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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

19 April 2015 Sunday
Time: 12:00
JD 2457132

Universal Coordinated Time
Casablanca, Monrovia

Lunar phase today is Waxing Crescent.
The current moon phase is from 2015-04-18 19:59 to 2015-04-26 00:56.
The moon is in zodiac sign Taurus The moon is in zodiac sign Taurus.

The moon is Waxing Crescent on 19 April 2015 Sunday

Moon phases from
the current moon cycle:

New Moon New Moon
on 2015-04-18 19:59
before 0.7 day

First Quarter First Quarter
on 2015-04-26 00:56
after 6.5 days

Full Moon Full Moon
on 2015-05-04 04:44
after 14.7 days

Last Quarter Last Quarter
on 2015-05-11 11:36
after 21.9 days

New Moon New Moon (next)
on 2015-05-18 05:15
after 28.7 days

The moon is growing bigger (young moon)
Fraction of the moon: 0.027369061153327
Illumination of the moon disk: 1 %

Moon angular diameter: 0.54 °
Sun angular diameter: 0.53 °

Moon distance:
370824.67 km

Sun distance:
150271215.79 km

Astronomical events for today: 19 April 2015

  • 20:00:00 UTC: Mercury at Perihelion

Moon phases for the days after 19 April 2015

2015 April
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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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.