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Unformatted text preview: 1-22-10Phases of the MoonHow many percentage of the moon is lit by the sunlight? 50 %Sun rise at 6 amNew moon rise at 6 amWe dont have eclipses every month because Moon orbit has a inclination to the elipticLunar eclipse- moon slides through earth shadowLunar eclipse happens at full phaseSolar eclipse moon must have new phaseSolar eclipse will occur 2 weeks after the lunarMoon rises 40 minutes later everyday50% of lunar surface is lit by the sunThe moon is at the first quarter phase if the sun is setting and the moon is crossing the meridianShape of lunar orbit is ellipticalSynodic month is 29.5 daysFlorida moon is waning crescent. What is china 12 hours later? Waning crescentSidereal month is 27.3 daysMoon rotates on its axisMotions of the planetsIn a geocentric model, predict the phase of Venus will be over the next few days when...
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