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Earthshine Sheds Light on Moon, and Our Planet

Key Facts In This Video

  1. Leonardo da Vinci was the first known scientist to describe and explain earthshine. 00:19

  2. When the moon is rising toward full, you can see Earthshine after sunset; before a new moon, you can see it before sunrise. 00:44

  3. Measuring the changing intensity of Earthshine can help scientists study climate change. 01:18