Waxing Crescent on
Waxing Crescent 3% illuminated
Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 3% and growing larger. The 2 days young Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.
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Moon phase and lunation details
1 day after New Moon
Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 24 January 2001 at 13:07.
Moonrise and moonset
Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.
Moon in ♒ Aquarius
Moon is leaving the last ∠2° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♓ Pisces later.
Apparent angular diameter ∠1774"
Lunar disc appears visually 9.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1774" and ∠1949".
Snow Moon after 12 days
Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2001 after 12 days on 8 February 2001 at 07:12.
Upcoming main Moon phases
Lunar orbit position on
Syzygy in 12 days
After 12 days on 8 February 2001 at 07:12 in ♌ Leo, 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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