Waning Crescent on
Waning Crescent 40% illuminated
Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 40% and getting smaller. The 23 days old Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.
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Moon phase and lunation details
1 day after Last Quarter
Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 1 day on 16 January 2001 at 12:35.
Moonrise and moonset
Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.
Moon in ♏ Scorpio
Moon is passing about ∠9° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.
Apparent angular diameter ∠1865"
Lunar disc appears visually 4.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1865" and ∠1950".
Snow Moon after 21 days
Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2001 after 21 days on 8 February 2001 at 07:12.
Upcoming main Moon phases
Lunar orbit position on
Syzygy in 7 days
After 7 days on 24 January 2001 at 13:07 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.
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