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How Do the Phases of the Moon Affect the Tides?
You may have heard about how the Moon generates the tides. You may even know that high spring tides occur during a full or new Moon, and that low neap tides occur during a quarter Moon (when the Moon appears as a semicircle). But how does it really work? Nothing is changing about the Moon during these times except how much of it is lit up, right? Let’s find out!
Where do spring and neap tides come from?
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