answersLogoWhite

0

Is moon a source of light?

Updated: 4/28/2022
User Avatar

Wiki User

14y ago

Best Answer

The moon's light is reflected from the sun, so the moon itself is not a source of light. The light you see is light hitting the moon from the sun.

User Avatar

Wiki User

14y ago
This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Is moon a source of light?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

Can you explain why the moon is not a source of light?

The moon is not a source of light because it simply reflects the suns light, therefore it is not a direct source of light


Is moon source of light?

No. The moon reflects light off the sun.


Why does the moon shine if it is not a light source?

The Moon reflects the light of the Sun.


What is a source of the Moon's light called?

Our sun is the source.


Is the sun direct light?

Yes because it is a source of light. However, the moon is not direct light as it is not a source. It reflects the light of the sun and that is why we see the moon as 'shining.'


Does the moon has its own light source?

No. The moon shines because it reflects light from the Sun.


What is the source of light for Jupiter and its moon?

Jupiter and its moons get light from the same source we do: the sun.


Is the moon a light source?

No, moon is not a light source, if we consider the moon as a light source, the mirror will also be called a source of light!!!! Every object seen by reflecting light from another object is called a non luminous body. As mirror, book, cup are not light sources, moon is not also a light source because it just reflect the light from the sun.


Is the sun the only light source in the universe?

No, the Sun is not the only light source in the univrse. Every star is it's own light source, just as the sun is, but due to there distance they are not very effective. The Moon also creates a light source, because it reflects the light from the Sun back to earth. In the same way, if we where on the Moon, the Earth would be a light source, reflecting the light from the Sun at the moon.


What is the main source of moon's light?

It is the reflection of sun light.


Is the moon source of light?

No, it only reflects the Sun's light.


Who determined that the moon was not a source of light but reflected light?

Galileo