Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 22 September 2087 Monday is Waning Crescent, 25 days old Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2087 | September 2087

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

Waning Crescent 18% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 18% and getting smaller. The 25 days old Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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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 19 September 2087 at 09:23.

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 ∠9° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1893"

Lunar disc appears visually 1% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1893" and ∠1912".

Hunter Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Hunter Moon of October 2087 after 19 days on 12 October 2087 at 02:14.

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 1084 / 2037

The Moon is 25 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1084 of Meeus index or 2037 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.57 days

Length of current 1084 lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 39 minutes. It is 3 hours and 4 minutes shorter than next lunation 1085 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 55 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 6 hours and 8 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠95.4°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠95.4°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠129.7°. 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

7 days after point of perigee on 15 September 2087 at 08:02 in ♈ Aries. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 1 October 2087 at 05:52 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 378 550 km

Moon is 378 550 km (235 220 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 8 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 480 km (251 954 mi).

Moon after descending node

5 days after its descending node on 16 September 2087 at 15:01 in ♉ Taurus, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 7 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 30 September 2087 at 07:30 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Draconic month

19 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♏ Scorpio, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

3 days after previous North standstill on 18 September 2087 at 21:42 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠20.239°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-20.134° in the next southern standstill on 3 October 2087 at 03:05 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 4 days

After 4 days on 26 September 2087 at 18:47 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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