Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 14 October 2047 Monday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2047 | October 2047

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

Waning Crescent 27% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 27% and getting smaller. The 24 days old Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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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 12 October 2047 at 04:22.

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 ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠19° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1874"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1874" and ∠1924".

Beaver Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2047 after 19 days on 2 November 2047 at 16:58.

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 590 / 1543

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 590 of Meeus index or 1543 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.37 days

Length of current 590 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 57 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2047. It is 34 minutes shorter than next lunation 591 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 48 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 22 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠329.2°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠329.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠346.8°. 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

7 days after point of apogee on 7 October 2047 at 08:53 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 5 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 19 October 2047 at 21:58 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 382 514 km

Moon is 382 514 km (237 683 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 5 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 357 956 km (222 424 mi).

Moon after descending node

2 days after its descending node on 11 October 2047 at 12:21 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 24 October 2047 at 02:50 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

17 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

4 days after previous North standstill on 9 October 2047 at 18:12 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠24.802°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-24.711° in the next southern standstill on 22 October 2047 at 17:18 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 19 October 2047 at 03:28 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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