Astronomy Cast Ep. 234: Lunar Phases

Article written: 12 Oct , 2011
Updated: 14 Jan , 2016
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The Moon is a stark reminder that we actually live in a Universe filled with stars and planets and moons. The changing phases of the Moon show us the relative positions of the Earth, the Sun and the Moon as they interact with one another. Let’s learn about the different phases, the geometry of the whole system, and some of the interesting science wrapped up with our fascination of our only natural satellite.

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“Lunar Phases” on the Astronomy Cast website.

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