Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 11 May 2091 Friday is Waning Crescent, 23 days old Moon is in Pisces.

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Lunar calendar 2091 | May 2091

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

Waning Crescent 39% illuminated

Waning Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 39% and getting smaller. The 23 days old Moon is in ♓ Pisces.

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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 10 May 2091 at 08:36.

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 is entering ♓ Pisces

Moon is passing first ∠4° of ♓ Pisces tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1800"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.4% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1800" and ∠1899".

Strawberry Moon after 21 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2091 after 21 days on 1 June 2091 at 17:31.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • New Moon in Taurus ♉ on 18 May 2091 at 13:07
  • First Quarter in Virgo ♍ on 26 May 2091 at 02:42
  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 1 June 2091 at 17:31
  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 9 June 2091 at 00:22

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 1129 / 2082

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 1129 of Meeus index or 2082 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.66 days

Length of current 1129 lunation is 29 days, 15 hours and 47 minutes. It is 2 hours and 13 minutes longer than next lunation 1130 length.

Lunation length longer than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 3 minutes longer than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours shorter, compared to 21st century longest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠189.5°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠189.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠214.7°. 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 before apogee

8 days after point of perigee on 2 May 2091 at 14:03 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 15 May 2091 at 03:48 in ♈ Aries.

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Distance to Moon 398 233 km

Moon is 398 233 km (247 451 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 3 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 973 km (252 260 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♓ Pisces at 22:03 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 14 days to meet ascending node on 26 May 2091 at 06:27 in ♍ Virgo.

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Draconic month

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

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Moon after southern standstill

4 days after previous South standstill on 6 May 2091 at 22:47 in ♐ Sagittarius, when Moon has reached southern declination of ∠-18.782°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves northward to face North declination of ∠18.883° in the next northern standstill on 21 May 2091 at 13:53 in ♊ Gemini.

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Syzygy in 7 days

After 7 days on 18 May 2091 at 13:07 in ♉ Taurus, 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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