# Moon Science

What causes the phases of the moon as observed from the Earth?
A) Filtering of the light from the moon due to the Earth's atmosphere.
B) The tidal forces of the Earth's oceans change the appearance of the moon.
C) Change in distance of the moon from the Earth as it orbits in an elliptical orbit.
D) The angle of light from the sun as it reflects off the moon and viewed from the Earth's surface. ***

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1. During a new moon, the moon is
in between Earth and the Sun
in front of the sun, in back of Earth. ***
in front of Earth, in front of the sun.
alongside Earth and in front of the sun

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2. Yes, to both.

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3. Thx!!!!!

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4. Can you check my "Planets" post plz? Then Ill be done lol

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