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Originally posted by ArMaP
Judging by the difference in the number of craters on the far when compared to the near side, the Moon must have kept this orbit for many thousands of years, so I think it will be some more thousands until it changes it enough for us to see "the whole of the Moon".
Originally posted by KATSUO
wouldnt it slip.. adjust.. move a little.. over time..
being as wobbly as it is...
Originally posted by Shadow_Lord
Short term, no. Long term, probably. The Moon is locked with the Earth at it's current orbit distance. That distance is slowly changing. So thousands of years (maybe just a few hundred) as the distance changes, the rotation will no longer match the orbit speed.