Earth's Moon

Lunar Libration

A video of lunar libration made by taking photos night after night for a month, showing a wobbleThe Moon is locked with the Earth, which means that we always see the same side of the Moon. You would think that this meant that we could only see 50% of the Moon's surface, but we can see slightly more from Earth.


Karlie Noon

Karlie Noon
Karlie Noon
Credit: Rhett Wyman, Sydney Morning Herald
Used by permission

Occupation: Astronomer

Research Areas: Galaxy Evolution, Indigenous Astronomy, Moon Haloes

 

Moonsaig

Wedi’i anelu at ddisgyblion 7-14 oed, mae’r gweithgaredd hwn yn cynnwys cydosod jig-so mawr o'r Leuad. Mae’r canlyniad terfynol yn ddelwedd fanwl, lle gall y disgyblion wedyn defnyddio fo i astudio wyneb y Lleuad.

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