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old moon

1. a phase of the moon lying between last quarter and new moon, when it appears as a waning crescent
2. the moon when it appears as a waning crescent
3. the time at which this occurs
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After momentary imagining "Comet Keen" in the printed media, sanity soon returned to the 74-inch control room and, through a process of elimination, Chris investigated the possibility of a reflection caused by the 6-day old Moon.
The pirate ship has replaced an old moon buggy which the reception children enjoyed for years and had become unsafe.
Nasa may be going to the same old moon with a ship that looks a lot like a 1960s Apollo capsule, but the space agency said it is going to do something dramatically different this time: Stay there.
A team of experts concluded that an Apollo-style capsule could meet the goals laid out for the nation's next manned spacecraft, but it requires more than just yanking the old moon mission equipment out of museums and storage, according to a National Aeronautics and Space Administration report.
Likewise, in the novel The New Moon with the Old Moon in Her Arms, Molinaro chooses to martyr a patrician poetess of ancient Greece, who scandalizes her proper and unimaginative parents by offering herself to the mob as a religious sacrifice and by striking up an affair with a fisherman.
January (first full moon after New Year's) -- Old Moon or Moon After Yule * February--Hunter Moon, Snow Moon, * Wolf Moon * March--Crow Moon, Lenten Moon * April--Egg Moon, Grass Moon * May--Milk Moon * June--Rose Moon, Flower Moon, Strawberry Moon * July--Thunder Moon, Hay Moon * August--Grain Moon * November--Beaver Moon * December--Moon Before The Yule.
Ashes and Glass," a philosophical take on the current world situation, echoes Weir's earlier "Throwing Stones" in the best of ways, adapting a children's song to serious issues - "If that big old moon go bust/ Ashes, ashes, dust to dust/ maybe time for one last rave/ Keep on dancin' on our own graves.
Your perambulating pensioner knew then that the last threads of the boy's delicate innocence were about to snap - in the chink of rapidly emptied bottles, canoodling, quick smiles across the table, cavorting and some carousing under the weary old moon.
THAT big old Moon shining in the sky tonight is yours to do with was you like Leo.
Friday night will be the first full moon of 2010 and the biggest full moon of this year a phenomenon commonly called Wolf Moon, Old Moon or Ice Moon.
Now new observations and reanalyses of old moon data, along with progress from theorists, have renewed interest in reconstructing the events of the solar system's preadolescence.
Mae cyfeiriad y lleuad o'r haul yn gwneud effaith y cilgant (crescent), ond ychydig o olau ar yr ochr tywyll, yr ochr nos, ac yn cael ei ddisgrifio yn Saesneg fel "the old moon in the new moon's arms.