I saw these views of the moon in the area around the extended stay hotel I frequented in Jacksonville, Florida.

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At 7:15a.m., which was not long after sunrise on November 1, 2015, the moon was well-lit.
[A three-quarter moon missing the lower right section has clearly visible craters as well as light and dark grey sections on its surface in this close view image.]

The moon rises and sets at different times during different times of the year. On July 25, 2016 the setting moon was still high in the sky at 10:30a.m.
[In a cloudless bright blue sky there is a faintly visible top half of the moon. There are many trees and a building at the ground level, but the sky is more than two-thirds of the image.]

On January 20, 2016 the rising moon had just cleared the trees by 3:48p.m.
[A nearly-full moon missing the lower left section is a faint white orb on the light blue sky just above a leafy tree.]

The moon in the lilac sky the evening of June 3, 2014.
[The sky is completely purple in this image. A quarter of the right side of the is visible with a slight haze surrounding it.]

A sliver of the moon on the evening of November 24, 2014.
[The early night sky is slate blue. A lower right sliver of moon is visible and very white while the rest of the moon circle in a different shade of slate blue and thus apparent.]

I happened to be outside at 9:20p.m. on January 14, 2016 and noticed the moon in a cup shape.
I thought perhaps the moon crescent appeared in different locations at different times of the year.
[Against a black sky is a bright white crescent with irregular edges in the center due to the craters on the moon. The crescent is at the bottom on the sphere from about 3 o'clock to 8 o'clock.]

I was out at sunset at 5:42p.m. the next day, January 15, 2016 and noticed the crescent in a different location.
I deduced the crescent changes apparent location as the night progresses.
[Craters on the moon are clearly visible in this image which is about a one-third slice of the moon with the crescent going from about 1 o'clock to 7 o'clock.]

Two days later at sunset on January 17th I captured this images with many visible craters.
[More than half the moon is visible with the orb showing from about 11 o'clock to 5 o'clock. The setting sun has light the moon allowing the camera to clearly capture dozens of craters on the moon's surface. Part of the surface has dark grey blotches while the rest is a lighter hue.]

A change of the tilt exposes a few more ridges and craters. (December 7, 2016)
[The right half of the moon is light while the left half is in darkness. Because of the change in tilt, more of the ridges and canyons which were near the shadow in the prior photo are now visible.]

At sunset a few days before the full moon, one can see vallies leading to a circular spot in the lower right of the sphere (reminds me of sections of an orange meeting at the top). (December 30, 2017)
[The moon is 'missing' a sliver in the lower left, but is otherwise spherical. There are sections of light grey and dark grey across the sphere with obvious bumpy sections at the lowest edge. Just as the lines of a basketball lead to a center section or the portions of an orange meet at the top and bottom, there is a similar central point with at least five vallies leading to it in the lower right section of this view of the moon.]

January 21, 2016 was two days before the full moon. I captured these three images at to show the apparent color change of the moon.
The left is a late afternoon image at 5:37p.m. The middle image is right at sunset at 5:51p.m. The right image is after sunset at 6:21p.m.
[Three images of the moon side by side. The left-most is a greyish-white against a blue background. The middle image is a gold-white against a navy sky. The right-most image is bright white with grey splotches (moon craters) against a deep navy blue sky.]

The evening before the full moon at sunset on November 24, 2015.
[The moon is a yellow-white orb in a dark blue sky. There are blurry dark tree leaves on the left side of the image in the foreground and clearer dark tree tops in the distance in the background almost directly under the moon.]

Evening of the full moon at sunset with a few clouds in the sky on March 11, 2017.
[The camera lens focused on the vegetation in front of the full moon, so the moon appears to have a haze around it. The clouds between the vegetation and the moon darken and blur parts of the light reflecting off the moon.]

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