Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 25 December 2090 Monday is Waxing Crescent, 4 days young Moon is in Aquarius.

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Lunar calendar 2090 | December 2090

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

Waxing Crescent 20% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 20% and growing larger. The 4 days young Moon is in ♒ Aquarius.

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Moon phase and lunation details

4 days after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 4 days on 21 December 2090 at 01:29.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♒ Aquarius

Moon is leaving the last ∠3° of ♒ Aquarius tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♓ Pisces later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1790"

Lunar disc appears visually 8.6% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1790" and ∠1951".

Wolf Moon after 11 days

Next Full Moon is the Wolf Moon of January 2091 after 11 days on 5 January 2091 at 15:50.

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 1125 / 2078

The Moon is 4 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1125 of Meeus index or 2078 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.63 days

Length of current 1125 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 2 minutes. It is 2 hours and 5 minutes shorter than next lunation 1126 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 2 hours and 18 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 45 minutes shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠65.8°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠65.8°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠102°. 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

9 days after point of perigee on 16 December 2090 at 06:21 in ♎ Libra. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 3 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 28 December 2090 at 17:47 in ♓ Pisces.

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Distance to Moon 400 392 km

Moon is 400 392 km (248 792 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 3 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 404 274 km (251 204 mi).

Moon before descending node

11 days after its ascending node on 13 December 2090 at 16:31 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next day, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 26 December 2090 at 22:11 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after southern standstill

4 days after previous South standstill on 21 December 2090 at 09:02 in ♑ Capricorn, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.635°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.625° in the next northern standstill on 4 January 2091 at 20:03 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 11 days

After 11 days on 5 January 2091 at 15:50 in ♋ Cancer, 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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