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Moon phase on 7 September 2034 Thursday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2034 | September 2034

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

Waning Crescent 28% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 28% and getting smaller. The 24 days old Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 2 days on 5 September 2034 at 11:41.

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 ♋ Cancer

Moon is passing about ∠11° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1940"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.9% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1940" and ∠1904".

Harvest Moon after 20 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2034 after 20 days on 28 September 2034 at 02:57.

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 428 / 1381

The Moon is 24 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 428 of Meeus index or 1381 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.51 days

Length of current 428 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 21 minutes. It is 2 hours and 58 minutes shorter than next lunation 429 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 23 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 46 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠73.9°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠73.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠108.6°. 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 after perigee

4 days after point of perigee on 2 September 2034 at 15:31 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 18 September 2034 at 07:04 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 369 415 km

Moon is 369 415 km (229 544 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 10 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 970 km (251 637 mi).

Moon before ascending node

7 days after its descending node on 30 August 2034 at 22:58 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 12 September 2034 at 23:47 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

21 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 6 September 2034 at 19:37 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.184°. Next 13 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.177° in the next southern standstill on 21 September 2034 at 02:17 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 12 September 2034 at 16:14 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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