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How much do you know about the moon?

By: Anna Norris on Oct. 21, 2015, 11:12 a.m.
moonrise over water

Photo: Maxime Raynal/flickr

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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 have some answers — with some fantastic photography to boot.