Lunar Hemispheric Phase Explorers - 1500×1500-pixel HD Edition

Current Lunar Phases as Viewed From Above the Four Hemispheres
Near Side, Far Side, Western and Eastern Hemispheres

Program and Graphics by Jay Tanner - 2024

              Current Geocentric Lunar Coordinates, Distance and Phase  
                      Based on the NASA/JPL DE405 Ephemeris Model

                        Working Date UD    =  2024 Apr 12 - Fri
                        Working Time UT    =  12:33:11
                        Astronomical JD TT =  2460413.02390097

                  Right Ascension = 4.7786699 hr = 04h 46m 43.212s
                  Declination     = +26.897663 deg = +26° 53' 51.59"
                  Distance        = 376780.677 km = 234120.658 mi
                  Phase Angle     = 50.578 deg

REFRESH Page to Update Statistics and Images to Current Date and Time

CLICK On Any Hemispheric Image For a Full 1500×1500 HD View In a New Tab

Current Near Side View
Standard Geocentric Earth View
Sans Librations
Geocentric Phase: 51°


Current Far Side View
Behind the Moon Looking Back
Earth is Directly Behind Moon
Relative Phase: 231°


Current West (Left) Side View
Centered Over Western Hemisphere
Earth is Directly to the Right
Relative Phase: 321°


Current East (Right) Side View
Centered Over Eastern Hemisphere
Earth is Directly to the Left
Relative Phase: 141°

Program and Graphics by Jay Tanner          Revised: Thursday, January 01, 1970 at 12:00:00 AM UTC
Download PHP 7 Source Code and Graphics For This Program
Approx: 1.5 GB - Public Domain