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How many moon phases are there?

Retry Correct Incorrect The moon’s different phases cause changes in its appearance. As it orbits Earth, the moon cycles through eight distinct phases, with its four primary phases occurring about a week apart. The eight phases are: new, waxing crescent, first quarter, waxing gibbous, full, waning gibbous, third quarter, and waning crescent.

How many moon phases are there?

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