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How much of the moons area can be seen from earths surface?



A. 35%.
B. 50%.
C. 59%.
D. 74%.

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Asked by Stylish.dude, Last updated: Jan 15, 2020

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered Oct 16, 2017

I like boobies aye aye aye aye aye aye

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Oct 11, 2016

59%.

When the Moon is full, half (50%) of its area is visible. Since the far side remains permanently hidden, that would seem to be that. However, irregularities called librations in the Moons orbit cause the satellite to wobble slightly.
 

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