Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 13 September 2066 Monday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2066 | September 2066

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

Waning Crescent 32% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 32% and getting smaller. The 23 days old Moon is in ♋ Cancer.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 1 day on 11 September 2066 at 14:16.

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 ∠12° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1908".

Hunter Moon after 20 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2066 after 20 days on 3 October 2066 at 12:25.

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 824 / 1777

The Moon is 23 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 824 of Meeus index or 1777 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.54 days

Length of current 824 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 58 minutes. It is 1 hour and 3 minutes longer than next lunation 825 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 13 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 49 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠236.4°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠236.4°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠272.1°. 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 after apogee

1 day after point of apogee on 12 September 2066 at 22:49 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 14 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 27 September 2066 at 12:48 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 405 416 km

Moon is 405 416 km (251 914 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 14 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 369 827 km (229 800 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♋ Cancer at 00:19 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet ascending node on 26 September 2066 at 15:21 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Draconic month

13 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

1 day after previous North standstill on 11 September 2066 at 14:21 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠24.408°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-24.274° in the next southern standstill on 25 September 2066 at 13:22 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 19 September 2066 at 13:47 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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