Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 19 September 2060 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2060 | September 2060

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

Waning Crescent 25% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 25% 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 17 September 2060 at 01:00.

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 ∠2° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♌ Leo later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1880"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1880" and ∠1911".

Hunter Moon after 20 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2060 after 20 days on 9 October 2060 at 18:41.

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 750 / 1703

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 750 of Meeus index or 1703 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.62 days

Length of current 750 lunation is 29 days, 14 hours and 57 minutes. It is 2 hours and 35 minutes shorter than next lunation 751 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 13 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 50 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠119.2°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠119.2°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠149.6°. 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

7 days after point of perigee on 12 September 2060 at 02:40 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 27 September 2060 at 17:42 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 381 282 km

Moon is 381 282 km (236 918 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 086 km (252 330 mi).

Moon after ascending node

6 days after its ascending node on 13 September 2060 at 04:20 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 26 September 2060 at 21:59 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

6 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♈ Aries, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

1 day after previous North standstill on 17 September 2060 at 19:05 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.029°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.102° in the next southern standstill on 2 October 2060 at 10:31 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 24 September 2060 at 15:53 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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