Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 5 September 2089 Monday is Waxing Crescent, 1 day young Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2089 | September 2089

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

Waxing Crescent 1% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 1% and growing larger. The 1 day young Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 4 September 2089 at 15:58.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠25° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1946"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.2% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1946" and ∠1904".

Harvest Moon after 14 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2089 after 14 days on 19 September 2089 at 21:55.

Upcoming main Moon phases

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 1109 / 2062

The Moon is 1 day young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1109 of Meeus index or 2062 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.39 days

Length of current 1109 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 17 minutes. It is 2 hours and 23 minutes shorter than next lunation 1110 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 27 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 42 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠19.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠19.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠38.1°. 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 after perigee

1 day after point of perigee on 3 September 2089 at 12:32 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 15 September 2089 at 19:18 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Distance to Moon 368 382 km

Moon is 368 382 km (228 902 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 10 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 459 km (251 941 mi).

Moon before ascending node

11 days after its descending node on 24 August 2089 at 15:08 in ♈ Aries, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 6 September 2089 at 11:05 in ♎ Libra.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after northern standstill

5 days after previous North standstill on 30 August 2089 at 14:24 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.297°. Next 6 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.244° in the next southern standstill on 12 September 2089 at 09:44 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 14 days

After 14 days on 19 September 2089 at 21:55 in ♓ Pisces, 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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