Lunar Orbit to Ecliptic
Name: Andrew W.
Date: 1999 - 2000
What are the highest norhtern and southern latitudes
that the moon orbits above? Is it limited to the same range between tropics
of cancer and capricorn as the sun?
The answer to this question is approximately 28 degrees 35 minutes North or
This value is the combined value of 23 degrees 27 minutes (the Earth's
tilt, the tropics) and 5 degrees 8 minutes (the tilt of the Moon's orbit to
the Earth's orbit).
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