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Moon phase on 6 October 2007 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2007 | October 2007

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

Waning Crescent 20% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 20% and getting smaller. The 25 days old Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 3 days on 3 October 2007 at 10:06.

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 ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠20° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1849"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1849" and ∠1919".

Hunter Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2007 after 19 days on 26 October 2007 at 04:52.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Neap tide

There is low ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at big angle, so their combined tidal force is weak.

Lunation 95 / 1048

The Moon is 25 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 95 of Meeus index or 1048 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.68 days

Length of current 95 lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 16 minutes. It is 1 hour and 46 minutes shorter than next lunation 96 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 32 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 31 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠131.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠131.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠159.5°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon before apogee

8 days after point of perigee on 28 September 2007 at 01:53 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 6 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 13 October 2007 at 09:53 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 387 566 km

Moon is 387 566 km (240 822 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 6 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 491 km (252 582 mi).

Moon before descending node

11 days after its ascending node on 25 September 2007 at 00:40 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 7 October 2007 at 20:03 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

11 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

4 days after previous North standstill on 2 October 2007 at 10:23 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.296°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.194° in the next southern standstill on 16 October 2007 at 23:14 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 11 October 2007 at 05:01 in ♎ Libra, 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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