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B Artic circle on the Moon

  1. Mar 21, 2017 #1
    Do the lunar poles have something like and Artic circle where the Sun and/or Earth are fully visible in the sky for very long periods of time?
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  3. Mar 21, 2017 #2


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    Yes, but the Moon's axial tilt with respect to the Sun is only ~1.5 degrees. This means the equivalent of an Arctic circle would only be about 45 1/2 km (28.4 miles) from the pole.
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