First Quarter on
First Quarter 60% illuminated
First Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 60% and growing larger. The 8 days young Moon is in ♉ Taurus.
* The exact date and time of this First Quarter phase is on 1 February 2001 at 14:02 UTC.
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Moon phase and lunation details
Moonrise and moonset
Moon rises at noon and sets at midnight. It is visible high in the southern sky in early evening.
Moon in ♉ Taurus
Moon is passing about ∠25° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.
Apparent angular diameter ∠1901"
Lunar disc appears visually 2.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1901" and ∠1947".
Snow Moon after 5 days
Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2001 after 5 days on 8 February 2001 at 07:12.
Upcoming main Moon phases
Lunar orbit position on
Syzygy in 5 days
In 5 days on 8 February 2001 at 07:12 in ♌ Leo the Moon is going to be in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.
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