The moon appearing larger at sunset, and not dim, but luminous, portends fair weather for several days.- Francis Bacon, English philosopher (1561–1626)
People speak of the new moon lying on her back or being ill-made as a prognostic of wet weather.
Fence posts should be set in the dark of the Moon to resist rotting.
A crescent moon that is waxing is good luck for lovers and travelers.
One Saturday change in the Moon is enough, as it is always followed by a severe storm.
Contact with Surveyor 4 lost 2.5 minutes before Moon touchdown
Getting married on the first few days of the full moon is a good omen.
It is unlucky to see the first sliver of a new Moon through a window.
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