Sun and moon

Ju

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1. Sunrise
Sun is rising.
Now is at dawn.

2. Sunset
Sun is setting.
Now is at dusk.

3. Moonrise
Moon is rising.

4..Moon set
Moon is setting.

Are my understandings about moon and sun" correct?

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I think Piscean ignored 3 and 4 because nobody cares much or talks about the moon rising or setting—with the possible exception of astronomers.
 

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I think Piscean ignored 3 and 4 because nobody cares much or talks about the moon rising or setting—with the possible exception of astronomers.

The reasons why I posted point 3 and 4 were that I was asked by a kid the ways to say the moon is coming and disappearing in English.
 

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Did he really say "coming" and "disappearing"?
 

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I may be seeing an urban/rural divide here. I watch the moon rising many times each year. It makes a dramatic impression shining through the spruce trees visible from my southeast-facing living room window, and is quite impressive viewed from outdoors.
 

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I have never heard anybody use either expression. He's Chinese, right?
 

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I have never heard anybody use either expression. He's Chinese, right?

He's 6 years old only. He is interested in learning English. I don't want to give him wrong information.
 

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He's only 6 years old. He is interested in learning English. I don't want to give him wrong information.

Of course not.
 
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