Your Daily 11:20 am New Moon Fact!

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Hey M Girls!

Since New Moon hits theaters 11/20/09, we're doing a daily countdown at 11:20 am with an awesome and juicy NM fact! So every day, you'll get a new movie secret!

Here's today's tidbit:

All this New Moon talk makes us wonder why the book/movie is titled New Moon anyway! Here's why: The Twilight series author, Stephanie Meyer, explains, "The term 'new moon' refers to the phase of the moon opposite a full moon. It is when the sun is on the opposite side of the moon from us and thus the bright side of the moon is not visible from earth. This is the darkest kind of night. New Moon is the darkest period of Bella's life." So cool!

Let's dish: -What do you think of the reasoning behind New Moon's title?

PS -- Don't forget to catch the MTV Movie Awards TONIGHT on MTV at 9 PM EST! Twilight is up for 7 awards, plus the first official New Moon trailer will be aired! After it airs, make sure to come back here and tell us what you thought!

And remember -- M is your # 1 SOURCE FOR EVERYTHING TWILIGHT AND NEW MOON! In our new issue, we have juicy deets on Taylor's fight for Bella, plus a quiz that you have to take that reveals if you're REALLY on Team Jacob or Team Edward -- filled with pictures from the movie! It's a must-see for any Twilight fan! It's all in our June issue, on stands NOW!

Photo courtesy of Summit Entertainment

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