Just like the moon is still around during the day, so are the stars! The only difference is that you don’t see stars during the day because the light from the sun makes the sky so bright that it overpowers their light. But because the light being reflected by the moon is much brighter, you can often still see it even when the sky is all lit up by the sun!
Here are some other neat facts about the moon!Have you ever wondered how big the moon is?? Do you think it’s bigger, smaller, or the same size as Earth? – The answer is that it’s about Â¼ the size of Earth!How far away do you think the moon is from Earth? A couple of miles? – More like an average of 238,855 miles! WHOA!What else have you learned about the moon?
Sources & links
Barrans, Richard E. Jr., Ph.D. “Moon During the Day.” Ask a Scientist. Newton BBS, Argonne National Library ”“ Division of Educational Programs. 18 Oct. 2009 “Earth’s Moon: Facts & Figures.” Solar System Exploration. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 18 Oct. 2009 Palmer, David and Tim Kallman. “The Moon During the Day.” Ask an Astrophysicist. 1997. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 18 Oct. 2009