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Can the moon orbit around the sun?

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The moon does orbit the Sun. Locked in orbit around the Earth, as the Earth orbits the Sun, the moon orbits the Sun.

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The Earth is in direct orbit around the Sun, while the moon is in direct orbit around the earth. The moon progresses around the sun with us, but it orbits the earth as it does so. the moon is in an indirect orbit around the sun.


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How does the earth sun and moon move around each other?

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