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Why Does The Moon Shine?

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Earth's Moon - Luna - Why Does The Moon Shine?

Earth's Moon - Luna - Why Does The Moon Shine?

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Why does the moon shine?

When we see the moon, what we call moon shine is due to the light of the sun shining on the moon's surface. We are just seeing a reflection of the light of the sun. Think about that the next time you stroll in the moon shine.

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