Current Moon Phase for Friday, July 10th – Waning Crescent

July 10
Waning Crescent
Illumination: 32%

The Moon today is in a Waning Crescent phase. In this phase the Moon’s illumination in growing smaller each day until the New Moon. During this phase the Moon is getting closer to the Sun as viewed from Earth and the night side of the Moon is facing the Earth with only a small edge of the Moon being illuminated. This phase is best viewed an hour or 2 before the sunrise and can be quite beautiful if you’re willing to get up early. It can also be a great time to see the features of the Moon’s surface. Along the edge where the illuminated portion meets the dark side, the craters and mountains cast long shadows making them easier to observe with a telescope or binoculars.

Phase Details for – Friday, July 10, 2015

Phase: Waning Crescent
Illumination: 32%
Moon Age: 23.90 days
Moon Angle: 0.54
Moon Distance: 368,842.07 km
Sun Angle: 0.52
Sun Distance: 152,088,331.81 km
Courtesy of MoonGiant.com

2 thoughts on “Current Moon Phase for Friday, July 10th – Waning Crescent

  1. Hi Sistar ~I heard that there are ~356 Moon Goddess’s~For every day of the ~calendar year ~Wondering if you~have the ~Goddess’s Calendar ~ Thank You ~ ~^.^~Butterfly Blessings

    Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:53:32 +0000 To: munchkin2315@hotmail.com

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