Last Quarter on
Last Quarter 50% illuminated
Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 50% and getting smaller. The 22 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.
* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 16 January 2001 at 12:35 UTC.
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Moon phase and lunation details
Moonrise and moonset
Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.
Moon in ♎ Libra
Moon is leaving the last ∠4° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♏ Scorpio later.
Apparent angular diameter ∠1888"
Lunar disc appears visually 3.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1888" and ∠1950".
Snow Moon after 22 days
Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2001 after 22 days on 8 February 2001 at 07:12.
Upcoming main Moon phases
Lunar orbit position on
Syzygy in 8 days
After 8 days on 24 January 2001 at 13:07 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.
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