Isabel M. Lewis

1 Quotation from Isabel M. Lewis

earthshine n. 1921 I. M. Lewis Popular Astronomy: Keeping Track of Moon in Science and Invention Jan. 1021 (caption) The faint illumination of the dark portion so frequently seen at the crescent phase is due to the fact that the earth as seen from the moon is now nearly β€˜full’ and we see this β€˜earth-shine’ reflected back to us from the lunar surface.