Waning Crescent on

Moon phase on 12 September 2091 Wednesday is Waning Crescent, 28 days old Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2091 | September 2091

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 ♍ Virgo.

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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 6 September 2091 at 03:47.

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 ♍ Virgo

Moon is passing about ∠8° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1928"

Lunar disc appears visually 1.1% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1928" and ∠1907".

Harvest Moon after 15 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2091 after 15 days on 27 September 2091 at 15:56.

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 1133 / 2086

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 1133 of Meeus index or 2086 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.38 days

Length of current 1133 lunation is 29 days, 9 hours and 13 minutes. It is 19 minutes longer than next lunation 1134 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

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

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠310.2°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠310.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠332.3°. 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 perigee

9 days after point of apogee on 3 September 2091 at 01:49 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 15 September 2091 at 01:40 in ♎ Libra.

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Distance to Moon 371 804 km

Moon is 371 804 km (231 028 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 2 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 361 131 km (224 396 mi).

Moon in ascending node

Moon is in ascending node in ♍ Virgo at 03:32 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from South to North. Moon will follow the northern part of its orbit for the next 12 days to meet descending node on 25 September 2091 at 00:30 in ♓ Pisces.

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New draconic month

At 03:32 on this date the Moon is completing its previous draconic month and is entering the new one.


Moon after northern standstill

4 days after previous North standstill on 8 September 2091 at 00:27 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.885°. Next 8 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-18.923° in the next southern standstill on 20 September 2091 at 16:58 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 1 day

After 1 day on 13 September 2091 at 09:34 in ♍ Virgo, 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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