Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 24 December 2063 Monday is Waxing Crescent, 4 days young Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2063 | December 2063

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

Waxing Crescent 20% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 20% and growing larger. The 4 days young Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 4 days on 19 December 2063 at 20:04.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♒ Aquarius

Moon is leaving the last ∠4° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♓ Pisces later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1774"

Lunar disc appears visually 9.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1774" and ∠1951".

Wolf Moon after 10 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2064 after 10 days on 4 January 2064 at 09:31.

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 791 / 1744

The Moon is 4 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 791 of Meeus index or 1744 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.69 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 33 minutes. It is 1 hour and 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 3 hours and 49 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 3 hours and 14 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠88.4°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠88.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠125.9°.

Moon before perigee

6 days after point of perigee on 17 December 2063 at 19:22 in ♏ Scorpio. 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 26 December 2063 at 09:48 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 403 981 km

The Moon is 403 981 km (251 022 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next day until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 532 km (251 365 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♒ Aquarius at 11:46 crossing the ecliptic from South to North to meet descending node 13 days later on 7 January 2064 at 06:27 in ♌ Leo.

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New draconic month

At 11:46 the Moon completes the previous draconic month and enters the new one.

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Moon after southern standstill

4 days since the previous standstill on 19 December 2063 at 14:21 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-27.752°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 9 days to face maximum declination of ∠27.781° at the point of next northern standstill on 3 January 2064 at 00:55 in ♋ Cancer.

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Syzygy in 10 days

In 10 days on 4 January 2064 at 09:31 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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