MinuteEarth Explains ‘Why Do We Only See One Side of the Moon?’

"Earth and Moon Animation"

We always see the same side of the Moon from Earth. Only 59 percent of the Moon’s surface is visible from Earth at one time. So why do we only see one side of the Moon? Though the moon rotates around its axis, the far side or dark side of the moon never faces earth.

Check out this educational video by MinuteEarth that explains the science behind this celestial phenomenon.

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