Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 3 December 2064 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2064 | December 2064

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 ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 1 day on 1 December 2064 at 15:00.

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 ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠7° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1968"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1968" and ∠1947".

Cold Moon after 20 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2064 after 20 days on 23 December 2064 at 18:14.

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 802 / 1755

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 802 of Meeus index or 1755 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.45 days

Length of current 802 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 44 minutes. It is 2 hours and 2 minutes shorter than next lunation 803 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

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

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠14.9°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠14.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠33°. 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

13 days after point of apogee on 20 November 2064 at 08:27 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 6 December 2064 at 06:12 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 364 176 km

Moon is 364 176 km (226 288 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 362 504 km (225 250 mi).

Moon after descending node

4 days after its descending node on 29 November 2064 at 05:50 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 8 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 11 December 2064 at 21:17 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

18 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

7 days after previous North standstill on 25 November 2064 at 15:41 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠26.797°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-26.787° in the next southern standstill on 8 December 2064 at 15:21 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 8 December 2064 at 06:28 in ♐ Sagittarius, 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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