Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 29 January 2090 Sunday is Waning Crescent, 28 days old Moon is in Capricorn.

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

Waning Crescent 1% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 1% and getting smaller. The 28 days old Moon is in ♑ Capricorn.

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Moon phase and lunation details

6 days after Last Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the Last Quarter before 6 days on 22 January 2090 at 18:38.

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 ♑ Capricorn

Moon is leaving the last ∠2° of ♑ Capricorn tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♒ Aquarius later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1782"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.9% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1782" and ∠1948".

Snow Moon after 16 days

Next Full Moon is the Snow Moon of February 2090 after 16 days on 14 February 2090 at 13:39.

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 1113 / 2066

The Moon is 28 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1113 of Meeus index or 2066 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.78 days

Length of current 1113 lunation is 29 days, 18 hours and 37 minutes. It is 35 minutes shorter than next lunation 1114 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 53 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 1 hour and 10 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠135.1°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠135.1°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠163.9°. 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

12 days after point of perigee on 17 January 2090 at 04:55 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 1 February 2090 at 09:55 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 402 266 km

Moon is 402 266 km (249 957 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 2 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 406 433 km (252 546 mi).

Moon before descending node

8 days after its ascending node on 20 January 2090 at 12:25 in ♎ Libra, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 5 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 3 February 2090 at 19:04 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

8 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

2 days after previous South standstill on 27 January 2090 at 04:34 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.339°. Next 12 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.250° in the next northern standstill on 10 February 2090 at 19:04 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 30 January 2090 at 14:34 in ♒ Aquarius, 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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