Kōrero: Night sky

Phases of the moon

The moon is visible at night because one side reflects sunlight. During the moon’s monthly orbit of earth, different portions are lit up, as this animation shows.

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Source: NASA

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Field and Maggy Wassilieff, 'Night sky - Earth’s near neighbours', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/7897/phases-of-the-moon (accessed 15 December 2019)

He kōrero nā John Field and Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006