Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 1 December 2070 Monday is Waning Crescent, 28 days old Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2070 | December 2070

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

Waning Crescent 1% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 1% and getting smaller. The 28 days old Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 6 days on 24 November 2070 at 20:20.

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 ♏ Scorpio

Moon is leaving the last ∠4° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♐ Sagittarius later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1783"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1783" and ∠1946".

Cold Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Cold Moon of December 2070 after 16 days on 17 December 2070 at 16:05.

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 876 / 1829

The Moon is 28 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 876 of Meeus index or 1829 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.76 days

The length of the lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 11 minutes. It is 1 hour and 11 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 5 hours and 27 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 1 hour and 36 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠134.9°

At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠134.9°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠163.2°.

Moon before perigee

12 days after point of perigee on 19 November 2070 at 07:55 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 3 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next apogee on 4 December 2070 at 13:36 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 402 013 km

The Moon is 402 013 km (249 799 mi) away from Earth and getting further over the next 3 days until the point apogee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 406 585 km (252 640 mi).

Moon after ascending node

3 days after ascending node on 28 November 2070 at 03:19 in ♎ Libra. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 11 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 12 December 2070 at 18:04 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

11 days since the previous standstill on 20 November 2070 at 04:59 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠18.488°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 2 days to face maximum declination of ∠-18.543° at the point of next southern standstill on 4 December 2070 at 00:15 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 1 day

In 1 day on 2 December 2070 at 16:53 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.

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