How Long a Moon Day Is
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One Moon “day” is 29 1/2 Earth days. This rotation coincides perfectly with its rotation around the Earth so that we always only see one side of the Moon. Coincidence? I think not! Wake up Sheeple!
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LOL! Nice touch – “wake up Sheeple!”
No it’s NOT just a coincidence–it’s called Tidal Locking and it’s the rule rather than the exception throughout the cosmos. If you’re going to wake the sheeple, do so with truth–not superstitious mumbo-jumbo.
@evilroy: Let’s just all take a step back. That last part was a pretty clearly a joke. 😉 But seeing as it’s a “quick” fact, I didn’t want to go into a lot of detail. For those who want a little more, you can read about why the rotation of the moon is synchronized with it’s rotation around there Earth here (scroll down to the second Bonus Factoid).