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Waxing Crescent
First Quarter Moon - Saturday 29th of November 2014
Waxing Gibbous - Monday 01st of December 2014
Full Moon - Saturday 06th of December 2014
Nov 23 2014
Waxing Crescent
1.4% of lunar illumination
13 days to full moon
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Moon Day 2

A day for laying foundations. Good for beginnings, especially for long term issues such as conceiving a child or laying the first bricks of your future house. It favours moves, trips, long journeys and buying property, but it is a day when financial machinations or theft will bring trouble.

Next Full Moon Date: Sunday, December 7, 2014

Names Given to the Moon by Other Cultures:

  • Colonial American: Christmas Moon
  • Chinese: Bitter Moon
  • American Indian (Cherokee): Snow Moon
  • American Indian (Choctaw): Peach Moon
  • American Indian (Dakotah Sioux): Twelfth Moon
  • Celtic: Cold Moon
  • English Medieval: Oak Moon
  • Neo Pagan: Long Night Moon

Full Cold Moon (December)

This is the month when the winter cold fastens its grip and the nights become long and dark. This full Moon is also called the Long Nights Moon by some Native American tribes.

During this month the winter cold fastens its grip, and nights are at their longest and darkest. It is also sometimes called the Moon before Yule. The term Long Night Moon is a doubly appropriate name because the midwinter night is indeed long, and because the Moon is above the horizon for a long time. The midwinter full Moon has a high trajectory across the sky because it is opposite a low Sun.