Waxing Crescent on
Waxing Crescent 8% illuminated
Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 8% and growing larger. The 3 days young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.
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Moon phase and lunation details
2 days after New Moon
Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 2 days 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 ♓ Pisces
Moon is passing about ∠10° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.
Apparent angular diameter ∠1783"
Lunar disc appears visually 8.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1783" and ∠1948".
Snow Moon after 11 days
Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2001 after 11 days on 8 February 2001 at 07:12.
Upcoming main Moon phases
Lunar orbit position on
Syzygy in 11 days
After 11 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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