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Reflects sunlight (7%)
Why is the Moon is visible?
Synodic month
What is the name of period the Moon takes 29.5 days to go through called?
Solar Eclipse
What happens when the Moon passes infront of the Sun?
Lunar Eclipse
What happens when the Earth is between the Sun and Moon?
The Sun is 400 times further away and the Moon is 400 times smaller.
Why does the Sun and Moon appear roughly the same size from the Earth?
The Earth also continues on in its orbit of the Sun
Why is the Lunar cycle longer than the orbital period?
400
How many times further is the Sun from the Earth than the Moon and how many times smaller is the Moon than the Sun?