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why does the moon get so hot during the day and so cold at night

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Submitted: 10 years ago.
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Expert:  Guillaume Lantin replied 10 years ago.

The moon gets extreme temperatures because there is no atmosphere on it. The day, the moon receives all the heat from the sun as there is no protection. The night, the heat received is immediately lost as there is no insulation. With an atmosphere, temperature would be more balanced.

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