Caption: Moon rotation. At the start, the familiar near side of the Moon is seen. As the clip progresses, the surface of the far side comes into view. This side is never seen from Earth as the Moon is tidally locked in its orbit, with the near side permanently facing Earth.

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Keywords: astronomy, far side, feature, features, globe, maria, moon, near side, planet, rotating, rotation, space, surface, tidal locking, tidally locked, universe

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Moon rotation

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Duration: 00:00:59.3

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 29.97

Audio: No

Format: QuickTime, Photo JPEG 100%, progressive scan, square pixels

File size: 706.2M


Capture format: QuickTime Animation

Codec: Photo - JPEG

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