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You see what I am a part of every day, yet you never see me! What am I?

Some clues?
A5: The big, flying GG around me.
B3: Red, yellow, green or blue will all work.
B4: Hit my head too hard :(

(It's my first puzzle, so I'm open to any suggestions! Good luck!)

Hint:

On a normal day, you can probably roughly point out where I am, but on certain days (e.g., yesterday (Jun. 24th, 2021)), you can't see me at all!

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  • $\begingroup$ Seems like no one has any ideas so far... Shall I add a hint? $\endgroup$
    – Jerry Dean
    Commented Jun 24, 2021 at 13:25
  • $\begingroup$ It's usually a good idea to wait at least 24 hours before hinting since there are potential solvers around the world who may not have had a chance to see it yet! $\endgroup$
    – SteveV
    Commented Jun 24, 2021 at 16:15
  • $\begingroup$ @SteveV Good point! I guess I'm being too anxious... $\endgroup$
    – Jerry Dean
    Commented Jun 24, 2021 at 16:19

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I think it's

The Dark Side of the Moon, also the title of a Pink Floyd album

Reasons:

You can see the moon, but obviously never its dark side, because it's unilluminated.* Note: As per Jaap Scherphuis, "The dark side of the moon is a misnomer. The back of the moon is not dark. The only time it is not illuminated at all is during a full moon, and at all other times it is partially illuminated, going through phases just like the front".

A5: The big, flying GG around me.

"The Great Gig in the Sky" is a song in the album.

B3: Red, yellow, green or blue will all work.

This is a reference to the album cover, shown below, which features the color spectrum: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/3/3b/Dark_Side_of_the_Moon.png This is a reference to the song "Any Colour You Like" (Thank you, hexomino).

B4: Hit my head too hard :(

"Brain Damage" is a song in the album.

And moreover, the clue numbers (A5, B3, B4) are references to specific songs (again, Hexomino discovered this part).

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  • $\begingroup$ The clue numbers (A5, B3, B4) seem to all be references to specific songs (track listings on A-side and B-side) so I think B3 might actually be rot13(Nal Pbybhe Lbh Yvxr). Nice solve! $\endgroup$
    – hexomino
    Commented Jun 25, 2021 at 21:11
  • $\begingroup$ @hexomino That's right! $\endgroup$
    – Jerry Dean
    Commented Jun 26, 2021 at 2:14
  • $\begingroup$ Can you please make a small fix? Rot13(Gur qnex fvqr bs gur zbba vf n zvfabzre. Gur onpx bs gur zbba vf abg qnex. Gur bayl gvzr vg vf abg vyyhzvangrq ng nyy vf qhevat n shyy zbba, naq ng nyy bgure gvzrf vg vf cnegvnyyl vyyhzvangrq, tbvat guebhtu cunfrf whfg yvxr gur sebag.) $\endgroup$ Commented Jun 26, 2021 at 7:21
  • $\begingroup$ @JaapScherphuis Done! $\endgroup$
    – Vir
    Commented Jun 26, 2021 at 8:07

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