Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 23 September 2084 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Cancer.

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Lunar calendar 2084 | September 2084

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

Waning Crescent 35% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 35% 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 21 September 2084 at 20:59.

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 ∠19° of ♋ Cancer tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1768"

Lunar disc appears visually 7.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1768" and ∠1913".

Hunter Moon after 20 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2084 after 20 days on 13 October 2084 at 20:12.

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 1047 / 2000

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 1047 of Meeus index or 2000 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.56 days

Length of current 1047 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 32 minutes. It is 1 hour and 2 minutes longer than next lunation 1048 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 48 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 15 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠232.5°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠232.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠268.2°. 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 in apogee

Moon is reaching point of apogee on this date at 10:54, this is 11 days after last perigee on 11 September 2084 at 14:43 in ♒ Aquarius. Lunar orbit is starting to get closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth for 14 days ahead, until it will get to the point of next perigee on 8 October 2084 at 09:29 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 404 391 km

This apogee Moon is 404 391 km (251 277 mi) away from Earth. It is 1 017 km farther than the mean apogee distance, but it is still 2 318 km closer than the farthest apogee of 21st century.

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♋ Cancer at 08:24 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 7 October 2084 at 00:35 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

13 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♑ Capricorn, 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 21 September 2084 at 01:38 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠25.317°. Next 11 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-25.185° in the next southern standstill on 5 October 2084 at 04:48 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 29 September 2084 at 21:16 in ♎ Libra, 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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