Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 29 September 2070 Monday is Waning Crescent, 24 days old Moon is in Leo.

Share this page: twitter facebook google+ linkedin

Moon phase for

Lunar calendar 2070 | September 2070

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 ♌ Leo.

Previous date | Moon Today | Next date

Moon phases for next 7 days

7 days ago | 7 days after

Moon phase and lunation details

2 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 2 days on 27 September 2070 at 04:02.

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 ∠7° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1942"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.3% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1942" and ∠1916".

Hunter Moon after 20 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2070 after 20 days on 19 October 2070 at 18:59.

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 874 / 1827

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 874 of Meeus index or 1827 from Brown series.

PreviousCurrent lunationNext

Synodic month length 29.52 days

Length of current 874 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 33 minutes. It is 3 hours and 8 minutes shorter than next lunation 875 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 11 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 58 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠66.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠66.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠100.2°. 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

4 days after point of perigee on 24 September 2070 at 22:02 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 10 October 2070 at 07:45 in ♐ Sagittarius.

Previous perigeeNext apogee

Distance to Moon 369 108 km

Moon is 369 108 km (229 353 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 10 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 811 km (251 538 mi).

Moon before ascending node

7 days after its descending node on 21 September 2070 at 16:24 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 4 October 2070 at 16:29 in ♎ Libra.

Previous nodeNext node

Draconic month

22 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

PreviousCurrent draconic monthNext

Moon after northern standstill

2 days after previous North standstill on 26 September 2070 at 13:29 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.394°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.377° in the next southern standstill on 10 October 2070 at 08:55 in ♐ Sagittarius.

Previous standstillNext standstill

Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 4 October 2070 at 07:01 in ♎ Libra, the Moon will be in New Moon geocentric conjunction with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Moon-Earth syzygy.

Previous syzygyNext syzygy

Share this page: twitter facebook google+ linkedin
Back to: Top of page