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Does the moon rotate on its own axis, like the earth, or do we see the same surface all the time?



Replies:
Byron,

The moon does rotate on it's axis, in the sense that it makes one rotation for each revolution around the Earth. So, we see the same face of the Moon all of the time. It would be interesting to ask an astronomer how many of the moons in our solar system do the same thing.

David Cook
Meteorologist at Argonne Nat. Lab.



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