"आज चाँद छोटा है।"

Translation:The moon is small today.

December 19, 2018

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Actually the size of the Moon doesn't change much, but the distance between the Moon and Earth changes by as much as 75 meters per second due to factors such as non-circular orbit and influences from other celestial bodies. That's gravity for you. When a full moon approximately coincides with the farthest distance that the Moon reaches from Earth in its elliptic orbit, the lunar disk as seen from Earth will appear slightly smaller than usual. The technical term for this phenomenon is apogee syzygy, full Moon at apogee, or micromoon. The opposite terms are perigee syzygy, full Moon at perigee, or supermoon. Furthermore the Moon is spiraling away from Earth by an average of 3.8 cm per year. I'm basically quoting from Wikipedia here. The word syzygy intrigues me.


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Actually in the day moon is not visible.. so i did try to use tonight.. But tonight is not accepting...


The moon definitely is visible during the day quite often.


Same for me and it is probabbly beacause if did not sat ag rath surag thotah hai


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Why 'The moon today is small' is not accepted?


That's not the correct word order in English.


The moon does not change in size- it looks like it gets larger or smaller because of the reflection of light


No It's distance with us changes that's why we see different sizes, vut this does not happen often. If you look at the Moon on a full moon, it might be a super moon if it is larger than usual. Also, the Moon looks larger if close to the horizon

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