Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 20 October 2082 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 28 days old Moon is in Libra.

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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 3% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 3% and getting smaller. The 28 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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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 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 ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠9° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1965"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1965" and ∠1928".

Beaver Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2082 after 16 days on 5 November 2082 at 14:38.

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 1023 / 1976

The Moon is 28 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

11 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 day, 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 364 722 km

Moon is 364 722 km (226 628 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 356 831 km (221 725 mi).

Moon after descending node

3 days after its descending node on 17 October 2082 at 11:28 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 29 October 2082 at 23:42 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

17 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 12 October 2082 at 18:49 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.713°. Next 5 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 1 day

After 1 day 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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