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Moon phase now

Moon phase now, 22 january 2019 , the age of the Moon, the distance from the Earth to the Moon and other information about it. All data on the moon phase are calculated at the current time. Here you can see how the moon will look tonight, day or night.
The main phases of the moon are also calculated for the current and next lunar month.

The definition of the moon phases and the knowledge of the lunar cycles, it is important for example for amateur astronomers - on a full moon it is inconvenient to observe the objects of space due to strong illumination from the moon. Knowledge of the phases of the moon is also useful for astrologers, and for fishermen - the Moon affects the activity of fish.
The influence of the moon phases on living organisms is still poorly understood, but it definitely exists. At least, a cyclic change in the movement of juices inside plants as the lunar phases change.

Moon phase now

22 january 2019 19:32:30 GMT

17th lunar day
Waning Gibbous
Waning Moon
17th lunar day
Phase of lunar month  0.56279028
Illuminated area  96.16 %
Age of the Moon  16 days 14 hours 52 min.
Distance from
the center of the Earth
  363388.31 km.
Angle diameter from
the center of the Earth
  0.54806 °

GMT - Grinvich Mean Time.

Moon phases of the current lunar month

The main moon phases of the current lunar month are the new moon, the first quarter, the full moon, and the third quarter. The duration of the lunar month is 29.53059 days, so its borders slowly shift and do not coincide with the boundaries of calendar months.

New MoonNew Moon 6 january 20196 january 2019
First QuarterFirst Quarter 14 january 201914 january 2019
Full MoonFull Moon 21 january 201921 january 2019
Third QuarterThird Quarter 27 january 201927 january 2019

Moon phases of the next lunar month

Next New MoonNew Moon4 february 2019
Next First QuarterFirst Quarter12 february 2019
Next Full MoonFull Moon19 february 2019
Next Third QuarterThird Quarter26 february 2019


Nikolay Kurdyapin, astro-map.com  
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