Phases of the Moon

This article is about the different phases of the moon and is from Time Magazine. In this article, the phases of the moon are described. On average, it takes the moon 29 days 12 hours and 44 minutes to go from one new moon to the next. It discusses the primary phases of the moon which are the new moon, first quarter moon, full moon, and third quarter moon. The intermediate phases of the moon that occur between the primary phases are waxing crescent, waxing gibbous, waning gibbous, and waning crescent. This article also discusses how the different phases of the moon depend on its position in relation to the sun and the Earth. Along with a description of each phase of the moon, this article also describes Lunation, which is a cycle of the moon that starts at new moon and lasts until the next new moon.

This website can be found at: http://www.astrologyweekly.com/moon-phases/phases-of-the-moon.php

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