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The Rotating Moon

The Rotating Moon - 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy (5/14)

The Moon is like a loyal servant to a Queen, and never turns its back on the Earth. Discover how the Moon's orbit means we always see its best side. Read the transcript of this video (PDF).

The 5th cartoon in "60 Second Adventures in Astronomy" series, created by the Open University. Narrated by David Mitchell.

More "60 Second Adventures in Astronomy" cartoons.

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