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A complete set of them is produced during any period of 29.531 days.

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How long does it take for one entire cycle of lunar phases to occur?

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What moon phases cause an eclipse?

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because all the moon phases have to occur before the full moon and the new moon

What is a lunar week?

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Is there a relationship between the phases of the moon and lunar or solar eclipses?

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How many lunar phases are there?

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