Current Moon Phase

Current Moon Phase for March 26th – Waxing Crescent

March 26
Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 42%

The Moon today is in a Waxing Crescent Phase. A Waxing Crescent is the first Phase after the New Moon and is a great time to see the features of the moon’s surface. During this phase the Moon can be seen in the wester sky after the sun dips below the horizon at sunset. The moon is close to the sun in the sky and mostly dark except for the right edge of the moon which becomes brighter as the days get closer to the next phase which is a First Quarter with a 50% illumination.

Phase Details for – Thursday, March 26, 2015

Phase: Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 42%
Moon Age: 6.59 days
Moon Angle: 0.51
Moon Distance: 387,742.52 km
Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 149,249,304.47 km

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Current Moon Phase for March 24: Waxing Crescent

March 24
Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 22%

The Moon today is in a Waxing Crescent Phase. A Waxing Crescent is the first Phase after the New Moon and is a great time to see the features of the moon’s surface. During this phase the Moon can be seen in the wester sky after the sun dips below the horizon at sunset. The moon is close to the sun in the sky and mostly dark except for the right edge of the moon which becomes brighter as the days get closer to the next phase which is a First Quarter with a 50% illumination.

Phase Details for – Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Phase: Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 22%
Moon Age: 4.58 days
Moon Angle: 0.53
Moon Distance: 377,985.27 km
Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 149,164,100.32 km
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Current Moon Phase for March 23rd: Waxing Crescent

March 23
Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 13%

The Moon today is in a Waxing Crescent Phase. A Waxing Crescent is the first Phase after the New Moon and is a great time to see the features of the moon’s surface. During this phase the Moon can be seen in the wester sky after the sun dips below the horizon at sunset. The moon is close to the sun in the sky and mostly dark except for the right edge of the moon which becomes brighter as the days get closer to the next phase which is a First Quarter with a 50% illumination.

Phase Details for – Monday, March 23, 2015

Phase: Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 13%
Moon Age: 3.51 days
Moon Angle: 0.53
Moon Distance: 373,417.61 km
Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 149,121,667.65 km
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Current Moon Phase for March 22 – Waxing Crescent

March 22
Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 6%

The Moon today is in a Waxing Crescent Phase. A Waxing Crescent is the first Phase after the New Moon and is a great time to see the features of the moon’s surface. During this phase the Moon can be seen in the wester sky after the sun dips below the horizon at sunset. The moon is close to the sun in the sky and mostly dark except for the right edge of the moon which becomes brighter as the days get closer to the next phase which is a First Quarter with a 50% illumination.

Phase Details for – Sunday, March 22, 2015

Phase: Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 6%
Moon Age: 2.41 days
Moon Angle: 0.54
Moon Distance: 369,438.00 km
Sun Angle: 0.53

Sun Distance: 149,079,364.95 km
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Current Moon Phase for March 20, Ostara – New Moon

March 20
New Moon
Illumination: 0%

The Moon today is in a New Moon phase. During this phase the Moon is to close to the sun in the sky to be visible. The moon rises and sets with the sun and is not present in the night sky. Because of this the night sky is darker and an excellent time to view other celestial objects. Like the Full Moon, a New Moon happens at a very specific time when the sun and moon have the same ecliptic longitude and it can be measured down to the second it occurs.

Phase Details for – Friday, March 20, 2015

Phase: New Moon
Illumination: 0%
Moon Age: 0.11 days
Moon Angle: 0.55
Moon Distance: 364,221.65 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 148,995,200.50 km

 

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The Current Moon Phase for March 18th – Waning Crescent

March 18
Waning Crescent
Illumination: 5%

The Moon today is in a Waning Crescent phase. In this phase the Moon’s illumination in growing smaller each day until the New Moon. During this phase the Moon is getting closer to the Sun as viewed from Earth and the night side of the Moon is facing the Earth with only a small edge of the Moon being illuminated. This phase is best viewed an hour or 2 before the sunrise and can be quite beautiful if you’re willing to get up early. It can also be a great time to see the features of the Moon’s surface. Along the edge where the illuminated portion meets the dark side, the craters and mountains cast long shadows making them easier to observe with a telescope or binoculars.

Phase Details for – Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Phase: Waning Crescent
Illumination: 5%
Moon Age: 27.31 days
Moon Angle: 0.55
Moon Distance: 363,676.25 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 148,911,708.78 km
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Your Current Moon Phase for March 17th – Waning Crescent

 

March 17
Waning Crescent
Illumination: 12%

The Moon today is in a Waning Crescent phase. In this phase the Moon’s illumination in growing smaller each day until the New Moon. During this phase the Moon is getting closer to the Sun as viewed from Earth and the night side of the Moon is facing the Earth with only a small edge of the Moon being illuminated. This phase is best viewed an hour or 2 before the sunrise and can be quite beautiful if you’re willing to get up early. It can also be a great time to see the features of the Moon’s surface. Along the edge where the illuminated portion meets the dark side, the craters and mountains cast long shadows making them easier to observe with a telescope or binoculars.

Phase Details for – Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Phase: Waning Crescent
Illumination: 12%
Moon Age: 26.16 days
Moon Angle: 0.55
Moon Distance: 365,236.86 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 148,870,246.88 km
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Your Daily Moon Phase for March 16th – Waning Crescent

March 16
Waning Crescent
Illumination: 21%

The Moon today is in a Waning Crescent phase. In this phase the Moon’s illumination in growing smaller each day until the New Moon. During this phase the Moon is getting closer to the Sun as viewed from Earth and the night side of the Moon is facing the Earth with only a small edge of the Moon being illuminated. This phase is best viewed an hour or 2 before the sunrise and can be quite beautiful if you’re willing to get up early. It can also be a great time to see the features of the Moon’s surface. Along the edge where the illuminated portion meets the dark side, the craters and mountains cast long shadows making them easier to observe with a telescope or binoculars.

Phase Details for – Monday, March 16, 2015

Phase: Waning Crescent
Illumination: 21%
Moon Age: 25.05 days
Moon Angle: 0.54
Moon Distance: 367,897.18 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 148,828,991.11 km
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