Nope, that’s not a Full Moon!

StephensAstro —  May 2, 2015 — Leave a comment
Photo: Waxing Gibbous Moon, Approaching Full. Photo by James Guilford.

Waxing Gibbous Moon – Day Before Full

Tonight’s Not-Quite-Full Moon. The Moon will reach its full phase in a little over 24 hours but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t big, bright, and beautiful Saturday night (May 2, 2015)! Phase in this photo is Waxing Gibbous with about 99% illumination … notice the shadowy edge along the bottom-left.



Since spring, 2006 Director of Stephens Memorial Observatory

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