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Astronomy Cast

Wizzard Media

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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Science & Medicine 27
Natural Sciences 10

Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.

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Ep. 234: Lunar Phases

October 10th, 2011

Episode 266 of 464 episodes

The Moon is a stark reminder that we actually live in a Universe filled with stars and planets and moons. The changing phases of the Moon show us the relative positions of the Earth, the Sun and the Moon as they interact with one another. Let's learn about the different phases, the geometry of the whole system, and some of the interesting science wrapped up with our fascination of our only natural satellite.

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