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How do you find the dates of full moons?

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There are various places to find the dates of full moons, including wall calendars and websites such as moongiant.com, space.com and almanac.com. A full moon is one of the eight phases of the moon.

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How do you find the dates of full moons?
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During the full moon phase the side facing the earth is almost completely illuminated by the sun, giving it the appearance of a full disc. At other phases the moon is partially obscured by a shadow cast by the earth onto the moon's surface. This causes the moon to appear as other shapes, such as a half-disc or crescent. A full moon occurs once every four weeks, which makes it possible for some months to have two full moons.

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