Thursday, October 29, 2015

Lunation 195: The 16-Day-Old Moon

Lucy woke me early this morning with a touch on the shoulder and a whispered invitation to come outside and enjoy the Moonlight. How could I refuse?! (I love it--and her--when she does that...)

This is the 16-Day-Old Moon, a waning Gibbous disk just two days after the glory of the Full phase. We missed that aspect of Luna's cycle due to a spell of wet weather but now skies are clearing to reveal a Lunar face past it's prime, steadily decreasing in brilliance and illuminated surface as it declines toward New phase.

But stay tuned as this show is far from over!

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