Waxing Crescent on

Moon phase on 6 September 2092 Saturday is Waxing Crescent, 5 days young Moon is in Scorpio.

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Lunar calendar 2092 | September 2092

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

Waxing Crescent 24% illuminated

Waxing Crescent is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 24% and growing larger. The 5 days young Moon is in ♏ Scorpio.

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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 1 September 2092 at 22:14.

Moonrise and moonset

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

Moon in ♏ Scorpio

Moon is passing about ∠14° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1959"

Lunar disc appears visually 2.8% wider than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1959" and ∠1904".

Harvest Moon after 9 days

Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon of September 2092 after 9 days on 15 September 2092 at 20:33.

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 1146 / 2099

The Moon is 5 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the beginning to the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 1146 of Meeus index or 2099 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.46 days

Length of current 1146 lunation is 29 days, 11 hours and 1 minute. It is 48 minutes longer than next lunation 1147 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 1 hour and 43 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 4 hours and 26 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠282.2°

This lunation true anomaly is ∠282.2°. At the beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠312.2°. 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 25 August 2092 at 18:58 in ♊ Gemini. 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 8 September 2092 at 07:44 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 365 970 km

Moon is 365 970 km (227 403 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next day until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 369 784 km (229 773 mi).

Moon before descending node

6 days after its ascending node on 30 August 2092 at 21:39 in ♌ Leo, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 6 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 12 September 2092 at 21:06 in ♒ Aquarius.

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Draconic month

6 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♌ Leo, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon before southern standstill

9 days after previous North standstill on 28 August 2092 at 04:01 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠20.103°. Next 3 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-20.164° in the next southern standstill on 10 September 2092 at 11:11 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 9 days

After 9 days on 15 September 2092 at 20:33 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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