Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 8 January 2084 Saturday is Waxing Crescent, 1 day young Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2084 | January 2084

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

Waxing Crescent 1% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 1% and growing larger. The 1 day young Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 7 January 2084 at 17:17.

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 leaving the last ∠1° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♒ Aquarius later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1953"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1953" and ∠1951".

Wolf Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2084 after 14 days on 22 January 2084 at 23:15.

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 1039 / 1992

The Moon is 1 day young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1039 of Meeus index or 1992 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.48 days

Length of current 1039 lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 36 minutes. It is 35 minutes shorter than next lunation 1040 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 8 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 1 minute longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠15°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠15°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠33.6°. 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 6 January 2084 at 20:08 in ♐ Sagittarius. 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 19 January 2084 at 04:48 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 367 027 km

Moon is 367 027 km (228 060 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 10 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 803 km (252 154 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♑ Capricorn at 12:22 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet descending node on 22 January 2084 at 16:11 in ♋ Cancer.

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New draconic month

At 12:22 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after southern standstill

2 days after previous South standstill on 6 January 2084 at 00:01 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-26.325°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠26.337° in the next northern standstill on 19 January 2084 at 11:14 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 14 days

After 14 days on 22 January 2084 at 23:15 in ♋ Cancer, 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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