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Subject: Moonrising and moonsetting times

Date: Thu Jul 23 19:59:10 1998
Posted by Marian Gugliotti
Grade level: 4-6
School: Roger Sherman School
City: Cheshire State/Province: Ct.
Country: USA
Area of science: Astronomy
ID: 901241950.As

I have been trying to moonwatch every night for a month.  I wanted to keep a journal.  I found that I lost a day because the moon did not rise and set on just one day.  It began to overlap days.  Why did this happen?

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