The phase of the Moon is waning gibbous today.The first human being to orbit the Earth, Yuri Gagarin, went up for one orbit as a Cosmonaut of the former Soviet Union on this date in 1961. Make sure to celebrate Yuri’s Night.STS1, the first launch of the Space Shuttle was made on this date in 1981.
April 13, 2023
The Moon is at third quarter phase at 9:11 U.T. today.
The phase of the Moon is waxing crescent today.Tonight should be the peak of the Lyrid meteor shower. Unfortunately, the light of the Moon will interfere with most of the shower this year. Wait until after local midnight.