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The Moon's Sodium Tail
The Moon Has a Tail!
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Key Facts In This Video
The moon has a tail that can grow to more than 400,000 km long. 00:05
Sodium atoms in our atmosphere trailing from the moon make it seem as though the moon has a yellowish tail. 00:24
The moon's incredibly thin atmosphere is called an exosphere. 00:57
When the moon is new, the moon's tail is blowing toward Earth. 02:19