Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 19 September 2080 Thursday is Waxing Crescent, 6 days young Moon is in Sagittarius.

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Lunar calendar 2080 | September 2080

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

Waxing Crescent 36% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 36% and growing larger. The 6 days young Moon is in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 5 days on 13 September 2080 at 16:25.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It is visible toward the southwest in early evening.

Moon in ♐ Sagittarius

Moon is passing about ∠11° of ♐ Sagittarius tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1814"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.2% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1814" and ∠1911".

Harvest Moon after 9 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2080 after 9 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 998 / 1951

The Moon is 6 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 998 of Meeus index or 1951 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.43 days

Length of current 998 lunation is 29 days, 10 hours and 19 minutes. It is 2 hours and 34 minutes shorter than next lunation 999 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 25 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 3 hours and 44 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠29.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠29.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠51.5°. 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 apogee

7 days after point of perigee on 11 September 2080 at 22:03 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 4 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 23 September 2080 at 20:47 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Distance to Moon 395 234 km

Moon is 395 234 km (245 587 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 4 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 948 km (251 623 mi).

Moon after descending node

5 days after its descending node on 14 September 2080 at 11:50 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 28 September 2080 at 19:44 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon before southern standstill

11 days after previous North standstill on 8 September 2080 at 04:04 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.667°. Next day the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.695° in the next southern standstill on 21 September 2080 at 02:33 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 9 days

After 9 days on 29 September 2080 at 01:54 in ♈ Aries, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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