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    14 April
    Erstes Viertel
    5%
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    10%
    16/04/2021  - Erstes Viertel
    16 April
    Erstes Viertel
    Illumination: 16%
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    24%
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    18 April
    Erstes Viertel
    33%

    Today's Moon Phase: 16 April 2021

    The Moon's current phase for today and tonight is a Waxing Crescent Phase. A Waxing Crescent is the first Phase after the New Moon and is a great time to see the features of the moon's surface. During this phase the Moon can be seen in the wester sky after the sun dips below the horizon at sunset. The moon is close to the sun in the sky and mostly dark except for the right edge of the moon which becomes brighter as the days get closer to the next phase which is a First Quarter with a 50% illumination.

    Visit the April 2021 Moon Phases Calendar to see all the daily moon phase for this month

    Today's Erstes Viertel Phase

    On 16 April 2021 the Waxing Crescent phase has an illumination of 16%. This is the percentage of the Moon illuminated by the Sun. The illumination is constantly changing and can vary up to 10% a day. On 16 April 2021 the Moon is 0.00 days old. This refers to how many days it has been since the last New Moon. It takes 29.53 days for the Moon to orbit the Earth and go through the lunar cycle of all 8 Moon phases.

    The 8 Lunar Phases

    The Moon goes through 8 lunar phases during its 29.53 days lunar cycle. The 4 major Moon phases are Full Moon, New Moon, First Quarter and Last Quarter. Between these major phases, there are 4 minor ones: Waxing Crescent, Waxing Gibbous, Waning Gibbous and Waning Crescent. For more info on the Moon Cycle and on each phase check out Wikipedia Lunar Phase page.


    Phase Details for – 16 April 2021

    Phase: Erstes Viertel
    Illumination: 16%
    Sun Distance: 3.93 Today
    Moon Distance: 403,517.88 km
    Sun Distance: 150,169,415.86 km

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