Phases of the moon occur because
$(a)$. we can see only that part of the moon which reflects light towards us.
$(b)$. our distance from the moon keeps changing.
$(c)$. the shadow of the Earth covers only a part of the moon’s surface.
$(d)$. the thickness of the moon’s atmosphere is not constant.

AcademicPhysicsNCERTClass 8

Phases of the moon occur because we can see only that part of the moon that reflects light towards us.


So option $(a)$ is correct.

raja
Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:25:29

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