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Phases of the Moon

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1: Phases of the moon diagram

2: New Moon day 0 | The new moon is the phase of the moon when the moon is not visible from the Earth, because the side of the moon that is facing us is not being lit by the sun.

3: The waxing crescent moon is part way between a new moon and a half moon. | WAXING CRESCENT MOON dAY 4

4: First quarter moon looks like half a circle. It is sometimes called a half moon. This Moon has completed one quarter of an orbit around the Earth from the new position and one quarter of the moon's surface is visible from Earth. | first quarter day 7

5: The waxing gibbous moon is between the first quarter moon and the full moon. | waxing gibbous day 10

6: The full moon appears as an entire circle in the sky. When two full moons occur in a single month, the second full moon is called a "Blue Moon." | Full moon day 14

7: Waning Gibbous day 18 | The waning gibbous moon is between a full moon and a last quarter moon.

8: The last quarter moon looks like half a circle in the sky, like the first quarter moon, In the last quarter phase, the opposite side of the moon is lit as in the first quarter moon phase. | last quarter day 22

9: waning crescent day 26 | The waning crescent moon is part way between the last quarter moon and a new moon.

10: The new moon on day 29 restarts the entire cycle of the moon's phases.

11: The gradual phases of the moon.

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  • Title: Phases of the Moon
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  • Published: over 8 years ago