Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 1 December 2092 Monday is Waxing Crescent, 3 days young Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2092 | December 2092

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

Waxing Crescent 8% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 8% and growing larger. The 3 days young Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 2 days on 29 November 2092 at 05:36.

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 ∠12° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1968"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1968" and ∠1946".

Cold Moon after 12 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2092 after 12 days on 13 December 2092 at 21:59.

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 1149 / 2102

The Moon is 3 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1149 of Meeus index or 2102 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.44 days

Length of current 1149 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 34 minutes. It is 38 minutes shorter than next lunation 1150 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 10 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 59 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠350.8°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠350.8°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠6.2°. 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°).

Moon after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 29 November 2092 at 18:22 in ♐ Sagittarius. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 12 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 14 December 2092 at 04:05 in ♊ Gemini.

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Distance to Moon 364 178 km

Moon is 364 178 km (226 290 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 12 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 439 km (252 549 mi).

Moon before descending node

11 days after its ascending node on 20 November 2092 at 09:44 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 3 December 2092 at 03:12 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

11 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon in southern standstill

At 09:35 on this date the Moon is meeting its South standstill point, when it will reach southern declination of ∠-20.787°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite northward direction to face North declination of ∠20.845° in its northern standstill point on 15 December 2092 at 10:59 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 12 days

After 12 days on 13 December 2092 at 21:59 in ♊ Gemini, 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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