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What do you mean by a luminous object? Give example. Is moon a luminous object, as it appears bright at night? [3 MARKS]

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Luminous object: 1 Mark
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Moon: 1 Mark

The objects, which emit their own light, are known as luminous objects. Example: Sun.
No, the moon is not a luminous object because it does not emit its own light. The moon appears bright at night because it reflects the sunlight that falls on it.


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