Waxing Crescent on
Waxing Crescent 12% illuminated
Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 12% 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 1 December 2100 at 13:00.
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 ∠23° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.
Apparent angular diameter ∠1918"
Lunar disc appears visually 1.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1918" and ∠1947".
Cold Moon after 12 days
Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2100 after 12 days on 16 December 2100 at 17:00.
Upcoming main Moon phases
Lunar orbit position on
Syzygy in 12 days
After 12 days on 16 December 2100 at 17:00 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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