Back to Home

UFO Forum Message

Forums: Atm · Astrophotography · Blackholes · Blackholes2 · CCD · Celestron · Domes · Education
Eyepieces · Meade · Misc. · God and Science · SETI · Software · UFO · XEphem
RSS Button

Home | Discussion Forums | UFO Discussion and Tracking | Post

Be the first pioneers to continue the Astronomy Discussions at our new Astronomy meeting place...
The Space and Astronomy Agora
Question Answered

Forum List | Follow Ups | Post Message | Back to Thread Topics | In Response To
Posted by Richard on January 6, 2012 05:57:59 UTC

A simple experiment illustrates that the moon must rotate in order for it to constantly face towards the earth Simply draw a picture of the earth in the center with the moon orbit on the outside of it and then take an object and facing towards the earth and follow the orbits around the earth without spinning the object and you'll see when you get to the other side of the earth it's facing the back side.
Therefore if the moon did not spin you would see the back side

Follow Ups:

    Login to Post
    Additional Information
    About Astronomy Net | Advertise on Astronomy Net | Contact & Comments | Privacy Policy
    Unless otherwise specified, web site content Copyright 1994-2018 John Huggins All Rights Reserved
    Forum posts are Copyright their authors as specified in the heading above the post.
    "dbHTML," "AstroGuide," "ASTRONOMY.NET" & "VA.NET"
    are trademarks of John Huggins