Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 27 May 2090 Saturday is Waning Crescent, 27 days old Moon is in Taurus.

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Lunar calendar 2090 | May 2090

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

Waning Crescent 4% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 4% and getting smaller. The 27 days old Moon is in ♉ Taurus.

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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 21 May 2090 at 09:43.

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 ♉ Taurus

Moon is passing about ∠15° of ♉ Taurus tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1824"

Lunar disc appears visually 3.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1824" and ∠1893".

Strawberry Moon after 15 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2090 after 15 days on 12 June 2090 at 05:18.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Gemini ♊ on 29 May 2090 at 07:29
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 5 June 2090 at 05:45
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 12 June 2090 at 05:18
  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 20 June 2090 at 03:33

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 1117 / 2070

The Moon is 27 days old. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the second to the final part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1117 of Meeus index or 2070 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.51 days

Length of current 1117 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 17 minutes. It is 2 hours and 35 minutes longer than next lunation 1118 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 27 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 5 hours and 42 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠246°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠246°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠280.8°. 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

5 days after point of apogee on 22 May 2090 at 05:49 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 8 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 4 June 2090 at 21:08 in ♍ Virgo.

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Distance to Moon 393 041 km

Moon is 393 041 km (244 224 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 8 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 369 767 km (229 763 mi).

Moon after descending node

3 days after its descending node on 23 May 2090 at 16:27 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 9 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 6 June 2090 at 01:10 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

17 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is moving from the second to the final part of it.

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Moon before northern standstill

10 days after previous South standstill on 16 May 2090 at 12:41 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.355°. Next 3 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.414° in the next northern standstill on 30 May 2090 at 23:17 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 29 May 2090 at 07:29 in ♊ Gemini, 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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