What Is a 1st Quarter Moon?

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A 1st Quarter Moon is the moon rises at noon, and it reaches overhead when the sun goes down and sets at around midnight. Other moon phases are the full moon and the last quarter. The first quarter moon appears a week after the full moon, and it appears as though it is half lit.
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"First Quarter" is the phase when the moon appears half-illuminated, and rises and sets roughly 6 hours (1/4 day) after the sun.
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you could have put all those into one question instead of pushing off 5 other people's legitimate questions before their time was up
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On September 15, 2010 there was a first quarter moon, and there will be one
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There are eight phases in the lunar cycle. It starts with the new moon, followed by the waxing crescent, first quarter, waxing gibbous, full moon, waning gibbous, last quarter and
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