Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 29 October 2100 Friday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2100 | October 2100

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

Waning Crescent 18% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 18% and getting smaller. The 25 days old Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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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 26 October 2100 at 07:19.

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 ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠16° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1923"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1923" and ∠1932".

Beaver Moon after 18 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2100 after 18 days on 16 November 2100 at 22:19.

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 1246 / 2199

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 1246 of Meeus index or 2199 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.38 days

Length of current 1246 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 12 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2100. It is 34 minutes shorter than next lunation 1247 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 32 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 37 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠340.4°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠340.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠356.4°. 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 before perigee

9 days after point of apogee on 20 October 2100 at 04:03 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 2 November 2100 at 08:19 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 372 679 km

Moon is 372 679 km (231 572 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 3 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 356 834 km (221 726 mi).

Moon after descending node

1 day after its descending node on 28 October 2100 at 20:12 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 10 November 2100 at 08:11 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

15 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

6 days after previous North standstill on 23 October 2100 at 08:12 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.129°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.051° in the next southern standstill on 5 November 2100 at 05:15 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 3 days

After 3 days on 2 November 2100 at 03:14 in ♏ Scorpio, 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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