Lunar Report - 11/09/2016

Today's Moon phase for 

Moon distance to earth:
233,140 miles
Age moon:
9.3 days
Moon phase:
Size of moon increases
Percentage visible:

The Moon today is in a Waxing Gibbous phase. This phase is when the moon is more than 50% illuminated but not yet a Full Moon. The phase lasts round 7 days with the moon becoming more illuminated each day until the Full Moon. During a Waxing Gibbous the moon will rise in the east in mid-afternoon and will be high in the eastern sky at sunset. The moon is then visible though most of the night sky setting a few hour before sunrise. The word Gibbous first appeared in the 14th century and has it’s roots in the Latin word "gibbosus" meaning humpbacked.

Upcoming main Moon phases
Full Moon on 14 November 2016 at 13:52
Last Quarter on 21 November 2016 at 08:33
New Moon on 29 November 2016 at 12:18
First Quarter on 7 December 2016 at 09:03

Moons Orbit
Perigee Nov 14  -->  221684.67 miles
Apogee Nov 01  -->  252684.25 miles

Northern Nov 17  -->  225316.58 miles
Southern Nov 04  -->  250291.35 miles

(Tropic of Cancer)
  • High 03:36am
  • Low 09:52am
  • High 04:04pm
  • Low 10:25pm

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