Waning Crescent on 01/25/2017
January 25
Waning Crescent
Waning Crescent on 01/26/2017
January 26
Waning Crescent
 on 01/27/2017
January 27

Illumination: 0%
New Moon on 01/28/2017
January 28
New Moon
Waxing Crescent on 01/29/2017
January 29
Waxing Crescent

Moon Phase: January 27, 2017

Visit the January 2017 Moon Phases Calendar to see all the daily moon phase for this month.


The on January 27 has an illumination of 0%. 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 January 27 the Moon is 29.02 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

There are 8 lunar phases the Moon goes through in 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: the 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 - January 27

Illumination: 0%
Moon Age: 29.02 days
Moon Angle: 0.51
Moon Distance: 392,918.07 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,327,563.49 km

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