Crescent ♒ Aquarius
Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 3 days on 8 December 2045 at 11:41.
Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.
Moon is passing about ∠25° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 8.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1790" and ∠1949".
Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2045 after 12 days on 24 December 2045 at 00:49.
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 3 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 568 of Meeus index or 1521 from Brown series.
The length of the lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 43 minutes. It is 2 hours and 3 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°).
The length of the current synodic month is 3 hours and 59 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 4 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.
At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠92.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠129.2°.
11 days after point of perigee on 29 November 2045 at 18:10 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting widen, while the Moon is moving away from the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 3 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 14 December 2045 at 21:16 in ♒ Aquarius.
The Moon is 400 526 km (248 875 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 3 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 595 km (251 404 mi).
11 days after descending node on 29 November 2045 at 17:44 in ♌ Leo. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following day, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 13 December 2045 at 03:42 in ♒ Aquarius.
25 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.
2 days since the previous standstill on 8 December 2045 at 23:23 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-27.229°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 11 days to face maximum declination of ∠27.241° at the point of next northern standstill on 23 December 2045 at 08:37 in ♊ Gemini.
In 12 days on 24 December 2045 at 00:49 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.