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Moon phase on 3 January 2001 Wednesday is First Quarter, 8 days young Moon is in Aries.

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Moon phase for

Lunar calendar 2001 | January 2001

First Quarter phase
First Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

First Quarter 56% illuminated

First Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 56% and growing larger. The 8 days young Moon is in ♈ Aries.

* The exact date and time of this First Quarter phase is on 2 January 2001 at 22:31 UTC.

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Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at noon and sets at midnight. It is visible high in the southern sky in early evening.

Moon in ♈ Aries

Moon is passing about ∠20° of ♈ Aries tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1845"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1845" and ∠1951".

Wolf Moon after 6 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2001 after 6 days on 9 January 2001 at 20:24.

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Lunar orbit position on

Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 9 January 2001 at 20:24 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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