Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 28 January 2033 Friday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2033 | January 2033

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

Waning Crescent 8% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 8% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 4 days on 23 January 2033 at 17:46.

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 ♑ Capricorn

Moon is passing about ∠6° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1901"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1901" and ∠1948".

Snow Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2033 after 16 days on 14 February 2033 at 07:04.

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 408 / 1361

The Moon is 26 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 408 of Meeus index or 1361 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.49 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 43 minutes. It is 1 hour and 19 minutes longer than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to decreasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Lunation length shorter than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 1 hour and 1 minute shorter than the mean synodic month length. It is 5 hours and 8 minutes longer compared to 21st century's shortest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠315.8°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠315.8°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠336.6°.

Moon before apogee

8 days after point of apogee on 20 January 2033 at 07:04 in ♍ Virgo. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 3 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 1 February 2033 at 07:27 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 377 046 km

The Moon is 377 046 km (234 286 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 3 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 360 085 km (223 746 mi).

Moon after ascending node

5 days after ascending node on 22 January 2033 at 23:41 in ♎ Libra. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 7 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 4 February 2033 at 19:25 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

5 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon after southern standstill

1 day since the previous standstill on 27 January 2033 at 14:55 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-18.973°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 11 days to face maximum declination of ∠18.889° at the point of next northern standstill on 9 February 2033 at 07:09 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 2 days

In 2 days on 30 January 2033 at 22:00 in ♒ Aquarius the Moon is going to be in a New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy alignment.

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