Moon Phases

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Moon Phases

The different shapes of the moon you see from earth are called phases. Phases are caused by the motions of the moon around earth. As the moon orbits earth the relative positions of the moon earth, and the sun. The changing relative positions of the moon, earth, and sun cause the phases of the moon. It takes about 29.5 days after the last new moon, a new moon occurs again.

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