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The moon looks as if it is changing shape, but it really doesn´t change shape.

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These changes are called the phases of the moon.

The moon phases are produced by the alignment of the moon and the Sun in the sky.

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These are the different phases of the moon: new moon, crescent moon, first quarter, full moon, third quarter and crescent moon.

A full moon looks very big.
A new moon looks very small.

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