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Moon phase now

Moon phase now, 16 october 2018 , 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

16 october 2018 2:19:12 GMT

7th lunar day
First Quarter
Growing Moon
7th lunar day
Phase of lunar month  0.23013099
Illuminated area  43.77 %
Age of the Moon  6 days 19 hours 6 min.
Distance from
the center of the Earth
  403798.19 km.
Angle diameter from
the center of the Earth
  0.49321 °

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 9 october 20189 october 2018
First QuarterFirst Quarter 16 october 201816 october 2018
Full MoonFull Moon 24 october 201824 october 2018
Third QuarterThird Quarter 31 october 201831 october 2018

Moon phases of the next lunar month

Next New MoonNew Moon7 november 2018
Next First QuarterFirst Quarter15 november 2018
Next Full MoonFull Moon23 november 2018
Next Third QuarterThird Quarter30 november 2018


Nikolay Kurdyapin, astro-map.com  
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