How can we see the moon during daylight?
The Earth rotates around it's own axis every 24 hours.
The side of the Earth which faces the Sun is considered day.
The moon roughly revolves around the Earth every 28 days.
The moon does not produce any light itself.
When you see the moon you are seeing light which is reflected
off the moon's surface.
The amount of light reflected depends on the angle the moon
makes between the Earth and the Sun.
These cause the phases of the moon.
For example, when the Earth is between the moon and the Sun,
a full moon is seen only at night. Because the side of the moon
which reflects the sunlight is facing the part of the Earth that is
facing away from the Sun. You can only see a full moon at night.
When the moon is between the Earth and the Sun, the side of
the moon which is reflecting the sunlight is pointed away from
the Earth, so you can't see the light. This is a new moon.
Between these two extremes are the other phases,
crescents, quarters, gibbons. Each representing more and more
of the surface of the moon which is reflecting the sunlight.
During these phases, portions of the Earth can see the reflected
sunlight off the moon while that portion also faces the sun.
Hence you see the moon during the day.
If you see the moon rising after the sunrise the moon is going
from new moon to full moon. Each morning you will see more
and more of the moon, and the moon will rise later and later.
Until the moon only rises after the sunsets, which would be a full moon.
Similarly, if the moon is east of the sun, the moon is going from new moon to full moon.
If you see the moon setting before the sunset, the moon is going from full moon to a new moon. Each evening you will see less and less of the moon until the moon disappears which would be a new moon.
Similarly, if the moon is west of the sun the moon is going from full moon to new moon.
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It's still the moon. The English language has no separate word for when it is seen in the daytime instead of at night.
The moon does not "go" anywhere during daylight. Sometimes the moon is visible during the night time hours, sometimes during daytime, and sometimes during parts of both day an…d night. the other side of the earth usually
Because at the time of each new moon, the earth is blocking the light from the sun from reflecting off the surface of the moon. _____________________________________________…_______________ I disagree. At the moment of "new moon," and when there is also not a solar eclipse going on (which can only happen at new moon), you cannot see the moon because you would have to look almost directly at the Sun to view it. The Sun's brightness and glare prevents you from seeing the unlit side of the Moon presented toward Earth. The time when Earth's shadow blocks the Sun's light from reaching the Moon is called a lunar (opposite of solar) eclipse. This can only happen at full moon; however, it never results in the Moon being invisible. The Moon will always be visible during the deepest lunar eclipse because of Earth's atmosphere, which bends and refracts some of the Sun's light onto the moon's surface. You cannot see the moon at or near the moment of "new moon" because the bright Sun is almost directly "behind" it from our point of view.
Yes, it is possible to see a full moon during daylight hours because it is big and brightly lit by the Sun. When you look at the Moon, you are seeing the light which reflects …off it. Also because of it's size.
When the moon is seen from earth during your daylight hours is it the moon you see or a relection from space?
It is the moon you see,
Without the Sun, there would be nothing to see . The sun is so hot and yellow that it stands out against the blue sky.
At new moon, the side of the moon facing Earth is dark and therefore can't be seen period.\n. \nJust before or after new moon you get a crescent moon, which can be seen durin…g daylight if it's far enough away from the sun.
You can see the Moon in the daytime because it is big and brightly lit by the sun.
We cant see stars during day light because as we known that the definition of the star is that a body which do not have its own light.So,during the day the light of the sun is… to bright and it blocks out all the other stars.
The reason that you cannot see stars in the daytime is because of the scattered sunlight that comes from every direction; the scattered light is so bright that the stars can't… be noticed. But in a deep well or pit, or from a sinkhole in a cave, only the light straight down gets to your eye; not the light scattered from all the other directions. If you can block out enough of the scattered light, you can see the stars. In space, where there is no atmosphere, the stars are always visible.
No. You still have to look upward through the sunlit atmosphere. The airborne dust creates the light haziness, which makes starlight extremely hard to see.
The only reasons why you wouldn't be able to see the full moon would be that either it is daytime (the full moon rises at sunset, and sets at sunrise), or it is during totalit…y of a lunar eclipse, or your eyes are closed. The full moon is the brightest thing in the night sky. It's almost possible to read by it.
Because its position in the sky relative to Earth and the Sun means that the face pointing to Earth is unlit. As the month progresses the relative positions change and more an…d more of the face we see is lit, so it starts off as a small crescent and gradually gets bigger.
No we can see the moon , but the light of the sun is to bright.