Current Moon Phase for Wednesday, Feb. 10th is Waxing Crescent

February 10
Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 5%

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 western 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, February 10, 2016

Phase: Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 5%
Moon Age: 2.08 days
Moon Angle: 0.54
Moon Distance: 366,338.55 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,627,912.53 km
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Current Moon Phase for Wednesday, January 27th is Waning Gibbous

January 27
Waning Gibbous
Illumination: 89%

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 – Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Phase: Waning Gibbous
Illumination: 89%
Moon Age: 18.01 days
Moon Angle: 0.50
Moon Distance: 402,090.42 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,313,892.89 km

Current Moon Phase for January 25th is Waning Gibbous

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January 25
Waning Gibbous
Illumination: 98%

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 – Monday, January 25, 2016

Phase: Waning Gibbous
Illumination: 98%
Moon Age: 16.14 days
Moon Angle: 0.50
Moon Distance: 395,500.23 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,279,736.50 km