December 7 Daily Correspondence Digest for the Northern Hemisphere’s Moon Phase and Planetary Positions

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From Moongiant.com

The Moon’s current phase for today and tonight is a Waxing Crescent Phase. A Waxing Crescent is the first Phase after the New Moon and is a great time to see the features of the moon’s surface. During this phase the Moon can be seen in the wester sky after the sun dips below the horizon at sunset. The moon is close to the sun in the sky and mostly dark except for the right edge of the moon which becomes brighter as the days get closer to the next phase which is a First Quarter with a 50% illumination.

Visit the December 2021 Moon Phases Calendar to see all the daily moon phase for this month.

Today’s Waxing Crescent Phase

The Waxing Crescent on December 7 has an illumination of 14%. This is the percentage of the Moon illuminated by the Sun. The illumination is constantly changing and can vary up to 10% a day. On December 7 the Moon is 3.66 days old. This refers to how many days it has been since the last New Moon. It takes 29.53 days for the Moon to orbit the Earth and go through the lunar cycle of all 8 Moon phases.

The 8 Lunar Phases

There are 8 lunar phases the Moon goes through in its 29.53 days lunar cycle. The 4 major Moon phases are Full Moon, New Moon, First Quarter and Last Quarter. Between these major phases, there are 4 minor ones: the Waxing Crescent, Waxing Gibbous, Waning Gibbous and Waning Crescent. For more info on the Moon Cycle and on each phase check out Wikipedia Lunar Phase page.

Phase Details

Phase: Waxing Crescent
Illumination: 14%
Moon Age: 3.66 days
Moon Angle: 0.54
Moon Distance: 368,605.97 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,361,017.23 km

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Northeastern Hemisphere

The time for the Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Frankfurt, Germany, Europe

7 December 2021
04:00 pm GMT 5:00 PM CEST
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:15 Sagittarius 46
Moon:02 Aquarius 32
Mercury:20 Sagittarius 28
Venus:23 Capricorn 53
Mars:26 Scorpio 00
Jupiter:26 Aquarius 19
Saturn:09 Aquarius 31
Uranus:11 Taurus 32 Rx
Neptune:20 Pisces 25
Pluto:25 Capricorn 13
True Lunar Node:01 Gemini 40 Rx
Mean Lunar Node:00 Gemini 49 Rx
Lilith (Black Moon):15 Gemini 46
Chiron:08 Aries 30 Rx
Ceres:02 Gemini 41 Rx
Pallas:11 Pisces 28
Juno:08 Capricorn 08
Vesta:11 Sagittarius 24
Eris:23 Aries 48 Rx
Fire:5
Earth:4
Air:7
Water:3
Cardinal:5
Fixed:5
Mutable:9

Northwestern Hemisphere

The time for the Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Chicago, Illinois, USA

December 07, 2021
11:00 pm GMT 5:00 PM CST
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:16 Sagittarius 04
Moon:06 Aquarius 45
Mercury:20 Sagittarius 55
Venus:24 Capricorn 00
Mars:26 Scorpio 12
Jupiter:26 Aquarius 22
Saturn:09 Aquarius 33
Uranus:11 Taurus 32 Rx
Neptune:20 Pisces 25
Pluto:25 Capricorn 13
True Lunar Node:01 Gemini 39 Rx
Mean Lunar Node:00 Gemini 48 Rx
Lilith (Black Moon):15 Gemini 48
Chiron:08 Aries 30 Rx
Ceres:02 Gemini 37 Rx
Pallas:11 Pisces 31
Juno:08 Capricorn 15
Vesta:11 Sagittarius 33
Eris:23 Aries 47 Rx
Fire:5
Earth:4
Air:7
Water:3
Cardinal:5
Fixed:5
Mutable:9