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Moon Phases

On this page you can calculate the moon phases.

Often we don't give importance or we forget that every night nature gives us a unique and magical show, indeed it's enough to lift your gaze to the sky to remain mesmerized by the lights of the vault of heaven. In this show, undisputed protagonist, the moon gives us emotions, makes us fall in love and makes us dream.

Legends give to the moon many influences on our lives, some scientifically tested, as the cycle of the tides, and others ones more related to the popular history like influences on the birth of children, on the mushrooms and on wine.

Real or alleged that these effects are, if you want to be charmed by this great and fascinating spectacle, raises the eyes to heaven .... but before being informed about the moonscape that you'll find!

The phases of the moon, which refer to the part of the moon illuminated by the sun, are 8:

  1. New Moon
  2. Waxing Crescent
  3. First quarter
  4. Waxing gibbous
  5. Full Moon
  6. Waning gibbous
  7. Last quarter
  8. Waning Crescent

The complete cycle ends in about 29 days, and this period is indicated by the term synodic month. The duration of our months derives precisely from the duration of the synodic month which, in fact, inspired the Gregorian calendar from which our calendar derives.

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