BC: Created by Julie Fuller
FC: The Moon and it's Phases By: Julie Fuller
1: The lunar cycle takes 29.5 days from full moon to full moon. In between this is the new moon which we cannot see. We can however see 6 other types of moons, as you will see a few of on the following pages.
2: The beautiful glow of a first quarter moon taken on a cold winter evening.
3: A first quarter moon taken in the early morning hours. If you look closely you can even see some of the craters the moon.
4: A complete full moon as seen from behind these branches. at full moon the angle between the sun, earth and the moon is 180 degrees.
5: A beautiful waxing gibbous moon, which is present right before a full moon appears.
6: A waxing crescent moon which crosses the meridian half way thru the evening.