Current Moon Phase

Waning Gibbous
Luminance 95.3%
Moon Rise/Set Information

Moonrise: Rise 22:37
Moonset: Set 07:33
Next Full Moon: Tue 16th-Jul-2019
Next New Moon:Tue 2nd-Jul-2019
Current Moon cycle is 17 days old
Moon Facts: Did you Know?

The Moon was formed approximately 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.
In full sun, temperatures on the Moon's surface can reach 260°F (127°C).
Without direct sunlight, temperatures on the Moon can drop to minus -280°F (-173°C)..
Moon Photography Guide

Use a Tripod
Use a Zoom Lens
Measure the exposure
Avoid ambient nearby lighting
Use a shutter remote 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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