Quarter ♓ Pisces
First Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 52% and growing larger. The 7 days young Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.
* The exact date and time of this First Quarter phase is on 9 November 2062 at 06:50 UTC.
Moon rises at noon and sets at midnight. It is visible high in the southern sky in early evening.
Moon is passing about ∠20° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 8.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1773" and ∠1938".
Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2062 after 7 days on 16 November 2062 at 20:48.
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 7 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 777 of Meeus index or 1730 from Brown series.
The length of the lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 28 minutes. It is 2 hours and 28 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 2 hours and 44 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 4 hours and 19 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.
At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠86.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠123°.
1 day after point of apogee on 7 November 2062 at 23:42 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 10 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 19 November 2062 at 18:46 in ♊ Gemini.
The Moon is 404 230 km (251 177 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 10 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 365 580 km (227 161 mi).
11 days after descending node on 28 October 2062 at 19:18 in ♍ Virgo. The Moon is located south of the ecliptic over the following 2 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from South to North in ascending node on 12 November 2062 at 01:21 in ♓ Pisces.
24 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.
4 days since the previous standstill on 5 November 2062 at 05:18 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-28.465°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 9 days to face maximum declination of ∠28.390° at the point of next northern standstill on 19 November 2062 at 04:48 in ♊ Gemini.
In 7 days on 16 November 2062 at 20:48 in ♉ Taurus 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.