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Current moon phase and next days lunar phases

Current moon phase and next days lunar phases

Moon calendar, moon in the zodiac, position in the lunar cycle, full moon and new moon dates.

UTC

24 April 2014 Thursday
Time: 12:00
JD 2456772

Universal Coordinated Time
Casablanca, Monrovia

Lunar phase today is Waning Crescent.
The current moon phase is from 2014-04-22 08:53 to 2014-04-29 07:17.
The moon is in zodiac sign Pisces The moon is in zodiac sign Pisces.

The moon is Waning Crescent on 24 April 2014 Thursday

Moon phases from
the current moon cycle:

New Moon New Moon
on 2014-03-30 19:48
before 24.7 days

First Quarter First Quarter
on 2014-04-07 09:31
before 17.1 days

Full Moon Full Moon
on 2014-04-15 08:45
before 9.2 days

Last Quarter Last Quarter
on 2014-04-22 08:53
before 2.2 days

New Moon New Moon (next)
on 2014-04-29 07:17
after 4.8 days

The moon is growing smaller (old moon)
Fraction of the moon: 0.82927781178591
Illumination of the moon disk: 26 %

Moon angular diameter: 0.55 °
Sun angular diameter: 0.53 °

Moon distance:
365393.7 km

Sun distance:
150484322.4 km

Moon phases for the days after 24 April 2014

2014 April
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30        
             

For calculation of the lunar phase and the course of the moon through the zodiac is taken the moon fraction at 12 o'clock noon on the given date.

When crossing the zodiac from one zodiac sign to another, often for a short time Moon is Void of course moon. This phenomenon is not marked in the table above.

From New moon to Full moon the Moon is growing bigger (young moon), and after Full moon it is growing small (old moon).

The time the Moon makes a complete orbit around the Earth (sidereal period) is 27.321661 days. The time between two consecutive New moon phases is 29.53058867 days.