Moon Motions

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Description: Even though the moon does not appear to turn on its own axis from the Earth?s point of view, it is indeed rotating as it revolves around the Earth. In the following activity, you will investigate the actual and apparent motions of the moon.

Keywords: moon, motions, turn, axis, earth, point, view, rotating, revolves, activity, investigate, actual, apparent

Created by: Heather Krieger Added: 2005-09-01

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