Why the moon is shining?

Why the moon is shining?

One of the mysteries, has long ceased to be a legend, is the moonlight. Moon, unlike the stars, including the Sun, emits constant light, but may reflect a stranger. Therefore, the moonlight - it's just the sun's rays reflected from the surface of the moon.

Why the moon is shining?

You may have heard the expression "the dark side of the moon." It does not mean that some part of the lunar surface can not reflect light. Just the Moon rotates around its axis at the same speed, which makes a complete revolution around the Earth, and so all the time it turned to the same side.

Why the moon is shining?

However, now the reverse side of the image of the moon, obtained from satellites, seen on the screens of their TVs people in many countries.