Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Beautiful Waxing Crescent Moon Over Manhattan & Empire State Building Seen From Roosevelt Island Last Night

From the Roosevelt Island Twitterverse:

According to Earth Sky:
When you see the moon as a slim crescent – in the west after sunset – it’s a waxing moon. Is that Earth’s shadow on the moon? No, it’s the moon’s own shadow....
and more on the lunar cycles

from Kids Educational Games.