Sunday, 4 December 2011

Phases of the Moon

The Moon is the brightest objects in the night sky.However,it does not emit light.The Moon appears bright at night because it reflects light from the Sun to the Earth.

From the Earth,the Moon looks like it is changing its shape.Actually it does not.It is caused by the different positions of the Moon that we see from the Earth.This is called the phases of the Moon.There are four major phases of the Moon.