Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 23 January 2034 Monday is Waxing Crescent, 3 days young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2034 | January 2034

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

Waxing Crescent 11% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 11% and growing larger. The 3 days young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 3 days on 20 January 2034 at 10:02.

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 ∠13° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1940"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1940" and ∠1949".

Snow Moon after 10 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2034 after 10 days on 3 February 2034 at 10:05.

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 421 / 1374

The Moon is 3 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 421 of Meeus index or 1374 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.55 days

Length of current 421 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 9 minutes. It is 2 hours and 5 minutes longer than next lunation 422 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 25 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 38 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠289°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠289°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠317.3°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon before perigee

10 days after point of apogee on 13 January 2034 at 00:22 in ♏ Scorpio. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 25 January 2034 at 21:19 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 369 391 km

Moon is 369 391 km (229 529 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 369 926 km (229 861 mi).

Moon before descending node

12 days after its ascending node on 11 January 2034 at 04:21 in ♎ Libra, 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 25 January 2034 at 00:56 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

12 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

5 days after previous South standstill on 17 January 2034 at 23:58 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.413°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.344° in the next northern standstill on 31 January 2034 at 00:32 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 10 days

After 10 days on 3 February 2034 at 10:05 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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