Thursday, April 18, 2013

Fact of the Day: Solar Moonlight

While moonlight is light coming from the moon, its real source isn't lunar at all. Moonlight is actually mostly reflected sunlight and a little starlight.

19 comments:

Kay said...

Do you think it sounds more romantic to think it comes from the moon?

Anna-Alina said...

Yes! I know it!^^

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Cool bit of info!

Unknown said...

Sun light at night, the moon sounds like a dreary place

Beauty Follower said...

Sun rules again lol!

MEcoy said...

well a cool phenomenon right?

DEZMOND said...

that's a delightful info, Adam

Christine said...

If I knew that I had forgotten, still it looks beautiful.

Dana said...

Something I knew! LOL

A Beer for the Shower said...

Knew about the sunlight, but not about the starlight.

Fundy Blue said...

Hi Adam! I see your icon every day on the blogs I follow! I've been meaning to pop over and check you out. I love the moon lit picture you posted with your fact. I hope that you are enjoying your day!

Teddi said...

yep. i remember a novel describing the moon is like a mirror of the sun.

Blue Grumpster said...

I know a moon that absorbs light ;)

Emmylou said...

Cool info:)

Winnie said...

I find the universe fascinating.

Paul said...

I am shocked by the information as it shows up how little I know! Great photo!

Pat Hatt said...

So the moon is light bright for the sun.

Unknown said...

interesting info
like it

Theresa Mahoney said...

Interesting! Thanks for that bit of trivia today!