Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 28 October 2054 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Libra.

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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 7% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 7% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 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 is entering ♎ Libra

Moon is passing first ∠4° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1959"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.4% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1959" and ∠1932".

Beaver Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2054 after 17 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 26 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 in perigee

Moon is reaching point of perigee on this date at 01:15, this is 15 days after last apogee on 12 October 2054 at 01:43 in ♒ Aquarius. Lunar orbit is starting to get wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth for 11 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next apogee on 8 November 2054 at 19:52 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 365 225 km

This perigee Moon is 365 225 km (226 940 mi) away from Earth. It is 2 717 km closer than the mean perigee distance, but it is still 5 131 km farther than the closest perigee of 21st century.

Moon after ascending node

2 days 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 10 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

2 days 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

6 days after previous North standstill on 22 October 2054 at 10:52 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠19.417°. Next 6 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 2 days

After 2 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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