Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 21 September 2049 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2049 | September 2049

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

Waning Crescent 27% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 27% 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 18 September 2049 at 23:03.

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 leaving the last ∠3° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♌ Leo later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1769"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.8% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1769" and ∠1912".

Hunter Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2049 after 19 days on 11 October 2049 at 02:53.

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 614 / 1567

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 614 of Meeus index or 1567 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.62 days

Length of current 614 lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 46 minutes. It is 36 minutes longer than next lunation 615 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 2 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 1 minute shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠210.2°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠210.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠241.4°. 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 before apogee

11 days after point of perigee on 10 September 2049 at 00:14 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next day, until it get to the point of next apogee on 22 September 2049 at 00:05 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 405 219 km

Moon is 405 219 km (251 791 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next day until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 133 km (251 738 mi).

Moon after descending node

4 days after its descending node on 17 September 2049 at 00:51 in ♊ Gemini, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 1 October 2049 at 11:18 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

17 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

3 days after previous North standstill on 18 September 2049 at 07:37 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠21.544°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-21.422° in the next southern standstill on 2 October 2049 at 17:46 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 27 September 2049 at 02:05 in ♎ Libra, 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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