Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 26 September 2033 Monday is Waxing Crescent, 3 days young Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2033 | September 2033

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

Waxing Crescent 8% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 8% and growing larger. The 3 days young Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 2 days on 23 September 2033 at 13:40.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing about ∠5° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1773"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1773" and ∠1914".

Hunter Moon after 11 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2033 after 11 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 417 / 1370

The Moon is 3 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 417 of Meeus index or 1370 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.74 days

Length of current 417 lunation is 29 days, 17 hours and 49 minutes. It is 22 minutes shorter than next lunation 418 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 5 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 58 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠166.6°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠166.6°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠190.3°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep decreasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of perigee (∠0° or ∠360°).

Moon after apogee

1 day after point of apogee on 25 September 2033 at 01:33 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 12 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 8 October 2033 at 12:11 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 404 208 km

Moon is 404 208 km (251 163 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 12 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 356 825 km (221 721 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 24 September 2033 at 12:46 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 8 October 2033 at 05:55 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

1 day after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

10 days after previous North standstill on 15 September 2033 at 23:39 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.313°. Next 4 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 11 days

After 11 days on 8 October 2033 at 10:58 in ♈ Aries, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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