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					            Moon Phases
•Moon phases are the different shapes of the
moon
•They come in weird shapes. One time it is
shaped like a banana and another time it is a full
circle.
Different types of Moon Phases
• These are the different types of moon
  phases
• In total, there are 8 phases.
          What causes it?
 The moon depends on it’s position
  and relation to the Sun and Earth.
 So as it orbits the sun, we see bright
  parts at different angles.
What does waning and waxing of the
           moon mean?
 A waning moon means the moon is decreasing
  in size, moving from the full moon to the new
  moon.
 The waxing moon means the moon is increasing
  in size from the new moon towards the full
  moon.
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