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Moon phase for 15 April 2011 Friday

Moon phase for 15 April 2011 Friday

Moon phase, position of the lunar cycle, dates of full moon and new moon.

UTC

15 April 2011 Friday
Time: 12:00
JD 2455667

Universal Coordinated Time
Casablanca, Monrovia

Lunar phase on 15 April 2011 Friday is Waxing Gibbous.
The current moon phase is from 2011-04-11 13:05 to 2011-04-18 03:44.
The moon is in zodiac sign Virgo The moon is in zodiac sign Virgo.

The moon is Waxing Gibbous on 15 April 2011 Friday

Moon phases from
the current moon cycle:

New Moon New Moon
on 2011-04-03 15:33
before 11.9 days

First Quarter First Quarter
on 2011-04-11 13:05
before 4 days

Full Moon Full Moon
on 2011-04-18 03:44
after 2.6 days

Last Quarter Last Quarter
on 2011-04-25 03:47
after 9.6 days

New Moon New Moon (next)
on 2011-05-03 07:51
after 17.8 days

The moon is growing bigger (young moon)
Fraction of the moon: 0.39692445061228
Illumination of the moon disk: 90 %

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

Moon distance:
363870.76 km

Sun distance:
150103352.64 km

Moon phases for the days after 15 April 2011

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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.