Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 27 October 2082 Tuesday is Waxing Crescent, 6 days young Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2082 | October 2082

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

Waxing Crescent 39% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 39% and growing larger. The 6 days young Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 5 days on 21 October 2082 at 18:50.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing about ∠22° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1890"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1890" and ∠1931".

Beaver Moon after 9 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2082 after 9 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 1024 / 1977

The Moon is 6 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1024 of Meeus index or 1977 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.4 days

Length of current 1024 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 29 minutes. It is 1 hour and 22 minutes shorter than next lunation 1025 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 15 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 54 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠358°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠358°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠13.3°. 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

5 days after point of perigee on 21 October 2082 at 21:44 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 4 November 2082 at 15:15 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 379 157 km

Moon is 379 157 km (235 597 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 429 km (252 543 mi).

Moon before ascending node

10 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 2 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

24 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 southern standstill

1 day after previous South standstill on 25 October 2082 at 12:18 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-27.625°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠27.510° in the next northern standstill on 9 November 2082 at 00:08 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 9 days

After 9 days on 5 November 2082 at 14:38 in ♉ Taurus, 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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