Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 27 January 2041 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2041 | January 2041

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

Waning Crescent 29% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 29% and getting smaller. The 24 days old Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

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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 25 January 2041 at 10:33.

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 is entering ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing first ∠3° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1904"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1904" and ∠1948".

Snow Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2041 after 19 days on 16 February 2041 at 02:21.

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 507 / 1460

The Moon is 24 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 507 of Meeus index or 1460 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.44 days

Length of current 507 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 35 minutes. It is 39 minutes longer than next lunation 508 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 9 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠342.7°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠342.7°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠358.5°. 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

8 days after point of apogee on 18 January 2041 at 23:16 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 4 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 1 February 2041 at 07:46 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 376 496 km

Moon is 376 496 km (233 944 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 4 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 356 610 km (221 587 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 26 January 2041 at 15:09 in ♏ Scorpio, 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 8 February 2041 at 00:39 in ♉ Taurus.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

11 days after previous North standstill on 15 January 2041 at 15:57 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠26.766°. Next 2 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-26.843° in the next southern standstill on 29 January 2041 at 22:24 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 1 February 2041 at 05:43 in ♒ Aquarius, 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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