Lunar Phases Worksheet

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Use the website found at obrienlions.com/classes/astronomy/ to answer these questions. Go through
the tutorial and then work on your own to answer the questions.

List the phases of the moon in order starting with new moon and going through all the phases.

     Phase          What we see       When it rises    When it transits      When it sets
                     No moon
   New Moon                             At sunrise          At noon            At sunset




                       No moon
   New Moon                             At sunrise          At noon            At sunset


1. What does a crescent look like?


2. What does a gibbous look like?


3. What does waxing mean?


4. What does waning mean?

				
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