Current Moon Phase

Current Moon Phase for August 28th is Waxing Gibbous

August 28
Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 98%

The Moon today is in a Waxing Gibbous phase. This phase is when the moon is more than 50% illuminated but not yet a Full Moon. The phase lasts round 7 days with the moon becoming more illuminated each day until the Full Moon. During a Waxing Gibbous the moon will rise in the east in mid-afternoon and will be high in the eastern sky at sunset. The moon is then visible though most of the night sky setting a few hour before sunrise. The word Gibbous first appeared in the 14th century and has it’s roots in the Latin word “gibbosus” meaning humpbacked.

Phase Details for – Friday, August 28, 2015

Phase: Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 98%
Moon Age: 13.29 days
Moon Angle: 0.54
Moon Distance: 368,365.96 km

Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 151,102,395.27 km
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Current Moon Phase for Thursday, August 27th is Waxing Gibbous

Under the Moonlit Skies
August 27
Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 93%

The Moon today is in a Waxing Gibbous phase. This phase is when the moon is more than 50% illuminated but not yet a Full Moon. The phase lasts round 7 days with the moon becoming more illuminated each day until the Full Moon. During a Waxing Gibbous the moon will rise in the east in mid-afternoon and will be high in the eastern sky at sunset. The moon is then visible though most of the night sky setting a few hour before sunrise. The word Gibbous first appeared in the 14th century and has it’s roots in the Latin word “gibbosus” meaning humpbacked.

Phase Details for – Thursday, August 27, 2015

Phase: Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 93%
Moon Age: 12.16 days
Moon Angle: 0.54
Moon Distance: 372,112.28 km

Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 151,136,206.09 km

 

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Your Current Moon Phase for Tuesday, Aug. 25th is Waxing Gibbous

August 25
Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 77%

The Moon today is in a Waxing Gibbous phase. This phase is when the moon is more than 50% illuminated but not yet a Full Moon. The phase lasts round 7 days with the moon becoming more illuminated each day until the Full Moon. During a Waxing Gibbous the moon will rise in the east in mid-afternoon and will be high in the eastern sky at sunset. The moon is then visible though most of the night sky setting a few hour before sunrise. The word Gibbous first appeared in the 14th century and has it’s roots in the Latin word “gibbous” meaning humpbacked.

Phase Details for – Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Phase: Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 77%
Moon Age: 10.03 days
Moon Angle: 0.52
Moon Distance: 381,355.83 km

Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 151,202,458.56 km
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Your Current Moon Phase for August 24th is Waxing Gibbous

August 24
Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 67%

The Moon today is in a Waxing Gibbous phase. This phase is when the moon is more than 50% illuminated but not yet a Full Moon. The phase lasts round 7 days with the moon becoming more illuminated each day until the Full Moon. During a Waxing Gibbous the moon will rise in the east in mid-afternoon and will be high in the eastern sky at sunset. The moon is then visible though most of the night sky setting a few hour before sunrise. The word Gibbous first appeared in the 14th century and has it’s roots in the Latin word “gibbosus” meaning humpbacked.

Phase Details for – Monday, August 24, 2015

Phase: Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 67%
Moon Age: 9.02 days
Moon Angle: 0.52
Moon Distance: 386,282.67 km

Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 151,234,881.82 km
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Current Moon Phase for August 23 is Waxing Gibbous

August 23
Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 57%

 

The Moon today is in a Waxing Gibbous phase. This phase is when the moon is more than 50% illuminated but not yet a Full Moon. The phase lasts round 7 days with the moon becoming more illuminated each day until the Full Moon. During a Waxing Gibbous the moon will rise in the east in mid-afternoon and will be high in the eastern sky at sunset. The moon is then visible though most of the night sky setting a few hour before sunrise. The word Gibbous first appeared in the 14th century and has it’s roots in the Latin word “gibbosus” meaning humpbacked.

Phase Details for – Sunday, August 23, 2015

Phase: Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 57%
Moon Age: 8.05 days
Moon Angle: 0.51
Moon Distance: 391,037.58 km

Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 151,266,824.39 km

 

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Your Current Moon Phase for August 21st is Waxing Crescent

August 21
Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 37%

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 – Friday, August 21, 2015

Phase: Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 37%
Moon Age: 6.18 days
Moon Angle: 0.50
Moon Distance: 399,093.89 km

Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 151,329,232.30 km

Source:
MoonGiant.com

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Current Moon Phase for August 20th is Waxing Crescent

August 20
Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 28%

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, August 20, 2015

Phase: Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 28%
Moon Age: 5.28 days
Moon Angle: 0.50
Moon Distance: 402,044.24 km

Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 151,359,680.40 km

 
Source:
MoonGiant.com

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Current Moon Phase for August 18th is Waxing Crescent

August 18
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 – Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Phase: Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 13%
Moon Age: 3.49 days
Moon Angle: 0.49
Moon Distance: 405,270.63 km

Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 151,419,022.90 km
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