Quarter ♍ Virgo
Last Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 55% and getting smaller. The 21 days old Moon is in ♍ Virgo.
* The exact date and time of this Last Quarter phase is on 3 December 2061 at 22:12 UTC.
Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon. It is visible to the south in the morning.
Moon is passing about ∠7° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 2.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1900" and ∠1947".
Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2061 after 23 days on 26 December 2061 at 16:53.
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 21 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the last part of current synodic month. This is lunation 765 of Meeus index or 1718 from Brown series.
The length of the lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 53 minutes. It is 27 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 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.
At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠151.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠176.8°.
5 days after point of perigee on 27 November 2061 at 19:57 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 8 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 12 December 2061 at 07:27 in ♐ Sagittarius.
The Moon is 377 274 km (234 427 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 8 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 709 km (252 717 mi).
10 days after ascending node on 23 November 2061 at 11:10 in ♈ Aries. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 2 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 5 December 2061 at 23:41 in ♎ Libra.
10 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.
4 days since the previous standstill on 28 November 2061 at 23:49 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠28.441°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 9 days to face maximum declination of ∠-28.385° at the point of next southern standstill on 12 December 2061 at 21:05 in ♐ Sagittarius.
In 8 days on 11 December 2061 at 22:32 in ♐ Sagittarius 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.