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The moon at any time after new moon and before full moon, so called because its illuminated area is increasing.
the moon at any time after full moon and before new moon (so calledbecause its illuminated area is decreasing).
It’s when the Moon is more than half full, but not quite fully illuminated, when you look at it from the perspective of Earth.
A crescent moon is part way between a half moon and a new moon, or between a new moon and a half moon.
A lunar cycle is the cycle that the moon goes through every 29.5 days. The lunar cycle is how long it takes to show the whole moon.