Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 17 January 2001 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2001 | January 2001

Waning Crescent phase
Waning Crescent phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

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.

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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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