Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 21 September 2033 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2033 | September 2033

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

Waning Crescent 4% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 4% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 5 days on 15 September 2033 at 17:34.

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 ∠6° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1790"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1790" and ∠1912".

Hunter Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2033 after 16 days on 8 October 2033 at 10:58.

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 416 / 1369

The Moon is 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 416 of Meeus index or 1369 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.67 days

Length of current 416 lunation is 29 days, 16 hours and 1 minute. It is 1 hour and 49 minutes shorter than next lunation 417 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 16 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 47 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠140.6°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠140.6°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠166.6°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon before apogee

11 days after point of perigee on 10 September 2033 at 01:49 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 25 September 2033 at 01:33 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 400 450 km

Moon is 400 450 km (248 828 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 3 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 444 km (252 553 mi).

Moon before ascending node

10 days after its descending node on 10 September 2033 at 19:07 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 3 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 24 September 2033 at 12:46 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

24 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

5 days after previous North standstill on 15 September 2033 at 23:39 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.313°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.282° in the next southern standstill on 30 September 2033 at 17:33 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 23 September 2033 at 13:40 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

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