Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 9 December 2064 Tuesday is Waxing Crescent, 1 day young Moon is in Capricorn.

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Lunar calendar 2064 | December 2064

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

Waxing Crescent 2% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 2% and growing larger. The 1 day young Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 8 December 2064 at 06:28.

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 ∠5° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1908"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1908" and ∠1949".

Cold Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2064 after 14 days on 23 December 2064 at 18:14.

Upcoming main Moon phases

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 803 / 1756

The Moon is 1 day young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 803 of Meeus index or 1756 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.53 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 46 minutes. It is 2 hours and 1 minute 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 2 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 7 hours and 1 minute shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠33°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠33°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠57.9°.

Moon after perigee

3 days after point of perigee on 6 December 2064 at 06:12 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 8 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 18 December 2064 at 01:06 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 375 681 km

The Moon is 375 681 km (233 437 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 8 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 404 936 km (251 616 mi).

Moon before ascending node

10 days after descending node on 29 November 2064 at 05:50 in ♌ Leo. 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 11 December 2064 at 21:17 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

24 days since the beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is navigating from the second to the final part of the cycle.

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Moon after southern standstill

1 day since the previous standstill on 8 December 2064 at 15:21 in ♐ Sagittarius when the Moon has reached South declination of ∠-26.787°, the lunar orbit is extending northward over the next 13 days to face maximum declination of ∠26.786° at the point of next northern standstill on 22 December 2064 at 22:07 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 14 days

In 14 days on 23 December 2064 at 18:14 in ♊ Gemini 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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