Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 29 October 2070 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2070 | October 2070

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

Waning Crescent 19% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 19% and getting smaller. The 25 days old Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 3 days on 26 October 2070 at 10:47.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises after midnight to early morning and sets in the afternoon. It is visible in the early morning low to the east.

Moon in ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠15° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1888"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1888" and ∠1932".

Beaver Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2070 after 19 days on 18 November 2070 at 05:40.

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 875 / 1828

The Moon is 25 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 875 of Meeus index or 1828 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.65 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 41 minutes. It is 2 hours and 30 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 2 hours and 57 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 4 hours and 6 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠100.2°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠100.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠134.9°.

Moon after perigee

7 days after point of perigee on 22 October 2070 at 03:04 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 7 November 2070 at 02:03 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 379 622 km

The Moon is 379 622 km (235 886 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 8 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 405 849 km (252 183 mi).

Moon before ascending node

10 days after descending node on 19 October 2070 at 01:49 in ♈ Aries. 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 31 October 2070 at 23:32 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after northern standstill

5 days since the previous standstill on 23 October 2070 at 19:48 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠18.400°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 8 days to face maximum declination of ∠-18.443° at the point of next southern standstill on 6 November 2070 at 16:41 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 4 days

In 4 days on 2 November 2070 at 22:42 in ♏ Scorpio 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.

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