25 October Daily Correspondence Digest for the Southern Hemisphere’s Moon Phase and Planetary Positions

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From Moongiant.com

Today the Moon will be in a Waning Gibbous Phase. This is the first phase after the Full Moon occurs. It lasts roughly 7 days with the Moon’s illumination growing smaller each day until the Moon becomes a Last Quarter Moon with an illumination of 50%. The average Moon rise for this phase is between 9pm and Midnight depending on the age of the phase. The moon rises later and later each night setting after sunrise in the morning. During this phase the Moon can also be seen in the early morning daylight hours on the western horizon.

Visit the October 2021 Moon Phases Calendar to see all the daily moon phase for this month.

Today’s Waning Gibbous Phase

The Waning Gibbous on October 25 has an illumination of 80%. This is the percentage of the Moon illuminated by the Sun. The illumination is constantly changing and can vary up to 10% a day. On October 25 the Moon is 19.15 days old. This refers to how many days it has been since the last New Moon. It takes 29.53 days for the Moon to orbit the Earth and go through the lunar cycle of all 8 Moon phases.

The 8 Lunar Phases

There are 8 lunar phases the Moon goes through in its 29.53 days lunar cycle. The 4 major Moon phases are Full Moon, New Moon, First Quarter and Last Quarter. Between these major phases, there are 4 minor ones: the Waxing Crescent, Waxing Gibbous, Waning Gibbous and Waning Crescent. For more info on the Moon Cycle and on each phase check out Wikipedia Lunar Phase page.

Phase Details

Phase: Waning Gibbous
Illumination: 80%
Moon Age: 19.15 days
Moon Angle: 0.49
Moon Distance: 404,773.38 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 148,718,109.12 km

Useful Moon Resources

Southeastern Hemisphere

The time for the Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 

25 October 2021
05:00 am GMT 4:00 PM AEDT
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:02 Scorpio 00
Moon:22 Gemini 08
Mercury:13 Libra 42
Venus:18 Sagittarius 52
Mars:26 Libra 24
Jupiter:22 Aquarius 25
Saturn:07 Aquarius 03
Uranus:13 Taurus 14 Rx
Neptune:20 Pisces 47 Rx
Pluto:24 Capricorn 24
True Lunar Node:01 Gemini 55
Mean Lunar Node:03 Gemini 07 Rx
Lilith (Black Moon):10 Gemini 57
Chiron:09 Aries 43 Rx
Ceres:11 Gemini 17 Rx
Pallas:09 Pisces 41 Rx
Juno:23 Sagittarius 17
Vesta:18 Scorpio 00
Eris:24 Aries 09 Rx
Fire:4
Earth:2
Air:9
Water:4
Cardinal:5
Fixed:5
Mutable:9

Southwestern Hemisphere

The time for the Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America

25 October 2021
07:00 pm GMT 4:00 PM BRT
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:02 Scorpio 35
Moon:29 Gemini 01
Mercury:14 Libra 18
Venus:19 Sagittarius 28
Mars:26 Libra 47
Jupiter:22 Aquarius 26
Saturn:07 Aquarius 04
Uranus:13 Taurus 12 Rx
Neptune:20 Pisces 46 Rx
Pluto:24 Capricorn 24
True Lunar Node:01 Gemini 57
Mean Lunar Node:03 Gemini 05 Rx
Lilith (Black Moon):11 Gemini 01
Chiron:09 Aries 41 Rx
Ceres:11 Gemini 14 Rx
Pallas:09 Pisces 38 Rx
Juno:23 Sagittarius 28
Vesta:18 Scorpio 19
Eris:24 Aries 09 Rx
Fire:4
Earth:2
Air:9
Water:4
Cardinal:5
Fixed:5
Mutable:9