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Flag for Antarctica South Pole, Antarctica — Moonrise, moonset and moon phases, April 2012

Moon: 96.6%

Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Feb 2, 2015 at 3:14:45 PM

Moon Direction: 270° West

Moon Altitude: -17.6°

Moon Distance: 248,961 mi

Next Full Moon: Feb 4, 201512:09 PM

Next New Moon: Feb 19, 201512:47 PM

Next Moonrise: Feb 8, 20152:30 AM

Location of South PoleLocation

Moonrise, moonset and phase calendar for South Pole, April 2012

2012Moonrise/setMeridian passing
AprMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illum.
1-Down all day-6:57 AM(-18.8°)242,07859.8%
2-Down all day-7:47 AM(-15.4°)238,25170.1%
3-Down all day-8:37 AM(-11.1°)234,23079.7%
4-Down all day-9:27 AM(-6.1°)230,34488.2%
59:18 AM (90°)--10:19 AM(-0.0°)226,95594.7%
6-Up all day-11:12 AM(5.2°)224,40598.8%
7-Up all day-12:07 PM(10.4°)222,95399.8%
8-Up all day-1:05 PM(15.0°)222,73397.6%
9-Up all day-2:06 PM(18.5°)223,73292.3%
10-Up all day-3:07 PM(20.4°)225,79084.4%
11-Up all day-4:08 PM(20.8°)228,64474.6%
12-Up all day-5:07 PM(19.6°)231,97463.6%
13-Up all day-6:02 PM(17.2°)235,47252.3%
14-Up all day-6:54 PM(13.8°)238,88441.2%
15-Up all day-7:42 PM(9.8°)242,03230.9%
16-Up all day-8:27 PM(5.3°)244,81021.7%
17-Up all day-9:11 PM(0.9°)247,16513.9%
18-4:20 AM (270°)-9:53 PM(-2.6°)249,0837.7%
19-Down all day-10:36 PM(-8.6°)250,5733.3%
20-Down all day-11:19 PM(-12.7°)251,6480.7%
21---Moon does not pass the Meridian this day
22-Down all day-12:03 AM(-16.3°)252,3160.1%
23-Down all day-12:49 AM(-19.2°)252,5611.4%
24-Down all day-1:36 AM(-21.3°)252,3454.5%
25-Down all day-2:24 AM(-22.4°)251,6129.4%
26-Down all day-3:13 AM(-22.6°)250,31015.9%
27-Down all day-4:02 AM(-21.6°)248,40323.9%
28-Down all day-4:51 AM(-19.6°)245,88733.1%
29-Down all day-5:40 AM(-16.7°)242,80043.1%
30-Down all day-6:28 AM(-12.9°)239,23653.8%
* Illumination is calculated at lunar noon, all times are in local South Pole time. Below horizon is marked in red.

Note that Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 3:00 AM and this is accounted for above.

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