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

Source

MoonGiant.com

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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

 

Source

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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The Witches Current Moon Phase for May 16th is The Waning Gibbous

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The Witches Current Moon Phase

Waning Gibbous
Illumination: 74%

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 – TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017

Phase: Waning Gibbous
Illumination: 74%
Moon Age: 19.79 days
Moon Angle: 0.50
Moon Distance: 398,494.38 km
Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 151,288,394.44 km

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The Witches Current Moon Phase for May 11th is Waning Gibbous

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May 11
Waning Gibbous
Illumination: 100%

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 – THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017

Phase: Waning Gibbous
Illumination: 100%
Moon Age: 15.30 days
Moon Angle: 0.49
Moon Distance: 404,952.27 km
Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 151,125,573.35 km

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The Current Moon Phase for Wednesday, May 10th – Full Moon

SorceressFull 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 – Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Phase: Full Moon
Illumination: 100%
Moon Age: 14.40 days
Moon Angle: 0.49
Moon Distance: 403,485.74 km
Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 151,091,621.27 km

 

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MoonGiant.com

The Witches Current Moon Phase for May 5th is Waxing Gibbous

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Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 74%

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: Waxing Gibbous
Illumination: 74%
Moon Age: 9.75 days
Moon Angle: 0.52
Moon Distance: 385,201.23 km
Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 150,915,441.13 km

 

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MoonGiant.com

The Current Moon Phase for May 3 is First Quarter

The Priestess and The God First Quarter
Illumination: 54%

The Moon today is in a First Quarter phase. This phase occurs roughly 7 days after the New Moon when the earth is one quarter of the way through it’s orbit around the earth. Exactly half the moon will be illuminated and half dark. On the day of the First Quarter phase the moon is high overhead at sunset and is visible until mid-night when it sets in the west. The First Quarter phase is a one day event and in the following days enters a Waxing Gibbous phase becoming more illuminated each day until the Full Moon.

 
PHASE DETAILS FOR – WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 2017
Phase: First Quarter
Illumination: 54%
Moon Age: 7.77 days
Moon Angle: 0.53
Moon Distance: 375,777.39 km
Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 150,842,157.61 km

 

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