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How much do you know about the moon?

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Lunar mystery

Humans have long been fascinated by that big round orb in the sky. Bright and beautiful, the moon makes a steady march to the stage to make a glorious appearance — and then promptly hides again. Its mysterious effects on Earth's oceans and inhabitants keep us wondering, which leads us to ask: how much do you know about it? From phases to special moon events, we've got some answers — with some fantastic photography to boot. (Text: Anna Norris)