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Today’s Moon Phase

There are eight distinct phases of the moon.

New Moon

New Moon

New Moon – The Moon’s un-illuminated side is facing the Earth. The Moon is not visible (except during a solar eclipse).

Waxing Crescent

Waxing Crescent

Waxing Crescent – The Moon appears to be partly but less than one-half illuminated by direct sunlight. The fraction of the Moon’s disk that is illuminated is increasing.

First Quarter

First Quarter

First Quarter – One-half of the Moon appears to be illuminated by direct sunlight. The fraction of the Moon’s disk that is illuminated is increasing.

Waxing Gibbous

Waxing Gibbous

Waxing Gibbous – The Moon appears to be more than one-half but not fully illuminated by direct sunlight. The fraction of the Moon’s disk that is illuminated is increasing.

Full Moon

Full Moon

Full Moon – The Moon’s illuminated side is facing the Earth. The Moon appears to be completely illuminated by direct sunlight.

Waning Gibbous

Waning Gibbous

Waning Gibbous – The Moon appears to be more than one-half but not fully illuminated by direct sunlight. The fraction of the Moon’s disk that is illuminated is decreasing.

Last Quarter

Last Quarter

Last Quarter – One-half of the Moon appears to be illuminated by direct sunlight. The fraction of the Moon’s disk that is illuminated is decreasing.

Waning Crescent

Waning Crescent

Waning Crescent – The Moon appears to be partly but less than one-half illuminated by direct sunlight. The fraction of the Moon’s disk that is illuminated is decreasing.


 

Today’s Moon Phase


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Some further information about the moon phase. All links open in a new window. We hope that you enjoy the information.

Moon Phase Calendar – Free daily moon phase application.
Virtual Reality Moon Phase Pictures – The United States Naval Observatory (USNO) Moon phase display for the years 1800 through 2199.
Phases of the Moon – Outstanding information about the phases of the moon.


You can use the calendar below to find the moon phase for any given date, just set your month and year and it will generate a new calendar for you with the current moon phases for the specified date.



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