Can the Moon Ever Be Completely Dark?


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The moon can be completely dark during a new moon. Although the moon does not emit its own light, but rather reflects the Sun’s light, when the moon moves between the earth and the Sun, the moon appears dark. During the new moon phase, the moon is not visible to us.

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What are the Phases of the Moon?

Let’s take a look at the phases of the moon in more detail…

Can Everyone on Earth See the Moon at the Same Time?

The people on the South side of the horizon will see the moon as it appears, and the people on the north side of the horizon will see the upside-down version of the same moon. The moon will still look the same.

What is a Super Moon?

A super moon appears when the timing of the full moon is the same as when the moon is closest to the earth. When this happens, the moon appears bigger and brighter to us.

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