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Skylight: Apollo Mission Landings and Lunar Phases

by Irene Pease on

Hayden Planetarium Blog

We’re used to seeing the Moon wax and wane when we look up at the sky. But what did Apollo 11 astronauts see from the Moon when they looked back at the Earth? Find out how the lunar phases helped Apollo astronauts to land on the Moon.