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    Re: moon visible by day...
    From: Pierre Boucher
    Date: 2001 Feb 06, 23:07 EST

    At 11:57 06-02-01 +0100, Jan Bruggeman wrote:
    >The day (24 h) is (used to be) divided into 4 "quarters", 2 for day (first
    >and last) and 2 for the night (also called first and last).
    This means that the start of the day is 0600 and the start of the night is
    1800.  Wright ?
    >a first quarter moon is visible during the "last quarter" of the day and the
    >"first quarter" of the night, hence it's name.
    In my part of the planet:
    The FQ was February the 1st.
    The MR was at 11:12
    The MS was at 00:18 on the 9th
    >a full moon is visible during both first and last quarter of the night.
    The FM is February the 8th.
    The MR will be at 17:48 EST (22:48 UT)
    The MS will be at 07:38 EST on the 9th (12:38 UT)
    >a last quarter moon is visible during the last quarter of the night, and the
    >first quarter of the day, hence it's name.
    The LQ will be on February the 14th
    The MR will be at 00:03
    The MS will be at 10:34
    >a new moon is visible during both first and last quarter of the ... day!
    The NM will be on February the 23th
    The MR will be at 07:16
    The MS will be at 17:54
    >hope this helps,
    close enough....
    Pierre Boucher
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