Current Moon Phase for Monday, April 10th is The Waxing Gibbous Phase

mr moon
April 10
Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 99%

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 – Monday, April 10, 2017

Phase: Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 99%
Moon Age: 14.07 days
Moon Angle: 0.50
Moon Distance: 396,072.45 km
Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 149,914,925.76 km