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How many moon phases are there in one year?

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Asked by tapan sinha, 28 Jan '13 06:06 pm
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The Earth and moon are partially lighted at all times, but the moon is not always seen at full phase because of the location of the moon with respect to the Sun and Earth. Observers standing on Earth see different phases of the moon or differing percents of of the lighted side of the moon. There are eight different phases thatan observer on Earth would see during one month. They are, listed in order of appearance, New Moon, New Crescent, First Quarter, New Gibbous, Full Moon, Old Gibbous, Last Quarter, and Old Crescent.
Answered by joyesh chakraborty, 28 Jan '13 11:30 pm

 
  
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The Earth and moon are partially lighted at all times, but the moon is not always seen at full phase because of the location of the moon with respect to the Sun and Earth. Observers standing on Earth see different phases of the moon or differing percents of of the lighted side of the moon. There are eight different phases thatan observer on Earth would see during one month. They are, listed in order of appearance, New Moon, New Crescent, First Quarter, New Gibbous, Full Moon, Old Gibbous, Last Quarter, and Old Crescent.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 28 Jan '13 06:11 pm

 
  
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The Earth and moon are partially lighted at all times, but the moon is not always seen at full phase because of the location of the moon with respect to the Sun and Earth. Observers standing on Earth see different phases of the moon or differing percents of of the lighted side of the moon. There are eight different phases thatan observer on Earth would see during one month. They are, listed in order of appearance, New Moon, New Crescent, First Quarter, New Gibbous, Full Moon, Old Gibbous, Last Quarter, and Old Crescent.
Answered by Quest, 28 Jan '13 09:33 pm

 
  
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The Earth and moon are partially lighted at all times, but the moon is not always seen at full phase because of the location of the moon with respect to the Sun and Earth. Observers standing on Earth see different phases of the moon or differing percents of of the lighted side of the moon. There are eight different phases thatan observer on Earth would see during one month. They are, listed in order of appearance, New Moon, New Crescent, First Quarter, New Gibbous, Full Moon, Old Gibbous, Last Quarter, and Old Crescent.
Answered by rajan, 12 Apr '13 06:56 am

 
  
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The Earth and moon are partially lighted at all times, but the moon is not always seen at full phase because of the location of the moon with respect to the Sun and Earth. Observers standing on Earth see different phases of the moon or differing percents of of the lighted side of the moon. There are eight different phases thatan observer on Earth would see during one month. They are, listed in order of appearance, New Moon, New Crescent, First Quarter, New Gibbous, Full Moon, Old Gibbous, Last Quarter, and Old Crescent.
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The Earth and moon are partially lighted at all times, but the moon is not always seen at full phase because of the location of the moon with respect to the Sun and Earth. Observers standing on Earth see different phases of the moon or differing percents of of the lighted side of the moon. There are eight different phases thatan observer on Earth would see during one month. They are, listed in order of appearance, New Moon, New Crescent, First Quarter, New Gibbous, Full Moon, Old Gibbous, Last Quarter, and Old Crescent
Answered by bunty singh, 15 Feb '13 08:55 pm

 
  
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The Earth and moon are partially lighted at all times, but the moon is not always seen at full phase because of the location of the moon with respect to the Sun and Earth. Observers standing on Earth see different phases of the moon or differing percents of of the lighted side of the moon. There are eight different phases thatan observer on Earth would see during one month. They are, listed in order of appearance, New Moon, New Crescent, First Quarter, New Gibbous, Full Moon, Old Gibbous, Last Quarter, and Old Crescent.
Answered by shrishti, 15 Feb '13 10:15 am

 
  
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The Earth and moon are partially lighted at all times, but the moon is not always seen at full phase because of the location of the moon with respect to the Sun and Earth. Observers standing on Earth see different phases of the moon or differing percents of of the lighted side of the moon. There are eight different phases thatan observer on Earth would see during one month. They are, listed in order of appearance, New Moon, New Crescent, First Quarter, New Gibbous, Full Moon, Old Gibbous, Last Quarter, and Old Crescent.
Answered by vijay shukla, 14 Feb '13 08:59 pm

 
  
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The Earth and moon are partially lighted at all times, but the moon is not always seen at full phase because of the location of the moon with respect to the Sun and Earth.
Answered by yohesh, 30 Jan '13 02:12 pm

 
  
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Depending on how picky you are 4 or 8
The 4 are New, First Quarter, Full, Last Quarter. (the reference to quarter is a bit confusing because the moon is a half moon semi-circle at the time.)
To get 8 you divide the interval and appearance between each of the 4.
Because the full cycle takes just over 28 days, each phase takes (and is presumably the source of) a week.
Answered by jakir hussain, 28 Jan '13 06:24 pm

 
  
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