This month’s full moon will come on the night of March 26-27, 2013. Between now and then, you’ll find the moon more than half lighted and less than full, a waxing gibbous moon shining in the daytime sky in late afternoon or high in the sky after sunset. Read more about the waxing gibbous moon phase here.
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Deborah Byrd created the EarthSky radio series in 1991 and founded EarthSky.org in 1994. Today, she serves as Editor-in-Chief of this website. She has won a galaxy of awards from the broadcasting and science communities, including having an asteroid named 3505 Byrd in her honor. A science communicator and educator since 1976, Byrd believes in science as a force for good in the world and a vital tool for the 21st century. "Being an EarthSky editor is like hosting a big global party for cool nature-lovers," she says.