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Are the phases of the moon caused by Earth's shadow cast on the moon?

No, the phases of the moon are caused by the alignment of the moon and sunin the sky.

Please correct me if I'm wrong, thanks

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    You are right this time! Good job, Sara!
    The earth's shadow causes rare lunar eclipses, not the phases.

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    thanks for the extra info drwls :-)

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