Quarter* ♎ Libra
Previous main lunar phase is the Full Moon before 6 days on 4 January 2083 at 02:32.
Moon rises in the evening and sets in the morning. It is visible to the southwest and it is high in the sky after midnight.
Moon is passing about ∠9° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 0.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1957" and ∠1951".
Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2083 after 23 days on 2 February 2083 at 18:20.
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.
The Moon is 21 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the middle to the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1026 of Meeus index or 1979 from Brown series.
Length of current 1026 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 39 minutes. It is 1 hour and 46 minutes shorter than next lunation 1027 length.
Length of current synodic month is 5 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 4 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠31°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠55.2°. 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°).
11 days after point of apogee on 29 December 2082 at 13:39 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 14 January 2083 at 11:19 in ♐ Sagittarius.
Moon is 366 302 km (227 610 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 3 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 367 634 km (228 437 mi).
3 days after its descending node on 6 January 2083 at 17:32 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 19 January 2083 at 14:07 in ♒ Aquarius.
18 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.
8 days after previous North standstill on 2 January 2083 at 11:49 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.424°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.465° in the next southern standstill on 15 January 2083 at 17:10 in ♐ Sagittarius.
After 7 days on 18 January 2083 at 03:50 in ♑ Capricorn, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.