Moon

Friday, August 18, 2023

Waxing Crescent


The lunar phase on Friday, August 18, 2023 was a Waxing Crescent. At 11:00pm ET, the face of the moon was 7% illuminated, 2.4 days old, and 8% of the way through the lunar cycle.


During the Waxing Crescent phase, the illuminated sliver continues to grow. The moon begins to rise slightly later than the sun with each passing night.

Date:August 18, 2023
Moon Phase:Waxing Crescent
Illumination:7%
Age:2.4 Days
Longitude:175.6°
Moon Sign:Virgo


The next Full Moon was on Wednesday, August 30, 2023 (Blue Moon), and the next New Moon was on Thursday, September 14, 2023.


Below are the lunar phases for the remainder of August 2023.


  • Sun
  • Mon
  • Tue
  • Wed
  • Thu
  • Fri
  • Sat
  • 1Full Moon title=
  • 2Waning Gibbous title=
  • 3Waning Gibbous title=
  • 4Waning Gibbous title=
  • 5Waning Gibbous title=
  • 6Waning Gibbous title=
  • 7Waning Gibbous title=
  • 8Last Quarter title=
  • 9Waning Crescent title=
  • 10Waning Crescent title=
  • 11Waning Crescent title=
  • 12Waning Crescent title=
  • 13Waning Crescent title=
  • 14Waning Crescent title=
  • 15New Moon title=
  • 16New Moon title=
  • 17Waxing Crescent title=
  • 18Waxing Crescent title=
  • 19Waxing Crescent title=
  • 20Waxing Crescent title=
  • 21Waxing Crescent title=
  • 22Waxing Crescent title=
  • 23First Quarter title=
  • 24First Quarter title=
  • 25Waxing Gibbous title=
  • 26Waxing Gibbous title=
  • 27Waxing Gibbous title=
  • 28Waxing Gibbous title=
  • 29Waxing Gibbous title=
  • 30Full Moon title=
  • 31Waning Gibbous title=

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