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    Re: Speaking of the Moon..
    From: Aubrey O´Callaghan
    Date: 2001 Feb 07, 5:36 AM

    Strange !
    The convex part always points to where the sun is going or coming from.
    i.e. before full moon the convex part points to the West (the setting sun)
    After the full moon the convex part points to the East, where the sun is
    going to come from.
    
    Aubrey.
    ==========================
    At 11:20 PM 06-02-01 -0500, you wrote:
    >Your comments please.
    >
    >Over the year, when a partial moon is visible, sometimes only the UL is
    >available and some other times, only the lower limb is available for the
    >same phase of the moon but at different dates.
    >
    >I gave a call to my local planetarium and could not get a solid explanation.
    >
    >Pierre Boucher
    >
    >
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