Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 14 September 2091 Friday is Waxing Crescent, 1 day young Moon is in Libra.

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Lunar calendar 2091 | September 2091

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

Waxing Crescent 2% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 2% and growing larger. The 1 day young Moon is in ♎ Libra.

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Moon phase and lunation details

1 day after New Moon

Previous main lunar phase is the New Moon before 1 day on 13 September 2091 at 09:34.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♎ Libra

Moon is passing about ∠7° of ♎ Libra tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1962"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1962" and ∠1908".

Harvest Moon after 13 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2091 after 13 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 1134 / 2087

The Moon is 1 day young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1134 of Meeus index or 2087 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.37 days

Length of current 1134 lunation is 29 days, 8 hours and 54 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2091. It is 19 minutes shorter than next lunation 1135 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 3 hours and 50 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 2 hours and 19 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠332.3°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠332.3°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠349.5°. 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

11 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 day, 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 365 396 km

Moon is 365 396 km (227 047 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 361 131 km (224 396 mi).

Moon after ascending node

2 days after its ascending node on 12 September 2091 at 03:32 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 10 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 25 September 2091 at 00:30 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

2 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 before southern standstill

6 days after previous North standstill on 8 September 2091 at 00:27 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠18.885°. Next 6 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 13 days

After 13 days on 27 September 2091 at 15:56 in ♓ Pisces, 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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