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Moon phase now

Moon phase now, 24 january 2020 , 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

24 january 2020 12:41:41 GMT

29th lunar day
New Moon
Waning Moon
29th lunar day
Phase of lunar month  0.98831544
Illuminated area  0.13 %
Age of the Moon  29 days 4 hours 27 min.
Distance from
the center of the Earth
  394125.82 km.
Angle diameter from
the center of the Earth
  0.50532 °

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 26 december 201926 december 2019
First QuarterFirst Quarter 3 january 20203 january 2020
Full MoonFull Moon 10 january 202010 january 2020
Third QuarterThird Quarter 17 january 202017 january 2020

Moon phases of the next lunar month

Next New MoonNew Moon24 january 2020
Next First QuarterFirst Quarter2 february 2020
Next Full MoonFull Moon9 february 2020
Next Third QuarterThird Quarter15 february 2020


Nikolay Kurdyapin, astro-map.com  
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