Current Moon Phase

Your Current Moon Phase for July 28th is Waxing Gibbous

July 28
Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 89%

 

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 – Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Phase: Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 89%
Moon Age: 11.56 days
Moon Angle: 0.52
Moon Distance: 383,257.47 km
Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 151,902,824.52 km
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Your Current Moon Phase for July 27th is Waxing Gibbous

July 27
Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 81%

 

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, July 27, 2015

Phase: Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 81%
Moon Age: 10.55 days
Moon Angle: 0.51
Moon Distance: 388,162.51 km
Sun Angle: 0.52
Sun Distance: 151,918,961.78 km
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Current Moon Phase for July 24th is First Quarter

July 24
First Quarter
Illumination: 53%

The Moon today is in a First Quarter phase. This phase occurs roughly 7 days after the New Moon when the earth is one quarter of the way through it’s orbit around the earth. Exactly half the moon will be illuminated and half dark. On the day of the First Quarter phase the moon is high overhead at sunset and is visible until mid-night when it sets in the west. The First Quarter phase is a one day event and in the following days enters a Waxing Gibbous phase becoming more illuminated each day until the Full Moon.

Phase Details for – Friday, July 24, 2015

Phase: First Quarter
Illumination: 53%
Moon Age: 7.70 days
Moon Angle: 0.50
Moon Distance: 400,410.67 km
Sun Angle: 0.52
Sun Distance: 151,963,351.97 km

 

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Your Current Moon Phase for July 23rd is Waxing Crescent

July 23
Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 44%

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, July 23, 2015

Phase: Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 44%
Moon Age: 6.79 days
Moon Angle: 0.49
Moon Distance: 403,038.78 km

Sun Angle: 0.52
Sun Distance: 151,976,794.89 km
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Current Moon Phase for July 22nd is Waxing Crescent

July 22
Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 34%

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 – Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Phase: Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 34%
Moon Age: 5.90 days
Moon Angle: 0.49
Moon Distance: 404,744.21 km

Sun Angle: 0.52
Sun Distance: 151,989,554.72 km
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Your Current Moon Phase for July 21 is Waxing Crescent

July 21
Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 26%

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 western 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, July 21, 2015

Phase: Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 26%
Moon Age: 5.01 days
Moon Angle: 0.49
Moon Distance: 405,476.12 km
Sun Angle: 0.52
Sun Distance: 152,001,628.05 km
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Your Current Moon Phase for July 20th is Waxing Crescent

July 20
Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 18%

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, July 20, 2015

Phase: Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 18%
Moon Age: 4.11 days
Moon Angle: 0.49
Moon Distance: 405,220.09 km

Sun Angle: 0.52
Sun Distance: 152,013,011.63 km
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Current Moon Phase for July 19th is Waxing Crescent

July 19
Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 11%

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, July 19, 2015

Phase: Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 11%
Moon Age: 3.21 days
Moon Angle: 0.49
Moon Distance: 403,994.24 km

Sun Angle: 0.52
Sun Distance: 152,023,702.40 km
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