Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 11 October 2080 Friday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2080 | October 2080

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

Waning Crescent 3% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 3% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 6 October 2080 at 08:30.

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 leaving the last ∠2° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♎ Libra later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1939"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1939" and ∠1923".

Hunter Moon after 17 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2080 after 17 days on 28 October 2080 at 16:13.

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 998 / 1951

The Moon is 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 998 of Meeus index or 1951 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.43 days

Length of current 998 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 19 minutes. It is 2 hours and 34 minutes shorter than next lunation 999 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 25 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 44 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠29.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠29.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠51.5°. 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

1 day after point of perigee on 9 October 2080 at 17:45 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 21 October 2080 at 15:25 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 369 695 km

Moon is 369 695 km (229 718 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 10 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 315 km (251 230 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♍ Virgo at 21:44 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet ascending node on 26 October 2080 at 03:27 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

12 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the middle to the last part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

6 days after previous North standstill on 5 October 2080 at 09:53 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.682°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.649° in the next southern standstill on 18 October 2080 at 10:47 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 13 October 2080 at 02:44 in ♎ Libra, 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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