What is a waxing moon?

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A waxing moon is a term that is used to refer to a phase of the moon particularly when is getting larger in the sky, moving from the New Moon headed for the Full Moon.
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Waxing is when the moons illumination gets bigger. Waning is when the moons illumination gets smaller. As the moon orbits the earth, what you see from earth, is the moon reflecting
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( ′waks·iŋ ′mün ) (astronomy) The moon between new and full, when its visible part is increasing.
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1. The first thing you need to do is locate the moon. Depending on where it is in its phase, it could be visible during the day or the night. If it is new or full, wait a couple of
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When the moon is getting bigger it is waxing and when the moon is getting smaller,
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waxing moon
NOUN
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the moon at any time after new moon and before full moon, so called because its illuminated area is increasing.
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A waxing moon is when the moon is at the brightest it can be in between a quarter moon phase and a full moon phase. This is when the sun is on the moon the most.
Have you ever looked in the sky and wandered if the moon you where looking at is a waxing moon. Well you can know if it is if the moon looks like the letter D. That's right, the moon will be smooth and round on the right side and jagged and straight on the the left.
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