During a new moon, how much of the moon receives direct sunlight from the sun?

Answer The sun always shines on half of the moon, including during a new moon when, from Earth, the moon seems to have gone dark. During a new moon, the moon is between the sun and Earth, the moon's sun-... Read More »

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What is the difference between "28mm wide-angle" and "24mm ultra wide-angle lens"?

If you own a Sony, Pentax or Nikon DSLR the 24mm lens will have the equivalent angle of view of a 36mm lens on a full-frame DSLR while the 28mm lens will have the equivalent angle of view of a 42mm... Read More »

How wide is a double-wide trailer?

Double-wide trailers are usually between 20 and 32 feet wide. Each section of a double-wide mobile home is between 10 and 16 feet wide, so that the sections can be towed to the site separately and ... Read More »

Do wide screen movies fit wide screen tvs perfectly with no black bars?

ASPECT RATIO:…The ratio of the HEIGHT and WIDTH of your TV are likely NOT EQUALto the HEIGHT and WIDTH of the MOVIE.Therefore there's no way to display the... Read More »

When NASA was communicating with astronauts on the Moon the time from sending to receiving was 1.28 s What is the distance to the Moon based on this?

The radio signals travel at the speed of light, approximately 300,000 km/sec (186,000 mi/sec). The distance would be 1.28 x 300,000 or about 384,000 kilometers.*The actual time is an estimate, and ... Read More »