As there is no atmosphere on the moon, stars do not appear to twinkle when seen from there.
(a) What is atmospheric refraction ? What causes atmospheric refraction ? (b) Why do stars twinkle on a clear night ? (c) Explain why, the planets do not twinkle at night.
STATEMENT 1: Stars appear to twinkle when seen from the Moon.
STATEMENT 2: The refractive index of the Earth’s atmosphere is different at different altitudes.
Why do the stars appear to twinkle and not planets and the moon?
Stars can be seen from the moon even when its daylight there.