Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 19 September 2052 Thursday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2052 | September 2052

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

Waning Crescent 13% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 13% and getting smaller. The 26 days old Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

3 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 3 days on 15 September 2052 at 19:48.

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 ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠15° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1911"

Lunar disc appears visually 0% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1911" and ∠1911".

Hunter Moon after 18 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2052 after 18 days on 8 October 2052 at 10:54.

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 651 / 1604

The Moon is 26 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 651 of Meeus index or 1604 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.52 days

Length of current 651 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 26 minutes. It is 3 hours and 5 minutes shorter than next lunation 652 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 18 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 51 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠69.9°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠69.9°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠104.4°. 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

6 days after point of perigee on 13 September 2052 at 06:22 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 28 September 2052 at 19:24 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 375 175 km

Moon is 375 175 km (233 123 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 9 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 888 km (251 586 mi).

Moon before ascending node

9 days after its descending node on 10 September 2052 at 07:41 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 23 September 2052 at 08:07 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

23 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

3 days after previous North standstill on 16 September 2052 at 04:17 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.163°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.151° in the next southern standstill on 30 September 2052 at 05:38 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 3 days

After 3 days on 22 September 2052 at 23:32 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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