The Moon

Image of the Moon
Finder chart
Please wait
Loading 0/4
Click and drag to rotate
Mouse wheel to zoom in/out
Touch with mouse to dismiss
Click and drag the chart above to pan around the sky, or use the mouse wheel to zoom. Click to enlarge.

From Ashburn , the Moon is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 17:29 (EST) as the dusk sky fades, 17° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:05, 72° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 05:38, when it sinks to 7° above your western horizon.

Begin typing the name of a town near to you, and then select the town from the list of options which appear below.
Name The Moon
Object Type Moon
Current Position
Magnitude:-12.79 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:06h52m [1]
Declination:+21°34' [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.

Color scheme

HTML code

22 Dec 2018, 12:50 EST  –  Full Moon
29 Dec 2018, 04:36 EST  –  Moon at Last Quarter
05 Jan 2019, 20:30 EST  –  New Moon
05 Jan 2019, 20:41 EST  –  Partial solar eclipse
14 Jan 2019, 01:47 EST  –  Moon at First Quarter
21 Jan 2019, 00:13 EST  –  Total lunar eclipse
21 Jan 2019, 00:17 EST  –  Full Moon
27 Jan 2019, 16:12 EST  –  Moon at Last Quarter




Color scheme