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September 30

Illumination: 0%
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Moon Phase: September 30, 2016

Visit the September 2016 Moon Phases Calendar to see all the daily moon phase for this month.


The on September 30 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 September 30 the Moon is 29.07 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 - September 30

Illumination: 0%
Moon Age: 29.07 days
Moon Angle: 0.50
Moon Distance: 399,555.60 km
Sun Angle: 0.53
Sun Distance: 149,767,802.96 km

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