Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 8 September 2080 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2080 | September 2080

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

Waning Crescent 34% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 34% 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 7 September 2080 at 01:37.

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 ∠5° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1959"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1959" and ∠1905".

Harvest Moon after 20 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2080 after 20 days on 29 September 2080 at 01:54.

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 997 / 1950

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 997 of Meeus index or 1950 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.34 days

Length of current 997 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 11 minutes. It is 2 hours and 8 minutes shorter than next lunation 998 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 4 hours and 33 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 36 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠12°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠12°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠29.1°. 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 before perigee

12 days after point of apogee on 27 August 2080 at 06:54 in ♒ Aquarius. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 11 September 2080 at 22:03 in ♌ Leo.

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Distance to Moon 365 890 km

Moon is 365 890 km (227 354 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 3 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 361 563 km (224 665 mi).

Moon before descending node

6 days after its ascending node on 1 September 2080 at 13:10 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 14 September 2080 at 11:50 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon in northern standstill

At 04:04 on this date the Moon is meeting its North standstill point, when it will reach northern declination of ∠28.667°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit will move in opposite southward direction to face South declination of ∠-28.695° in its southern standstill point on 21 September 2080 at 02:33 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 13 September 2080 at 16:25 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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