Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 25 October 2027 Monday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2027 | October 2027

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 ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 2 days on 22 October 2027 at 17:29.

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 ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠8° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1964"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1964" and ∠1930".

Beaver Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2027 after 19 days on 14 November 2027 at 03:26.

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 343 / 1296

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 343 of Meeus index or 1296 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.46 days

Length of current 343 lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 1 minute. It is 2 hours and 48 minutes shorter than next lunation 344 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 44 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 25 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠36.7°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠36.7°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠61.7°. 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 in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 05:36, this is 15 days after last apogee on 9 October 2027 at 15:47 in ♒ Aquarius. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 11 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 6 November 2027 at 11:37 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 368 651 km

This perigee Moon is 368 651 km (229 069 mi) away from Earth. It is 6 143 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 1 705 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon after descending node

2 days after its descending node on 23 October 2027 at 08:15 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 5 November 2027 at 16:54 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

15 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

5 days after previous North standstill on 20 October 2027 at 01:41 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠26.793°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-26.700° in the next southern standstill on 2 November 2027 at 01:17 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 29 October 2027 at 13:36 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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