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# What phase is the moon in when it 3 o'clock in the afternoon?

Updated: 10/24/2022

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### What moon phase is after a third-quarter moon?

The right half of the moon is illuminated.

### What day does the 'new moon' phase of the moon come out?

The last new moon was about 3 days ago; the next New Moon will occur on 24 February 2009 at 5:35 p.m. Pacific Standard Time.

### What was the moon phase yesterday?

Waxing crescent. (Note: This answer is correct only about 1 week out of every four.)

### How did the first quarter and thrid quarter phases get these names?

because only half of the visible moon is lite. we only see half the moon so only a quarter of the moon is lite.===================================Another take:After the New Moon . . .-- The 'first quarter' is the phase that's seen after 1/4 of the timeuntil the next New Moon has passed.-- The 'third quarter' is the phase that's seen after 3/4 of the timeuntil the next New Moon has passed.

### Why is the phase in which half the moon is visible called a quarter moon?

Half of the Moon you cannot see because it faces away from Earth. Half of the side you could see is in darkness at "half Moon". That makes 3/4 of the Moon invisible and 1/4 visible. Hence "a quarter Moon" is visible. Another viewpoint: No, that's not really the answer. This is the answer: Let's start with "New Moon". Later, at "Full Moon", the Moon is halfway through its cycle of phases. Halfway between these two phases we see a half Moon. That's called the "first quarter" phase, because the Moon is a quarter of the way through its phases. So, that's why we see the half Moon at a "quarter" phase. It does cause confusion.

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### What phase is the moon in when its 3 o'clock in the afternoon?

Impossible to answer considering the phase change change on a day to day basis.

2:00 PM

3/4 of the moon

3 oclock

### What phase of the moon on 18th January 2010?

On January 18, 2010, the Moon will be in the "waxing crescent" phase, about 3 days past the new moon.

### What moon phase is after a third-quarter moon?

The right half of the moon is illuminated.

Waning

### What was the phase of the moon on December 3 2010?

On December 3, 2010, the moon is a waning crescent (4%). The new moon will occur on December 5.

### What does target at your twelve oclock mean in mw2?

It means right in front of you. When soldiers relate directions to the clock 3 oclock means right, 9 oclock means left 12 oclock means front, and 6 oclock means back.

### Which side is 3 o'clock side driver side or passenger side?

Passenger side is 3 o-clock. for example ; 12 9 * 3 6 12 oclock is in front of you. 9 oclock is on the left hand (Drivers side) 6 oclock is in back of you (behind you) 3 oclock is on the right hand (Pass. Side)

### How many hours is between 4 oclock and 7 oclock?

3 assuming they are both the same-am or pm

### Was the moon visible on January 3rd?

Yes. On January 3, 2010 the Moon was in the waning gibbous phase, 3 days past the full.