Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 17 October 2082 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2082 | October 2082

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

Waning Crescent 24% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 24% and getting smaller. The 24 days old Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 2 days on 14 October 2082 at 23:32.

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 ♌ Leo

Moon is leaving the last ∠4° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♍ Virgo later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1913"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1913" and ∠1926".

Beaver Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2082 after 19 days on 5 November 2082 at 14:38.

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 1023 / 1976

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 1023 of Meeus index or 1976 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.37 days

Length of current 1023 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 47 minutes. It is 42 minutes shorter than next lunation 1024 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 57 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 12 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠342.2°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠342.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠358°. 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 before perigee

8 days after point of apogee on 8 October 2082 at 14:12 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 4 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 21 October 2082 at 21:44 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 374 700 km

Moon is 374 700 km (232 828 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 4 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 356 831 km (221 725 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♌ Leo at 11:28 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 12 days to meet ascending node on 29 October 2082 at 23:42 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

14 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 after northern standstill

4 days after previous North standstill on 12 October 2082 at 18:49 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.713°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.625° in the next southern standstill on 25 October 2082 at 12:18 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 21 October 2082 at 18:50 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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