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Phases of the Moon: Diagram

April 12th, 2010 · Comments Off on Phases of the Moon: Diagram · astronomy, Radnor Lake

Have you ever wondered exactly what causes the various stages or phases of the moon and its ‘light’? (I enclose light in quotes since, of course, the moon never gives off its own light, but only reflects it.) I recently found a diagram which does a great job in explaining the phases of the moon.

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