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Moon Phases Animation

Moon Phases Animation

Moon Phase Earth View Instructions The application is divided into three parts. On the left side we have the controls. In the central part we can observe the earth, moon and sun from space, and on the right side we have the perspective from Earth.Select the place from where you want to observe the moon: northern hemisphere, southern hemisphere or the equator.Move the circle that marks the day of the lunar month to observe the different moon phases.Move the circle that marks the hour to watch the sky at different times. Sunlight is responsible for both day and night on Earth and for the different phases of the Moon as seen from Earth. The time of the Moon’s rotation is the same as that of its orbit around the Earth (approximately 29 days), so we always see the same side of the moon. Although the sun always illuminates half of the Moon, the illuminated part will vary depending on the day, and is not always visible from Earth. The side of the Moon and its phases also vary depending on our location on Earth.

2012 March 12 - The Scale of the Universe Interactive Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2012 March 12 The Scale of the Universe - Interactive Flash Animation Credit & Copyright: Cary & Michael Huang Explanation: What does the universe look like on small scales? Tomorrow's picture: dust before galaxies Authors & editors: Robert Nemiroff (MTU) & Jerry Bonnell (UMCP)NASA Official: Phillip Newman Specific rights apply.NASA Web Privacy Policy and Important NoticesA service of:ASD at NASA / GSFC& Michigan Tech.

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