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a tide just after the first or third quarters of the moon when there is the least difference between high and low water.
a tide just after a new or full moon, when there is the greatest difference between high and low water.
the state of the tide when at its highest level.
an eclipse in which the moon appears darkened as it passes into the earth's shadow
an eclipse in which the sun is obscured by the moon
the moon at any time after full moon and before new moon (so called because its illuminated area is decreasing).
the moon at any time after new moon and before full moon, so called because its illuminated area is increasing.
rotation of a satellite in which the period of rotation is equal to the period of orbit around its primary, leaving the same face always pointing toward the primary:
the moons orbit around the earth
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