Crescent ♏ Scorpio
Moon phase on 3 October 2035 Wednesday is Waxing Crescent, 2 days young Moon is in Scorpio.Share this page: twitter facebook linkedin
Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 1 October 2035 at 13:07.
Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.
Moon is passing first ∠4° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 4.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1825" and ∠1918".
Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2035 after 13 days on 17 October 2035 at 02:35.
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.
The Moon is 2 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 442 of Meeus index or 1395 from Brown series.
Length of current 442 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 52 minutes. It is 2 hours and 47 minutes shorter than next lunation 443 length.
Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 8 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 55 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.
This New Moon true anomaly is ∠75°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠110.7°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).
7 days after point of perigee on 25 September 2035 at 13:37 in ♋ Cancer. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 5 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 8 October 2035 at 19:01 in ♑ Capricorn.
Moon is 392 673 km (243 996 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 5 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 310 km (251 227 mi).
4 days after its ascending node on 29 September 2035 at 03:21 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 13 October 2035 at 10:19 in ♓ Pisces.
4 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.
8 days after previous North standstill on 24 September 2035 at 23:19 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.804°. Next 5 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.877° in the next southern standstill on 8 October 2035 at 14:46 in ♑ Capricorn.
After 13 days on 17 October 2035 at 02:35 in ♈ Aries, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.