# Does the moon rotate on its axis like planet earth? Why or why not?

Moon rotates on its axis once in 27 days and 8 hours.

#### Explanation:

Moon also go round the Earth in same 27 days 8 hours.So we see only one face of Moon.This is called tidal locking.

Feb 19, 2016

Moon spins through 2$\pi$ radians, with respect to the Sun, during this period.