Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 4 October 2062 Wednesday is Waxing Crescent, 2 days young Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2062 | October 2062

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

Waxing Crescent 4% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 4% and growing larger. The 2 days young Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 2 October 2062 at 18:49.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon is entering ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing first ∠3° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1859"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1859" and ∠1919".

Hunter Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2062 after 13 days on 18 October 2062 at 08:18.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 776 / 1729

The Moon is 2 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 776 of Meeus index or 1729 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.53 days

Length of current 776 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 43 minutes. It is 2 hours and 45 minutes shorter than next lunation 777 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 minute shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 8 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠54.6°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠54.6°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠86.4°. 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 perigee

5 days after point of perigee on 29 September 2062 at 03:19 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 6 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 11 October 2062 at 03:14 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 385 630 km

Moon is 385 630 km (239 619 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 6 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 271 km (251 202 mi).

Moon after descending node

2 days after its descending node on 1 October 2062 at 12:54 in ♍ Virgo, 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 15 October 2062 at 19:12 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

8 days after previous North standstill on 25 September 2062 at 16:49 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.655°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.620° in the next southern standstill on 8 October 2062 at 21:13 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 13 days

After 13 days on 18 October 2062 at 08:18 in ♈ Aries, 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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