Keith's Moon Page

A collection of facts and folklore about that
big hunk of green cheese we call "El Luna".

Moon's Life Cycle Moon's Current Phase
Moon Facts Full Moon Dates
FM on Solstice & Equniox Man in the Moon
Blue Moon Dates & Facts A Moon By Any Other Name





Life Cycle of the Moon
Note: Run your mouse over each cycle described below starting
with "New Moon" for an explanation and view of each phase.









Current Moon Phase

Current phase of the moon Updated every 4 hrs.






Moon Facts

Distance Form Earth: 225,745 miles
Period of Revoloution: 27.3 days
Period of Phases: 29.5 days
Lenght of a Day: 27.3 days
Radius: 1,080 miles
Average Surface Temp: -10° F



Full Moon Dates
(1999-2003)

Mn.|Yr. 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Jan. 1 & 31 20 9 28 18
Feb. ---- 19 8 27 16
Mar. 2 & 31 19 9 28 18
Apr. 30 18 7 26 16
May 30 18 7 26 15
Jun. 28 16 5 24 14
Jul. 28 16 5 24 13
Aug. 26 15 4 22 12
Sep. 25 13 2 21 10
Oct. 24 13 2 21 10
Nov. 23 11 1 & 30 19 8
Dec. 22 11 30 19 8



Full Moon Occurrances On
Solstice & Equniox Dates

(1793-2020)

Winter 1809...........12/21.........apogee,22nd    
1828...........12/21    
1866...........12/21.........perigee,21st    
1885...........12/21.........perigee,22nd    
1904...........12/22    
1942...........12/22.........apogee,23rd    
1961...........12/21    
1980...........12/21    
1999...........12/22.........perigee,22nd    
2010...........12/21    
Spring 1829...........3/20    
1867...........3/20    
1924...........3/20    
1943...........3/21    
1981...........3/20    
2019...........3/20    
Summer 1796...........6/20.........apogee,19th    
1834...........6/21    
1853...........6/21    
1910...........6/22    
1929...........6/21    
1948...........6/21    
1986...........6/21.........perigee,21st    
2016...........6/20    
Autumn 1809...........9/23    
1820...........9/22.........perigee,21st    
1839...........9/23.........perigee,24th    
1877...........9/22    
1915...........9/23    
1991...........9/23    



Man in the Moon



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