Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 22 December 2095 Thursday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2095 | December 2095

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

Waning Crescent 17% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 17% and getting smaller. The 25 days old Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 3 days on 18 December 2095 at 15:14.

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 ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing about ∠13° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1771"

Lunar disc appears visually 9.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1771" and ∠1951".

Wolf Moon after 18 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2096 after 18 days on 9 January 2096 at 19:20.

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 1186 / 2139

The Moon is 25 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1186 of Meeus index or 2139 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.73 days

Length of current 1186 lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 30 minutes. It is 2 hours and 10 minutes longer than next lunation 1187 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 46 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 17 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠219.6°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠219.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠255°. 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 after apogee

1 day after point of apogee on 20 December 2095 at 23:26 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 14 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 5 January 2096 at 18:18 in ♉ Taurus.

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Distance to Moon 404 732 km

Moon is 404 732 km (251 489 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 14 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 368 290 km (228 845 mi).

Moon before descending node

11 days after its ascending node on 10 December 2095 at 14:42 in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 24 December 2095 at 17:49 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

9 days after previous North standstill on 12 December 2095 at 17:11 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠25.653°. Next 4 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-25.640° in the next southern standstill on 27 December 2095 at 03:42 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 26 December 2095 at 18:24 in ♐ Sagittarius, 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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