Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 27 October 2054 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2054 | October 2054

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

Waning Crescent 15% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 15% and getting smaller. The 25 days old Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 3 days on 24 October 2054 at 02:39.

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 passing about ∠19° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1969"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1969" and ∠1931".

Beaver Moon after 18 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2054 after 18 days on 15 November 2054 at 08:49.

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 677 / 1630

The Moon is 25 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 677 of Meeus index or 1630 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.43 days

Length of current 677 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 12 minutes. It is 2 hours and 20 minutes shorter than next lunation 678 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 32 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 37 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠23.7°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠23.7°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠44°. 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 perigee

15 days after point of apogee on 12 October 2054 at 01:43 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next perigee on 28 October 2054 at 01:15 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 364 047 km

Moon is 364 047 km (226 208 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 365 225 km (226 940 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 25 October 2054 at 21:32 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 8 November 2054 at 04:08 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

1 day after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

5 days after previous North standstill on 22 October 2054 at 10:52 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.417°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-19.520° in the next southern standstill on 4 November 2054 at 07:53 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 3 days

After 3 days on 30 October 2054 at 20:01 in ♏ Scorpio, 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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