June 17, 2024
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Discovery

When to see the Full Moon and its phases

A composite image showing the Full Moons in 2020 and 2021 by month. Credit: Soumyadeep Mukherjee. The Full Moon phenomenon arises when our planet, Earth, is precisely sandwiched between the Sun and the Moon. This alignment ensures that the entire side of the Moon facing us shines in the sunlight. Thanks to the Moon's orbit

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Discovery

When to see the Full Moon and its phases

A composite image showing the Full Moons in 2020 and 2021 by month. Credit: Soumyadeep Mukherjee. The Full Moon phenomenon arises when our planet, Earth, is precisely sandwiched between the Sun and the Moon. This alignment ensures that the entire side of the Moon facing us shines in the sunlight. Thanks to the Moon's orbit

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Astronomy

When to see the Full Moon and its phases

A composite image showing the Full Moons in 2020 and 2021 by month. Credit: Soumyadeep Mukherjee. The Full Moon phenomenon arises when our planet, Earth, is precisely sandwiched between the Sun and the Moon. This alignment ensures that the entire side of the Moon facing us shines in the sunlight. Thanks to the Moon's orbit

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Discovery

When to see the Full Moon and its phases

A composite image showing the Full Moons in 2020 and 2021 by month. Credit: Soumyadeep Mukherjee. The Full Moon phenomenon arises when our planet, Earth, is precisely sandwiched between the Sun and the Moon. This alignment ensures that the entire side of the Moon facing us shines in the sunlight. Thanks to the Moon's orbit

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Discovery

This week in astronomy with Dave Eicher

Return to article list Saturn and its thin ring system make an appearance next to the Moon this week. In this view at 4 a.m. EDT local time on May 31, Saturn is just 0.4° from the Moon. Credit: Astronomy: Roen Kelly This week, we have another beautiful conjunction in the morning sky as the

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Astronomy

When to see the Full Moon and its phases

A composite image showing the Full Moons in 2020 and 2021 by month. Credit: Soumyadeep Mukherjee. The Full Moon phenomenon arises when our planet, Earth, is precisely sandwiched between the Sun and the Moon. This alignment ensures that the entire side of the Moon facing us shines in the sunlight. Thanks to the Moon's orbit

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