Phases Of The Moon

By:Camila Sanchez

The Moon Phases

New Moon, Waxing Crescent, First Quarter, Waxing Gibbious,Full Moon, Waning Gibbious, Last Quarter, Waning Crescent

Do the phases of the Moon affect the weather on earth

YES!! The moon phases cause ocean high tides and cause rainfall and in most cases flooding
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Lunar Months

The moon as most of you know has to go through 8 phases these phases are in a Lunar Month. A lunar Month is 29.53 earth days which is a month/ish here on earth

Further Informaton about phases

You may have personally observed that the moon goes through a complete moon phases cycle in about one month. That's true, but it's not exactly one month. The synodic period or lunation is exactly 29.5305882 days. It's the time required for the moon to move to the same position (same phase) as seen by an observer on earth. If you were to view the moon cycling the earth from outside our solar system (the viewpoint of the stars), the time required is 27.3217 days, roughly two days less.

Why is the moon important to earth

Because the moon brings high tides from the ocean which causes rain. The earth would be a dry place and with probably little life. Also at night it would be dark because the light reflecting on the moon is our only light at night
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Im An Expert

Why is Moon Phases important to space exprloration? Because it is going to be helpful if we do to mars

What was the purpose of Moon Phases? So people can learn why we need phases and the phases that we see

How was Moon Phases invented or discovered? There are many theorys as of how the moon was created but we know that the moon was formed ~ 4.5 billion years ago

Who were the important people/ animals/ devices? Hans Lippershey was important because he created the telescope which was first used to observe the moon from earth

Which countries were involved? None That i know of

What were the important “Firsts”?

What technology was involved in Moon Phases ? The telescope

Any important Places?

Is it still important?

When was it discovered or began – end? ~ 4.5 billion years ago

How does it affect us today? Because it affects our weather

What can be next for this topic?

Any other important or interesting facts? The moon does indeed have its own axis that it rotates on

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