Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 11 December 2075 Wednesday is Waxing Crescent, 4 days young Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2075 | December 2075

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

Waxing Crescent 17% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 17% and growing larger. The 4 days young Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 3 days on 7 December 2075 at 23:03.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♒ Aquarius

Moon is passing about ∠9° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1970"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1970" and ∠1949".

Cold Moon after 10 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2075 after 10 days on 22 December 2075 at 08:48.

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 939 / 1892

The Moon is 4 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 939 of Meeus index or 1892 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.47 days

Length of current 939 lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 11 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2075. It is 24 minutes longer than next lunation 940 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 33 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 36 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠337.3°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠337.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠354°. 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 after perigee

2 days after point of perigee on 9 December 2075 at 07:28 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 13 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 24 December 2075 at 19:52 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 363 911 km

Moon is 363 911 km (226 124 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 13 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 155 km (252 373 mi).

Moon after descending node

2 days after its descending node on 9 December 2075 at 06:27 in ♑ Capricorn, 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 22 December 2075 at 18:35 in ♊ Gemini.

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Draconic month

15 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after southern standstill

1 day after previous South standstill on 9 December 2075 at 16:59 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-23.506°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠23.513° in the next northern standstill on 23 December 2075 at 08:11 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 10 days

After 10 days on 22 December 2075 at 08:48 in ♋ Cancer, 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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