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Thursday, 15 April 2021

Old Moon in the new Moon's arms...

Last night, just after sunset, there was a classic example of this beautiful phenomenon: the unlit portion of the waxing Moon was illuminated by reflected light from the Earth. It does demonstrate just how much of the light - and heat - we receive from the Sun is reflected back into space.

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