Caption: Timelapse sequence showing the progression of moon phases over the course of a lunar month. Starting with a thin waxing crescent, the Moon grows through the first quarter (half moon, west side lit), waxing gibbous, Full Moon, waning gibbous, last quarter and waning crescent to the invisible New Moon. This cycle takes around 29.5 days.

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Cycle of lunar phases

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