By Deborah Byrd in Astronomy Essentials | Moon Phases|2 months ago
In modern times, as astrophotographer Thierry Legault proved in 2013, it’s possible to capture a moon in a photograph at the instant the moon is new. What about young moon sightings using only your eye? The youngest moons, here.
The moon is waxing toward full on this Sunday night. It’ll still be a touch shy of full for most – but not all – of the world on Monday night. As seen from around the globe, the bright “star” near the moon is Jupiter.