Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 2 December 2035 Sunday is Waxing Crescent, 2 days young Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2035 | December 2035

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

Waxing Crescent 6% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 6% and growing larger. The 2 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 29 November 2035 at 19:38.

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 ∠10° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 9.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1946".

Cold Moon after 12 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2035 after 12 days on 15 December 2035 at 00:33.

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 444 / 1397

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 444 of Meeus index or 1397 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.79 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 53 minutes. It is 53 minutes shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).

Lunation length longer than mean

The length of the current synodic month is 6 hours and 9 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 54 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠144.1°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠144.1°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠171°.

Moon before perigee

15 days after point of perigee on 17 November 2035 at 11:30 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next day, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 3 December 2035 at 08:09 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 405 393 km

The Moon is 405 393 km (251 900 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next day until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 041 km (252 302 mi).

Moon before descending node

10 days after ascending node on 22 November 2035 at 07:40 in ♍ Virgo. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 4 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 6 December 2035 at 16:36 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

10 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.

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Moon at southern standstill

At 07:25 the Moon is meeting its standstill point to reach South declination of ∠-19.270°. Over the next 13 days the lunar orbit is going to extend northward to face maximum declination of ∠19.300° at the point of next standstill in ♊ Gemini on 15 December 2035 at 23:54.

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Syzygy in 12 days

In 12 days on 15 December 2035 at 00:33 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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