Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 6 September 2064 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2064 | September 2064

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

Waning Crescent 26% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 26% 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 4 September 2064 at 01:29.

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 ∠14° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1869"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1869" and ∠1904".

Harvest Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2064 after 19 days on 25 September 2064 at 13:38.

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 799 / 1752

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 799 of Meeus index or 1752 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.35 days

Length of current 799 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 22 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2064. It is 1 minute shorter than next lunation 800 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 22 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 47 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠325.7°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠325.7°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠344°. 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 perigee

6 days after point of apogee on 30 August 2064 at 14:46 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 5 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 12 September 2064 at 00:51 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 383 558 km

Moon is 383 558 km (238 332 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 5 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 358 598 km (222 822 mi).

Moon before descending node

12 days after its ascending node on 25 August 2064 at 09:06 in ♒ Aquarius, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 8 September 2064 at 19:25 in ♌ Leo.

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Draconic month

12 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♒ Aquarius, 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 4 September 2064 at 22:06 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠27.341°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-27.279° in the next southern standstill on 17 September 2064 at 12:22 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 11 September 2064 at 02:11 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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