Explain why we always see the same side of the moon. - Science

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Explain why we always see the same side of the moon.

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We always see the same side of the moon because the period of rotation of the moon on its axis is equal to the period of its revolution around the earth, so we only see the side that faces us and this side faces at us all the time.

Concept: Moon and Its Phases
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Chapter 17: Stars and Solar System - Long Answer Questions [Page 102]

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NCERT Exemplar Class 8 Science
Chapter 17 Stars and Solar System
Long Answer Questions | Q 21. | Page 102
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