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Moon phase for 31 December 2013 Tuesday

Moon phase for 31 December 2013 Tuesday

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

UTC

31 December 2013 Tuesday
Time: 12:00
JD 2456658

Universal Coordinated Time
Casablanca, Monrovia

Lunar phase on 31 December 2013 Tuesday is Waning Crescent.
The current moon phase is from 2013-12-25 13:50 to 2014-01-01 11:15.
The moon is in zodiac sign Sagittarius The moon is in zodiac sign Sagittarius.

The moon is Waning Crescent on 31 December 2013 Tuesday

Moon phases from
the current moon cycle:

New Moon New Moon
on 2013-12-03 00:22
before 28.5 days

First Quarter First Quarter
on 2013-12-09 15:13
before 21.9 days

Full Moon Full Moon
on 2013-12-17 09:29
before 14.1 days

Last Quarter Last Quarter
on 2013-12-25 13:50
before 5.9 days

New Moon New Moon (next)
on 2014-01-01 11:15
after 1 day

The moon is growing smaller (old moon)
Fraction of the moon: 0.96199484737542
Illumination of the moon disk: 1 %

Moon angular diameter: 0.55 °
Sun angular diameter: 0.54 °

Moon distance:
365247.92 km

Sun distance:
147100005.51 km

Moon phases for the days after 31 December 2013

2013 December
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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.