Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 17 October 2090 Tuesday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2090 | October 2090

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

Waning Crescent 38% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 38% and getting smaller. The 23 days old Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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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 16 October 2090 at 10:36.

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 ∠8° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1938"

Lunar disc appears visually 0.6% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1938" and ∠1926".

Beaver Moon after 20 days

Next Full Moon is the Beaver Moon of November 2090 after 20 days on 7 November 2090 at 09:05.

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 1122 / 2075

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 1122 of Meeus index or 2075 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.38 days

Length of current 1122 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 6 minutes. It is 1 hour and 33 minutes shorter than next lunation 1123 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 38 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 31 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠3.8°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠3.8°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠19.7°. 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 before perigee

10 days after point of apogee on 6 October 2090 at 16:44 in ♓ Pisces. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 4 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 21 October 2090 at 22:03 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 369 890 km

Moon is 369 890 km (229 839 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 4 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 359 372 km (223 303 mi).

Moon before ascending node

10 days after its descending node on 6 October 2090 at 13:25 in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is following the southern part of its orbit for the next 2 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from South to North in ascending node on 20 October 2090 at 10:45 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

24 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 after northern standstill

2 days after previous North standstill on 14 October 2090 at 20:55 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.312°. Next 9 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.382° in the next southern standstill on 27 October 2090 at 11:28 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 5 days

After 5 days on 23 October 2090 at 02:09 in ♏ Scorpio, 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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