Waxing Crescent on
Waxing Crescent 36% illuminated
Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 36% and growing larger. The 6 days young Moon is in ♓ Pisces.
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Moon phase and lunation details
6 days after New Moon
Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 6 days on 25 December 2000 at 17:22.
Moonrise and moonset
Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.
Moon in ♓ Pisces
Moon is passing about ∠25° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.
Apparent angular diameter ∠1805"
Lunar disc appears visually 7.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1805" and ∠1951".
Wolf Moon after 8 days
Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2001 after 8 days on 9 January 2001 at 20:24.
Upcoming main Moon phases
Lunar orbit position on
Syzygy in 8 days
In 8 days on 9 January 2001 at 20:24 in ♋ Cancer the Moon is going to be in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.
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