Current Moon Phase

42.7
Luminance 55.8%
Moon Rise/Set Information

Moon:In Transit
Moon: 12:46
Next Full Moon: Sun 22nd-Aug-2021
Next New Moon:Sun 8th-Aug-2021
Current Moon cycle is 22 days old
Moon Facts: Did you Know?

The Moon was formed ~4.5 billion years ago.
High and Low tides are caused by the Moon's gravitational pull.
The Moon orbits the Earth every 27.3 days.
As sunlight hits the moon's surface, temperatures can reach 260°F (127°C).
On the dark side of the moon, temperatures can drop to -280°F (-173°C).
Moon Photography Guide

Always use a Tripod
Use a Zoom Lens
Exposure time is generally shorter than you think, the moon is bright!
Avoid ambient light
Use a remote or timed shutter release
Always shoot in RAW for post processing
Radio Ham Guide (EME)

Earth–Moon–Earth communication (EME), also known as Moon bounce, is a radio communications technique that relies on the propagation of radio waves from an Earth-based transmitter directed via reflection from the surface of the Moon back to an Earth-based receiver using VHF and UHF amateur radio bands.
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