The Moon

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From Ashburn , the Moon will become visible around 19:49 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 51° above your western horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting at 00:32.

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Name The Moon
Object Type Moon
Current Position
Absolute mag (H):0.30 [1]
Slope parameter (n):2.00 [1]
Right ascension:04h39m [1]
Declination:+20°17' [1]
Distance:0.00 AU
0.02 lightmin [1]
Current Phase

Embed the Moon's phase in your website

You can embed the Moon's phase in your website. Simply configure the options below, and paste the grey HTML code into your website.

This widget deliberately has a transparent background and no border, to give you maximum flexibility to integrate it into the design of your website.

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02 Mar 2020  –  Moon at First Quarter
09 Mar 2020  –  Full Moon
10 Mar 2020  –  The Moon at perigee
11 Mar 2020  –  The Moon at aphelion
16 Mar 2020  –  Moon at Last Quarter
21 Mar 2020  –  The Moon at perihelion
24 Mar 2020  –  New Moon
24 Mar 2020  –  The Moon at apogee




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