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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 South.

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).

Howard Barnes.

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