Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 4 May 2089 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2089 | May 2089

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 ♓ Pisces.

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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 2 May 2089 at 19:31.

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 is entering ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing first ∠3° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1786"

Lunar disc appears visually 6.3% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1786" and ∠1902".

Flower Moon after 19 days

Next Full Moon is the Flower Moon of May 2089 after 19 days on 24 May 2089 at 10:18.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 10 May 2089 at 10:03
  • First Quarter in Leo ♌ on 17 May 2089 at 03:01
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 24 May 2089 at 10:18
  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 1 June 2089 at 12:49

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 1104 / 2057

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 1104 of Meeus index or 2057 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.47 days

Length of current 1104 lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 18 minutes. It is 2 hours and 37 minutes longer than next lunation 1105 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 26 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 43 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠280.3°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠280.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠310.1°. 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 after apogee

2 days after point of apogee on 1 May 2089 at 17:52 in ♑ Capricorn. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 9 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 13 May 2089 at 16:16 in ♋ Cancer.

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Distance to Moon 401 407 km

Moon is 401 407 km (249 423 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 9 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 366 247 km (227 575 mi).

Moon before descending node

10 days after its ascending node on 23 April 2089 at 14:43 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 3 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 8 May 2089 at 01:13 in ♈ Aries.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after southern standstill

5 days after previous South standstill on 28 April 2089 at 19:54 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.489°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.534° in the next northern standstill on 12 May 2089 at 20:53 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 10 May 2089 at 10:03 in ♉ Taurus, 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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