Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 10 October 2034 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2034 | October 2034

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

Waning Crescent 3% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 3% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 4 October 2034 at 18:05.

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 leaving the last ∠3° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♎ Libra later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1820"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1820" and ∠1922".

Hunter Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2034 after 17 days on 27 October 2034 at 12:42.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 429 / 1382

The Moon is 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 429 of Meeus index or 1382 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.64 days

Length of current 429 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 19 minutes. It is 2 hours and 25 minutes shorter than next lunation 430 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 35 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 28 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠108.6°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠108.6°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠141.4°. 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

10 days after point of perigee on 30 September 2034 at 04:10 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 5 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 16 October 2034 at 00:06 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 393 858 km

Moon is 393 858 km (244 732 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 5 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 022 km (252 290 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♍ Virgo at 06:34 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet descending node on 24 October 2034 at 18:23 in ♓ Pisces.

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New draconic month

At 06:34 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after northern standstill

6 days after previous North standstill on 4 October 2034 at 01:15 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.200°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.265° in the next southern standstill on 18 October 2034 at 10:02 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 12 October 2034 at 07:33 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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