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Unformatted text preview: and your time depends upon where you are relative to the Sun. A few basic rules to follow for the Moon-rising-setting problems -1. New Moon is in line with the Sun, so it does everything exactly when the Sun does its stuff - rises at 6 AM, sets at 6 PM, and on the meridian at Noon. 2. Full Moon does everything at opposite times relative to the Sun - rises at 6 PM, sets at 6 AM, and is highest (on the meridian) at Midnight. 3. The Quarter phases are located at a 90 degree angle relative to the Sun. Once you figure these things out, it is pretty easy to figure out what the Moon is doing and when it is doing it....
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2011 for the course AST AST1002 taught by Professor Emilyhoward during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10