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Posted by Keith/">Keith on August 23, 1999 15:29:09 UTC

If you are on the Earth facing side of the moon, you will not see the Earth move appreciably with respect to your horizon, this is because the Moon's rotation is in sync with its rotation around the Earth. The " Earthrise " pictures brought back by the Apollo missions were taken from the orbiting module.

The Sun should appear to rise and set just about 13 times in a year. ie once per "lunar month"

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