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Moon phase on 8 December 2035 Saturday is First Quarter, 8 days young Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2035 | December 2035

First Quarter phase
First Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

First Quarter 55% illuminated

First Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 55% and growing larger. The 8 days young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

* The exact date and time of this First Quarter phase is on 8 December 2035 at 01:05 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at noon and sets at midnight. It is visible high in the southern sky in early evening.

Moon in ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing about ∠21° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1829"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1829" and ∠1948".

Cold Moon after 6 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2035 after 6 days on 15 December 2035 at 00:33.

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 444 / 1397

The Moon is 8 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 444 of Meeus index or 1397 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.79 days

Length of current 444 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 53 minutes. It is 53 minutes shorter than next lunation 445 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 6 hours and 9 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 54 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠144.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠144.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠171°. 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 after apogee

5 days after point of apogee on 3 December 2035 at 08:09 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 7 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 15 December 2035 at 19:38 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 391 896 km

Moon is 391 896 km (243 513 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 7 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 747 km (222 294 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 6 December 2035 at 16:36 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 10 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 19 December 2035 at 09:33 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

16 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

6 days after previous South standstill on 2 December 2035 at 07:25 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-19.270°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠19.300° in the next northern standstill on 15 December 2035 at 23:54 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 15 December 2035 at 00:33 in ♋ Cancer, 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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