The Current Moon Phase for July 7th is Waxing Gibbous

Posted by Mistress of the Myst

The Royal Land ~ GP2
July 7
Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 97%

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, JULY 7, 2017

Phase: Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 97%
Moon Age: 13.24 days
Moon Angle: 0.49
Moon Distance: 405,048.24 km
Sun Angle: 0.52
Sun Distance: 152,096,048.46 km

 

Source

 

MoonGiant.com

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