Phases of the Moon: Worksheet

Fall 2008 ASTR 110L, Sec. 1 Name: ________________

Chart for recording Moon's position and phase.

Chart for plotting position and phase of the Moon. Date each plot.

a circle
Date/time: ________
a circle
Date/time: ________
a circle
Date/time: ________
a circle
Date/time: ________
       
a circle
Date/time: ________
a circle
Date/time: ________
a circle
Date/time: ________
a circle
Date/time: ________
       
a circle
Date/time: ________
a circle
Date/time: ________
a circle
Date/time: ________
a circle
Date/time: ________

Sketch the Moon each night you observe. Note if you can see earthshine.



  a circle
Moon
a circle
ball
  a circle
Moon
a circle
ball
 
  Date/time: ________________   Date/time: ________________  

During the day, hold a small ball up in the sunlight next to the Moon, and sketch the phases of both.


Joshua E. Barnes      (barnes at ifa.hawaii.edu)
Updated: 29 September 2008
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