The Witches Current Moon Phase for February 17th is Waning Gibbous

Wiccan MagicFebruary 17
Waning Gibbous
Illumination: 62%

The Moon today is 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 a illumination of 50%. The average Moon rise for this phase is between 9am 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.

PHASE DETAILS FOR – FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2017

Phase: Waning Gibbous
Illumination: 62%
Moon Age: 20.97 days
Moon Angle: 0.49
Moon Distance: 404,577.89 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,853,361.54 km

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The Witches Moon Phase for February 14th is Waning Gibbous

Happy Valentines DayFebruary 14
Waning Gibbous
Illumination: 87%

The Moon today is 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 a illumination of 50%. The average Moon rise for this phase is between 9 am 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.

PHASE DETAILS FOR – TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2017

Phase: Waning Gibbous
Illumination: 87%
Moon Age: 18.23 days
Moon Angle: 0.50
Moon Distance: 396,470.14 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,762,208.04 km

 

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MoonGiant.com

Current Moon Phase for February 9th is Waxing Gibbous

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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 “gibbous” meaning humpbacked.

PHASE DETAILS FOR – THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2017

Phase: Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 97%
Moon Age: 13.15 days
Moon Angle: 0.53
Moon Distance: 373,544.08 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,621,427.72 km

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Your Current Moon Phase for February 8th is Waxing Gibbous

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February 8
Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 92%

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 – Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Phase: Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 92%
Moon Age: 12.07 days
Moon Angle: 0.54
Moon Distance: 369,635.84 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,595,024.63 km

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Your Current Moon Phase for Monday, February 6th is Waxing Gibbous

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February 6
Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 76%

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, February 6, 2017

Phase: Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 76%
Moon Age: 9.90 days
Moon Angle: 0.55
Moon Distance: 364,403.40 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,544,040.14 km

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MoomGiant.com

The Current Moon Phase for Thursday, February 2nd is Waxing Crescent

February 2
Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 32%

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, February 2, 2017

Phase: Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 32%
Moon Age: 5.60 days
Moon Angle: 0.54
Moon Distance: 367,151.66 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,449,582.88 km

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The Witches Moon Phase for January 25th – Waning Crescent

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January 25
Waning Crescent
Illumination: 6%

The Moon today is in a Waning Crescent phase. In this phase the Moon’s illumination is growing smaller each day until the New Moon. During this phase the Moon is getting closer to the Sun as viewed from Earth and the night side of the Moon is facing the Earth with only a small edge of the Moon being illuminated. This phase is best viewed an hour or 2 before the sunrise and can be quite beautiful if you’re willing to get up early. It can also be a great time to see the features of the Moon’s surface. Along the edge where the illuminated portion meets the dark side, the craters and mountains cast long shadows making them easier to observe with a telescope or binoculars.

Phase Details for – Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Phase: Waning Crescent
Illumination: 6%
Moon Age: 27.13 days
Moon Angle: 0.50
Moon Distance: 400,352.65 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,292,348.34 km

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The Witches Current Moon Phase for January 24th is Waning Crescent

January 24
Waning Crescent
Illumination: 12%

The Moon today is in a Waning Crescent phase. In this phase the Moon’s illumination is growing smaller each day until the New Moon. During this phase the Moon is getting closer to the Sun as viewed from Earth and the night side of the Moon is facing the Earth with only a small edge of the Moon being illuminated. This phase is best viewed an hour or 2 before the sunrise and can be quite beautiful if you’re willing to get up early. It can also be a great time to see the features of the Moon’s surface. Along the edge where the illuminated portion meets the dark side, the craters and mountains cast long shadows making them easier to observe with a telescope or binoculars.

Phase Details for – Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Phase: Waning Crescent
Illumination: 12%
Moon Age: 26.22 days
Moon Angle: 0.49
Moon Distance: 402,965.53 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,275,791.04 km

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MoonGiant.com

Your Current Moon Phase for January 12th is The Full Moon

Howling WolfsJanuary 12
Full Moon
Illumination: 100%

The Moon today is in a Full Moon phase. During a Full Moon the moon is 100% illuminated as seen from Earth and is on the opposite side of the Earth from the Sun. The Moon will be visible throughout the night sky rising at sunset in the east and setting with the sunrise the next morning. The point at which a Full Moon occurs can be measured down to a fraction of a second. The time it takes between full moons is known as a Synodic month and is 29.530587981 days long.

Phase Details for – Thursday, January 12, 2017

Phase: Full Moon
Illumination: 100%
Moon Age: 14.78 days
Moon Angle: 0.54
Moon Distance: 371,820.68 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,133,588.59 km

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MoonGiant.com

Current Moon Phase for Tuesday, January 10th is Waxing Gibbous

January 10
Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 94%

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, January 10, 2017

Phase: Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 94%
Moon Age: 12.54 days
Moon Angle: 0.54
Moon Distance: 365,438.77 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,120,292.54 km

Source

MoonGiant.com