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Name: Adrain
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Date: 1999 - 2000

How can the moon spin on an "axis" just like the earth, if we see the same side of the moon at all times? I can see how it orbits the earth on a plane, but if it spun on an axis (completing a 360) as it orbits the earth, then we would see all sides of the moon?

You just have to try it yourself: walk around your mailbox, facing it all the time. Sometime during your trip you'll see your house in the background; sometime later you'll see the street. You MUST be spinning if you see these things, yet your mailbox never sees the back of your head.

Tim Mooney

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