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NASA: Earth's Satellite

Discussion in 'Tech, Science, and Space' started by Robby, Apr 28, 2011.

  1. Robby

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    This waxing gibbous moon with 83 percent of the disk illuminated was photographed by retired AT&T engineer and amateur photographer Ralph H. Bernstein on April 14, 2011, in Monmouth County, New Jersey. A gibbous moon is but one of the moon's phases and occurs when the size of the illuminated portion is greater than half, but not yet a full moon. A waxing gibbous moon is the period between a first quarter moon and a full moon, when the illuminated region of the moon is increasing each day. Image Credit: Ralph H. Bernstein (Used by Permission) (More at NASA Picture Of The Day)
     

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