun, the moon does not have its own light. ...
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How are the light from the Sun and Light from the moon different?
The "light" from the moon is reflected sunlight. The phases of the moon are a clue as to the location of the sun. ...
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What is the difference between sun and moon?
The sun is a star the moon is a satellite , the sun gives out light, the moon has no light of its own, the sun is steady the moon rotates. The sun is gassy the moon is solid. The sun is to hot, the moon is cold and man can walk on it. ...
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Does the moon and the sun have the same light source?
no. the moon has no light of its own whatsoever, so the light we see on the moon is actually the sun reflecting against the moon. ...
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Why does the moon shine in the sky if it is not a star?
because the light from the moon is acctually light from the sun. The moon reflect the light from the sun and it seems to create its own light ...
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Why the light of the moon is not as hot as the sun?
Because the light from the moon is only the reflected light from the sun so when the sun is shining on you it is actually coming down on you but the light shining from the moon is the light from the sun which at night time is on the other side of the world ...