gibbous moon


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gibbous moon

Also called a humped Moon this is when the Moon appears between half and full.
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She became more sociable, and I was beginning to be very happy; but, on coming within sight of the grim old hall, she stood still, and turned towards me while she spoke, as if expecting I should go no further, that the conversation would end here, and I should now take leave and depart - as, indeed, it was time to do, for 'the clear, cold eve' was fast 'declining,' the sun had set, and the gibbous moon was visibly brightening in the pale grey sky; but a feeling almost of compassion riveted me to the spot.
7 DAWN: It gets crowded above the Teapot in Sagittarius as the waning gibbous Moon floats some 1 1/2[degrees] above Saturn and a little more than 4[degrees] above and right of Mars.
However, Ms Wibisono said moonlight from the waning gibbous moon - a phase where the Earth's natural satellite is partially illuminated by direct sunlight - might make it harder to spot the fainter meteors.
Some experts have suggested the appearance of a bright gibbous moon later in the night, when the meteor shower would be at its peak, may render the show less impressive, (http://news.
On June 17, the waxing gibbous Moon will appear close by this group.
JANUARY 19 The waxing gibbous Moon occults (covers) Aldebaran for much of the U.
The waning gibbous moon will be out in full force during the shower's peak, but skywatchers in dark areas of the Northern Hemisphere during the wee hours of Thursday morning might still get a decent show.
Finn's collection, however, is not one of drama; his quiet essays are deliberate and powerful, each one containing that nugget of surprise, such as the gentle quality of a passage both feminine and haunting: "Above the geese the soft colors of the afternoon deepen into a tremendous wound and a gibbous moon is birthed, shadows crawling over the snow to dissolve into the river.
At the junction of Thornaby Road and Bader Avenue the Spitfire sits on the roundabout under a bright waxing gibbous moon.
A gibbous moon rode high above a rising sea of cloud, a fitful breeze eddied among the new leaves, turning them insideout.
SEE He's hooked his camera up to an eight-inch Skywatcher to produce the main image on this page of the waxing gibbous moon.
Plate 4 Crescent and gibbous moons: Draw a crescent-shaped moon and cut it out; the other piece is the gibbous moon.