Luna Cognita pp 849-880 | Cite as

Crater-Hopping: Observing the Moon From the Day Aft er Full to New

  • Robert A. Garfinkle


As you observe the waning Moon from its dazzling bright full moon phase, on the 15th day of a lunation, to its blacked-out new moon phase on the 29th day (actually the illuminated crescent is virtually impossible to observe after about the middle of the 28th day), you will want to revisit many of the features that you observed as the Sun rose over them.

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  • Robert A. Garfinkle
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  1. 1.Union CityUSA

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