The Witches Current Moon Phase for Sept. 2 is Waxing Gibbous

Blessed BE
Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 86%

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 – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2017

Phase: Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 86%
Moon Age: 11.12 days
Moon Angle: 0.50
Moon Distance: 401,485.97 km
Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 150,908,193.30 km

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The Witches Moon Phase for Tuesday, August 15 is Last Quarter

August 15
Last Quarter
Illumination: 45%

The Moon today is in a Third Quarter phase. Sometimes called a Last Quarter Moon, this phase occurs roughly 3 weeks after the New Moon when the earth is three quarter of the way through it’s orbit around the earth. If you live in the northern hemisphere the Moons left side will be illuminated and the right side dark. For thoughts of you in the southern hemisphere it will be the opposite with the right side illuminated. On the day of the Third Quarter phase the Moon will rise around midnight on the eastern horizon and set in the west around noon the next day. In the days following the Third Quarter Phase the Moon’s illumination will decrees each day until the New Moon.

Phase Details for – Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Phase: Last Quarter
Illumination: 45%
Moon Age: 22.62 days
Moon Angle: 0.55
Moon Distance: 364,580.85 km
Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 151,489,770.65 km
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The Current Moon Phase for July 7th is Waxing Gibbous

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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

 

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MoonGiant.com

The Witches Moon Phase for July 6th is The Waxing Gibbous Phase

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July 6
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 – Thursday, July 6, 2017

Phase: Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 94%
Moon Age: 12.35 days
Moon Angle: 0.49
Moon Distance: 405,504.45 km
Sun Angle: 0.52
Sun Distance: 152,097,909.35 km
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MoonGiant.com

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The Witches Moon Phase for June 23 is The Waning Crescent

NIGHT WITCHJune 23
Waning Crescent
Illumination: 1%

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 – FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2017

Phase: Waning Crescent
Illumination: 1%
Moon Age: 28.81 days
Moon Angle: 0.55
Moon Distance: 363,531.38 km
Sun Angle: 0.52
Sun Distance: 152,057,065.53 km

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The Witches Current Moon Phase for June 19th Is Waning Crescent

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Waning Crescent
Illumination: 28%

 

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 – Monday, June 19, 2017

Phase: Waning Crescent
Illumination: 28%
Moon Age: 24.26 days
Moon Angle: 0.54
Moon Distance: 369,980.48 km
Sun Angle: 0.52
Sun Distance: 152,020,400.08 km

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MoonGiant.com

The Witches Moon Phase for Sunday, June 18th is Waning Crescent

June 18
Waning Crescent
Illumination: 39%

 

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 – SUNDAY, JUNE 18, 2017

Phase: Waning Crescent
Illumination: 39%
Moon Age: 23.20 days
Moon Angle: 0.53
Moon Distance: 374,004.76 km
Sun Angle: 0.52
Sun Distance: 152,009,490.13 km
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The Witches Current Moon Phase for June 9

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 – Friday, June 9, 2017

Phase: Full Moon
Illumination: 100%
Moon Age: 14.72 days
Moon Angle: 0.49
Moon Distance: 405,409.03 km
Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 151,880,579.49 km

 

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MoonGiant

The Witches Moon Phase for May 31 is Waxing Crescent

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May 31
Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 39%

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, MAY 31, 2017

Phase: Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 39%
Moon Age: 6.35 days
Moon Angle: 0.53
Moon Distance: 377,905.85 km
Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 151,698,535.43 km

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The Witches Current Moon Phase – New Moon

May 25
New Moon
Illumination: 0%

The Moon today is in a New Moon phase. During this phase the Moon is to close to the sun in the sky to be visible. The moon rises and sets with the sun and is not present in the night sky. Because of this the night sky is darker and an excellent time to view other celestial objects. Like the Full Moon, a New Moon happens at a very specific time when the sun and moon have the same ecliptic longitude and it can be measured down to the second it occurs.

 

PHASE DETAILS FOR – THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2017

Phase: New Moon
Illumination: 0%
Moon Age: 29.15 days
Moon Angle: 0.55
Moon Distance: 363,676.27 km
Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 151,549,576.63 km

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