Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 1 September 2070 Monday is Waning Crescent, 26 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2070 | September 2070

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 ♋ Cancer.

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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 28 August 2070 at 22:41.

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 ∠1951"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.5% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1951" and ∠1902".

Harvest Moon after 18 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2070 after 18 days on 20 September 2070 at 07:47.

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 873 / 1826

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 873 of Meeus index or 1826 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.4 days

Length of current 873 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 37 minutes. It is 2 hours and 56 minutes shorter than next lunation 874 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 7 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 2 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠40.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠40.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠66.1°. 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

1 day after point of perigee on 30 August 2070 at 22:39 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 11 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 12 September 2070 at 12:02 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 367 459 km

Moon is 367 459 km (228 328 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 11 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 226 km (251 174 mi).

Moon before ascending node

7 days after its descending node on 25 August 2070 at 10:33 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 7 September 2070 at 08:29 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

21 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

2 days after previous North standstill on 30 August 2070 at 07:55 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.509°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.435° in the next southern standstill on 13 September 2070 at 00:50 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 3 days

After 3 days on 4 September 2070 at 18:29 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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