8 January 2022 Daily Correspondence Digest for the Southern 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 January 2022 Moon Phases Calendar to see all the daily moon phase for this month.

Today’s Waxing Crescent Phase

The Waxing Crescent on January 8 has an illumination of 37%. 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 January 8 the Moon is 6.17 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

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: 37%
Moon Age: 6.17 days
Moon Angle: 0.51
Moon Distance: 388,283.80 km
Sun Angle: 0.54
Sun Distance: 147,109,122.97 km

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Southeastern Hemisphere

The time for this Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America

8 January 2022
08:00 pm GMT 5:00 PM BRT
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:18 Capricorn 31
Moon:07 Aries 50
Mercury:07 Aquarius 38
Venus:18 Capricorn 50 Rx
Mars:18 Sagittarius 41
Jupiter:02 Pisces 07
Saturn:12 Aquarius 46
Uranus:10 Taurus 52 Rx
Neptune:20 Pisces 49
Pluto:26 Capricorn 11
True Lunar Node:00 Gemini 32 Rx
Mean Lunar Node:29 Taurus 07 Rx
Lilith (Black Moon):19 Gemini 20
Chiron:08 Aries 37
Ceres:28 Taurus 06 Rx
Pallas:18 Pisces 30
Juno:20 Capricorn 27
Vesta:28 Sagittarius 44
Eris:23 Aries 41 Rx
Fire:5
Earth:7
Air:4
Water:3
Cardinal:7
Fixed:5
Mutable:7

Southern Hemisphere

The time for this Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Cape Town, South Africa

8 January 2022
01:00 pm GMT 5:00 PM SAST
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:18 Capricorn 13
Moon:04 Aries 05
Mercury:07 Aquarius 22
Venus:19 Capricorn 01 Rx
Mars:18 Sagittarius 29
Jupiter:02 Pisces 04
Saturn:12 Aquarius 44
Uranus:10 Taurus 52 Rx
Neptune:20 Pisces 49
Pluto:26 Capricorn 11
True Lunar Node:00 Gemini 33 Rx
Mean Lunar Node:29 Taurus 08 Rx
Lilith (Black Moon):19 Gemini 18

Chiron:08 Aries 37

Ceres:28 Taurus 06 Rx
Pallas:18 Pisces 25
Juno:20 Capricorn 20
Vesta:28 Sagittarius 34
Eris:23 Aries 41 Rx

Fire:5
Earth:7
Air:4
Water:3
Cardinal:7
Fixed:5
Mutable:7

Southwestern Hemisphere

The time for this Custom Planetary Positions is from the local time in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 

8 January 2022
06:00 am GMT 5:00 PM AEDT
Zodiac: Tropical (Standard Western)

Sun:17 Capricorn 55
Moon:00 Aries 19
Mercury:07 Aquarius 06
Venus:19 Capricorn 12 Rx
Mars:18 Sagittarius 16
Jupiter:02 Pisces 00
Saturn:12 Aquarius 42
Uranus:10 Taurus 52 Rx
Neptune:20 Pisces 48
Pluto:26 Capricorn 10
True Lunar Node:00 Gemini 34 Rx
Mean Lunar Node:29 Taurus 09 Rx
Lilith (Black Moon):19 Gemini 16

Chiron:08 Aries 37
Ceres:28 Taurus 07 Rx
Pallas:18 Pisces 21
Juno:20 Capricorn 13
Vesta:28 Sagittarius 25
Eris:23 Aries 41 Rx

Fire:5
Earth:7
Air:4
Water:3
Cardinal:7
Fixed:5
Mutable:7