Waxing Gibbous. Full moon. Waning Gibbous. Last (third) quarter moon.
What are the 12 phases of the Moon?
- New Moon.
- Waxing Crescent Moon.
- First Quarter Moon.
- Waxing Gibbous Moon.
- Full Moon.
- Waning Gibbous Moon.
- Third Quarter Moon.
- Waning Crescent Moon.
Why are there only 8 moon phases?
Because the moon is a sphere and orbits the Earth, we see it differently based on time. In the diagram, the phase of the moon is based on the position of the moon and how much sunlight is shining from the right side. Overall, it’s the “day-night line” that we see from Earth that represents the 8 phases of the moon.
How many phases Moon are there?
Finally, each phase is also named after its position in the full 29.5 day cycle based on whether it is growing (waxing) or shrinking (waning). The eight phases of the Moon in order are: new Moon.
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